When best friends Max Hertan and Ben Goodman compared notes about the acne they'd both suffered since their teens, they decided enough was enough.
Fed up with splashing out on endless prescriptions and creams, they were determined to find a solution for their bad skin.
After months of research, they discovered cotton pillowcases have 1,000 times more bacteria than a toilet seat, after just three nights of use.
This bacteria can end up clogging the pores on our face and causing breakouts.
So, the mates decided to invent a pillowcase to help skin - and Silvi was born.
Silvi is a pillowcase that eliminates 99.7% of acne-causing bacteria.
It's made from pure mulberry silk, treated with a natural, antibacterial silver to prevent bacterial growth.
Silk is a well-known beauty hack.
It's twice as smooth and four-and-a-half times more breathable than cotton, and its proteins help maintain your skin’s moisture and collagen - essential for treating acne and giving your skin a natural glow.
Antibacterial silver has been used for many years as a safe way to stop smells and bacterial spread.
The pillowcase, $89, is clinically-tested and made using zero chemicals.
It's hypoallergenic and designed specifically for sensitive skin, so isn't itchy.
Silvi offers a guarantee of clearer skin within a month, promising to prevent breakouts, dry/oily skin, blackheads and whiteheads.
The results speak for themselves - when Silvi first launched in January 2021, the mates made $350,000 in their first six weeks, and have gone on to sell over 100,000 pillowcases in their first year.
They have more than 1300 4.8 star reviews, with happy users raving about the results.
"Truly the best investment I could have made for my skincare routine, as I have seen continuous visible improvements since I began using," says one.
"The GOAT of silk pillowcases - my skin has completely transformed and is now the clearest it’s ever been!! I’m beyond impressed," says another.
The pillowcases come in seven colours, and there are also matching bamboo linen sets, so you can coordinate your bedroom perfectly.
Wash your Silvi pillowcase carefully, and it will last up to 18 months, giving you clearer, happier skin the whole time.
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