Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases Review (White)
By Pleasure Panel reviewer Joanne.Gemini
During my conversations with Mark at Sheets of San Francisco I casually dropped in that I wouldn’t mind reviewing the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases to go with my new bed sheet that I was in the process of reviewing. That bed sheet review is now finished and you can find how much I ‘gushed’ about it here.
Thanks to Mark, I ended up with 2 Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases arriving on my doorstep to review with an open and honest opinion. They came in a discreet box and in the same fashion as the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Sheet, but in two smaller sturdy cardboard boxes. I’m now two thirds the way to having the full set, and I really want the duvet cover so best get saving – as despite having a double bed, I have a king size duvet!
So, my first thoughts of the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases was that they were superb quality and as they were of the same material and soft to touch material as the bedding. I was already enamoured. They delicately unfolded and were a standard UK pillow size, however, I understand they have a variety of sizes to suit most pillows. The insert to the protect the end of the pillow was quite long, which would protect the pillow even more so which was fantastic. Also in colour white, nothing about them screamed, ‘I’m going to attempt to get you wet’.
The other thing that was noticeable (very much like the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Sheet) was that it’s quite a cold material. Now for those who like a cold pillow… this one is for you. You can really feel it on your face. Personally, I’m a fan – and the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases soon warm up with body heat anyway.
Now I have pillar box red hair and was very excited about the idea of being able to go to sleep with damp hair and not worry about wet pillows. However I’m sure you can imagine that’s not really what the aim is all about?
With sexy time in mind, the thought that instantly came to mind was being able to prop my hips up. Now to get any height (unless you’ve got a memory foam or solid like pillow), you’d need to fold your pillow in half. In doing so, air does get trapped. Not a problem, right? Eh… kinda; the air does leak and in some cases can cause a queefing sound(!). Not the thing you want to hear when the pillow is directly under your hips during a romantic or any kind of moment.
If you’ve got a memory foam or very expensive pillow, then I can seriously understand you wanting to protect it and not use it for anything but your head. However since you can buy these Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases, they can be used for aheh, the other kinda head in your life. Other than that, the product comes in at the price of £36 for one pillowcase, which makes it even pricier (I feel) than a standard pillow alone.
I also feel that usually you have more than one pillow on your bed. Therefore if you soak one, you can use the other – so you’re not sleeping in a wet patch. However, if you’re a massive gusher… or generally don’t want to get any of your pillows wet, you could end up forking out for 4 x pillowcases. At a price of £144 you may as well just buy a piece of Liberator Furniture.
Sex furniture often takes up plenty of space
That said, Liberator Furniture is not exactly easy to hide – whereas the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases are. They are extremely inconspicuous and despite the fact they come at a price, they don’t require you to have somewhere to store a huge piece of furniture when it’s not required. Also, the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases are great for spontaneity – unlike the ‘OOohh lemme go grab XYZ’ event which could ruin the moment.
Wash up is just like I talk about in the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Sheet review. The Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases could do with a care sheet included so you know what not to do. I happened to know the dos and don’ts purely from asking owner Mark about the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Sheet. My hair colour hasn’t transferred onto the bed sheet -but I’m fully aware with it being white, it’s entirely possible. It may stain.
In fairness, I use standard bedding pillow covers over the top anyway (as pictured) although you can easily play without.
So, my overall thoughts? I have these 2 Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases due to this review, but I don’t feel I need to purchase another 2 to cover my other pillows. This is because should they get wet, at least I’ve got at least one dry pillow to sleep with from having these covered. My flat is tiny, so I’d never be able to store Liberator Furniture anywhere.
As for the queefing noise… well, I’m gonna look to see whether I can put an air hole in somewhere – it may well prevent the item from being completely waterproof but at least no embarrassing noises will be made. Maybe it’s something that could be improved upon?
For me, due to price and noise, the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases get 7/10.
Update June 2017:
Following my review, Sheets of San Francisco have taken on my feedback and have now created a care instructions sheet. This included sending it to me to proof, at which time I was able to add some extra thoughts. This will now be included with the products. I thank Mark for paying attention to my review and taking what I said on board.
Where To Buy
Thanks to Pleasure Panel reviewer Joanne.Gemini for this contributed review of the Sheets of San Francisco Fluidproof Pillowcases (White). You can buy them here for £36 each – and they’re also available in Black.
These fluidproof pillowcases are available in a variety of sizes. If you don’t see the right size – or wish to purchase a fluidproof accessory not shown – feel free to contact the Sheets of San Francisco team who are always happy to help.
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