Product & Company

Weren't you guys called Silvi?

Yes! We've had a little branding and name change, which we felt better aligned to our values (and is overall more fun!).

Btw, Argie = argent = an old school way to refer to silver. See what we did there?

What is Argie made from?

Our silk products are made from 22 Momme 100% Mulberry silk (6A, the highest possible grading). The silk is treated with anti-bacterial silver ions, reducing bacteria by 99.7%.

Plant-based silk

Our plant-based silk is made of 100% 400TC bamboo lyocell, which is derived from pure bamboo pulp, a renewable plant source.

What skin issues does Argie help with?

Argie naturally kills acne-causing bacteria and will help prevent:

  • Breakouts (pimples)
  • Dry or oily skin
  • Blackheads & whiteheads

The benefits of silk also:

  • Improve skin's collagen retention
  • Help regulate skin's oil

What are 'acne-causing' bacteria?

Great question! Silvi's Silver Ion Technology works to eliminate two primary types of bacteria, Cutibacterium acnes (C. acnes) [1] and Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) [2]

Both of these bacteria have been linked to acne vulgaris (common acne), which causes pimples, inflamed skin, clogged pores, red papules and nodes. [3] [4]

[1] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK83685/

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3503376/

[3] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23375548/

[4] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2292600/

Where is it made?

Argie is spun, woven and sewn in China in an ethically certified factory (Oeko-Tex®).

Has Argie’s antibacterial properties been certified?

Yes. The antibacterial properties have successfully passed testing by SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

Can silver be harmful to me or the environment?

Our silver ion treatment has no short or long-term harmful effects on either you or the environment.

Is it ethically made and not tested on animals?

Yes, all our products are ethically made (Oeko-Tex® certified) and are not tested on animals.

Is it hypoallergenic?

Yep, Silvi is hypoallergenic and made for sensitive skin.

Is it safe during pregnancy?

You'll be glad to know that our silver ion treatment is completely safe as its topical and not ingested. Our fabrics have also been independently tested by certified labs for efficacy and safety.

How long does the silver treatment last?

The treatment will be maximally effective (killing 99%+ bacteria) for at least 18 months, after which there will be a gradual decline.

How big is the pillowcase?

Standard/queen size: 48 x 70cm

King size: 48 x 91cm

Where is your company based?

We're based in Melbourne, Australia.

Washing & Care

Do I wash Argie before first use?

Yes, although not entirely necessary (nothing bad will happen if you don’t!). It’s always best practice to give clothes and bedding a wash before use.

How do I wash it?

  • Machine delicate wash or hand wash (cold setting)
  • Use pH neutral detergent
  • Do not bleach, tumble dry or dry clean (no trichloroethylene)
  • Iron low heat

Any detergent recommendations?

Argie'sZero-Waste Laundry Strips are designed for washing your delicate fabrics including silk & bamboo.

We highly recommend joining our Facebook VIP Group, where members have shared their own recommendations! Link here

How often do I wash Argie?

To make your Argie last, we recommend washing every 10-14 days (yep, silver keeps your case cleaner for longer).

What skincare/acne products should I avoid?

To maintain the integrity of the pillowcase, we recommend avoiding any products that contain the following ingredients:

  • Benzoyl peroxide
  • Alpha hydroxy acids
  • Chlorine bleach

How to clean orange stains?

How to Remove Orange Stains

1. Presoak for 15 min (put the stained item in warm water before laundering it) in a solution of:

  • 1 litre of warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid dishwashing or laundry detergent
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

2. Rinse well with water and launder immediately after presoaking


Where do you ship from?

Sydney, Australia.

How long does shipping take?

Usually between 3-5 business days Aus-wide.

How much does shipping cost?

Within Australia, it's free over $50!

Do you ship internationally?

If you're based in the US, you can order from our US store. Otherwise, we don't yet ship internationally! 

Payments, Returns & Exchanges

What are my payment options?

Visa, Mastercard, Amex, PayPal, Afterpay, Apple Pay, Google Pay.

I'd like a refund. How can I get one?

Simply send an email to hi@meetargie.com and we'll get it sorted within 24 hours.

What's your money-back guarantee?

We know some things take time, that's why we offer a 100 night trial. If for any reason you're not loving your Argie, send it back within a 100 day period for a full refund + return postage.

Note: This is not applicable for colour exchanges.

I've changed my mind about a colour. Can I exchange it?

We do not accept free exchanges for different colours once your item has shipped. 

To request an exchange:

1) Purchase our nominal $5 exchange fee to cover postage from us to you: https://au.meetargie.com/products/exchange-fee

2) Send an email to hi@mysilvi.com with your exchange fee order number AND the original order number, along with details of the exchange.

3) Post your original order back unopened and undamaged (our support staff will give you our return address). You will be responsible for paying return shipping.

4) Once we receive the returned item, we'll dispatch your new order within 48 hours.


Do you have a retail presence?

We're currently only available online.

How do I distribute Argie products?

Please send an email to hi@meetargie.com with your details and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.