If you've browsed our selection of sheets and duvet covers, chances are you've come across the brand TENCEL™! You may have read our bedding with TENCEL™ branded fibers is supremely soft, sustainable, and excels at regulating temperature. But if you've never encountered this fiber before, you may also be wondering, what is it exactly? And what makes it so special? Read on to find out!

What is TENCEL™?

First thing's first, TENCEL™ is actually a brand name, not a fabric itself!

It refers to a range of sustainable fibers produced by the Austrian textile company, Lenzing AG. So there’s a big difference between a fabric labelled just “lyocell” or “modal” and a fabric labelled TENCEL™ Lyocell or TENCEL™ Modal. The difference? Quality and sustainability.

To carry the TENCEL™ brand, at least 30% of a fabric’s fibers must be made by Lenzing. As a leader in eco-friendly textiles, Lenzing produces top quality fibers that are sustainable from forest to fabric. Here’s how:

What is TENCEL™?

First thing's first, TENCEL™ is actually a brand name, not a fabric itself!

It refers to a range of sustainable fibers produced by the Austrian textile company, Lenzing AG. So there’s a big difference between a fabric labelled just “lyocell” or “modal” and a fabric labelled TENCEL™ Lyocell or TENCEL™ Modal. The difference? Quality and sustainability.

To carry the TENCEL™ brand, at least 30% of a fabric’s fibers must be made by Lenzing. As a leader in eco-friendly textiles, Lenzing produces top quality fibers that are sustainable from forest to fabric. Here’s how:

How TENCEL™ Fibers Set a New Standard of Sustainability

How TENCEL™ Fibers Set a New Standard of Sustainability

Sourced From
Renewable Raw Material

TENCEL™ fibers are made out of cellulose from renewable wood sources. Specifically, TENCEL™ Lyocell is mainly made from eucalyptus trees, while TENCEL™ Modal is made from beech trees. These tress are sustainably grown and harvested from European forest based on criteria liad out by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).

Made Using
Eco-Friendly Processes

Next Step, the eucalyptus and beech trees are chopped into wood chips. These wood chips are soaked in an organic, non-toxic solvent to break them down into pulp. Then, the pulp is ejected under high pressure through tiny holes to produce fibers. Finally, these fibers are woven into fabric like TENCEL™ Lyocell and TENCEL™ Modal.

 

Sustainable Production of TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal

TENCEL™ Lyocell

TENCEL™ Lyocell is well-known for its award-winning closed loop production process. "Closed loop" means the water and organic solvent used to make these fibers is recycled and fed back into production. In fact, the solvent is recovered at a rate of over 99%!

TENCEL™ Modal

TENCEL™ Modal is also made using processes that minimize waste and recover chemicals at a high rate. Specifically, sodium sulfate, a compound generated during production, is recycled and used in household products, like detergent and glass.

The Unique Benefits of TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal Fibers
The Best Fabric for Staying Cool All-Night Long

TENCEL™ fibers excell at regulating body temperature. The hollow structure of these fibers allows them to wick away excess moisture, keeping you cool and dry no matter the climate. Add to that excellent breathability, and you have the perfect recipe for a restful night's sleep!

Exquisitely Soft, Smooth, and Gentle on Skin

Under an electron microscope, TENCEL™ fibers show off a sleek surface! This makes for a luxuriously soft, smooth fabric with a silky hand feel. Supremely gentle on skin, TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal are ideal for those with sensitivities, allergies, or anyone seeking a comfortable sleep environment.

Long-Lasting Freshness and a Healthier Sleep

Bacteria love moisture, so by wicking away moisture, TENCEL™ fibers create an unfavourable environment for bacterial growth! That's why, our TENCEL™ beddings stays fresh for longer and sleepers enjoy better hygiene on a nightly basis.

Vibrant Colour Retention Wash After Wash

TENCEL™ fibers love colour dyes! Thanks to their smooth exterior and hallow interior, they excel at taking up and retaining dye. So even after repeated washing, our richly coloured BeechBliss and Eucalyptus Luxe sheets will keep their brilliance and lustre.

Durable, Strong Fabric That Will Last for Years

The longer the fiber, the stronger the material. So TENCEL™ fibers are incrediblly strong, as a result of being long and silky! That's why, our sheets and duvet covers made with these fibers will keep their shape and look amazing for years to come.

How can you know whether one of our products is made with TENCEL™? Look for this logo
when you're shopping!
Our Bedding Collections With TENCEL™ Fibers
Fabricated with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal | Super Soft, smooth, and breathable
Our Luxury Sheets With TENCEL™ Fibers
BeechBliss
  • 100% TENCEL™
  • Silky soft and cool to the touch
Eucalyptus Luxe
  • 65% TENCEL™ Lyocell, 35% Cotton
  • Buttery soft and lustrous
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