Why People Prefer Sheepskin Footwear Nowadays?

by Nicolas Draper Director
Sheepskin products are not something that was introduced recently, they were used for thousands of years and remains the best to keep one warm during the nail-biting winter season. Our ancestors selected sheepskin as it was convenient and comfortable. Now, more people have realised the features and qualities of sheepskin and have started to buy them, either in the form of sheepskin footwear, gloves or boots.  

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Let us check out why people prefer sheepskin products and the benefit they offer:

Benefits of Sheepskin Footwear

  • Sheepskin is a versatile and unique material. Footwear made using sheepskin has a low heat altercation rate, which means it does not affect by outside temperatures.

  • Additionally, the fur follows its way and maintains its temperature irrespective of its neighbouring temperature.

  • Sheepskin is generally thermostatic and it keeps maintains the temperature of the feet at normal body temperature though the temperature is very cold outside. It means when you wear sheepskin footwear, it will automatically balance body temperature throughout the day. Due to these qualities, sheepskin footwear is preferred all year round.

  • Another excellent benefit of sheepskin is it absorbs moisture two times better than cotton. The moisture mixes through the fur, evaporating completely and permits the products to stay dry.

  • As the material is tremendously absorbent, it removes body odor developed by oil and sweat expelled by the human body. Moreover, sheepskin is also anti-bacterial. It keeps itself clean by rejecting dirt particles.

  • Sheepskin is very comfortable, warm and soft to wear. It does not cause irritation to individuals with sensitive skin also. It helps you stay cool during the summer and warm during the winter months.

  • Sheepskin consists of lanolin that is almost similar to that present in human skin, thus permitting to heal inflamed rashes or skin or heal sensitive skin.

As per the report by a British Medical Paper- The Lancet, sheepskin offers the best soothing effect. In order to prove this, Dr. Stephen Scott along with his coworkers at Cambridge University Hospital trialed with thirty-four incubator babies who were weighing below the moderate weight that is 2.5 pounds. They decided to shift half of the newborn babies on sheepskin. The result was amazing. Twelve out of seventeen babies started to gain weight faster than fourteen out of seventeen babies who were continuing to lie on the cotton sheets.

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About Nicolas Draper Advanced   Director

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