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Cool and Crisp Percale or Warm and Luxurious Sateen - Which cotton weave is better for you?
Feb 23, 2024
Percale vs Sateen - Do you like to sleep all warm and cozy or do you like to stay cool as a cucumber?  Takasa organic and Fairtrade certified cotton comes in fabric weaves that make sleeping a personalized experience. So, how do you choose between percale or sateen? Let's give you a quick explanation of the differences between our two fabric choices and then you can decide. 
King Size bedding - what's the difference?
Feb 23, 2024
So, what's the difference between a king, California king, and split king bed? In short, it all comes down to dimensions. Read on to find out more...
What is the Difference between Bath Towels and Bath Sheets?
Feb 23, 2024
Most people think that bath towels and bath sheets are interchangeable. In this blog post, were going to tell you everything you need to know about bath towels and bath sheets so that you can make an informed decision about which one is right for you.
Cotton Anniversary Gift Ideas
Feb 01, 2024
Congratulations! You've made it to two blissful years of marriage. The second anniversary is traditionally...
Detoxing your mind, body and soul with Takasa
Jan 13, 2024
Although more focus is put on making life changes at the start of the new year, anytime is good time to make simple changes to help detox your mind and body. Read on for 6 simple changes that can be effective in improving your day-to-day.
Adjusting your Sleep Schedule for the end of Daylight Savings Time (DST)
Nov 01, 2023
As we go through the bi-annual time change, our bodies tend to react. Particularly during the fall season, adjusting to an "earlier" bedtime after turning back the clocks can be quite challenging. In preparation, here are just a few valuable practices that can help reset your natural sleep cycle.
Sustainability Cotton Bedding by Takasa
Oct 29, 2023
When it comes to making a difference in the world, we often think of the...
The process of getting Fairtrade certified
Oct 06, 2023
For Takasa, Fairtrade Cotton certification serves as a reinforcement of our mission to produce sustainable and ethical home textiles. We can only hope that more companies follow suit and work towards getting Fairtrade certified to collectively ensure a sustainable future for all. 
Takasa Fairtrade Cotton Duvets
Sep 27, 2023
When it comes to bedding, we all want the best quality, comfort, and style. But have you ever stopped to consider where your bedding comes from, and the impact it has on the environment and the people involved in the production process? Enter fair trade cotton duvet covers – bedding that not only looks and feels great, but also supports sustainable and ethical practices. In this blog post, we'll dive into what fair trade cotton duvet covers are, how they differ from conventional bedding, and why they're worth considering for your next bedding purchase.
Why Canadian Consumers Should Sleep in Eco-Friendly Sheets by Takasa
Sep 13, 2023
Traditional bed linens are often treated with harmful chemicals that can cause skin irritation and even respiratory issues. Organic materials, like Takasa bed linens made from 100% organic cotton, are free from harmful chemicals and pesticides. This means that they are better for your overall health and well-being.