How to wash lingerie? Simple tips and tricks

Hey there, lingerie lovers! If you've ever pondered the art of maintaining your delicate undergarments in pristine condition, you've landed in the right place. Here, we unveil the secrets to washing lingerie with finesse, ensuring each piece maintains its allure and elegance with every wear.

1. Sorting Your Silks and Lace

  First things first, let's talk sorting. Before you dive into the washing process, take a moment to separate your lingerie by color and fabric type. White, lights, and black lingerie should have their own categories to prevent any unexpected color bleeding. And remember, delicate lace and silk pieces should be treated with extra care, so keep them separate from sturdier materials like cotton or polyester.

2. Decoding the Care Label

  Next up, always check the care label on your lingerie for specific washing instructions. Different fabrics and constructions may require different care methods, so it's essential to pay attention here. Some pieces may be safe for a gentle cycle in the washing machine, while others may need a more delicate touch with hand washing or dry cleaning.

3. Hand Washing

  The Gentle Approach For those ultra-delicate pieces that need a little extra TLC, hand washing is the way to go. Here's a quick rundown of how to hand wash your lingerie like a pro:

  • Fill up a basin or sink with lukewarm water and add a small amount of mild detergent formulated for delicates.
  • Gently agitate the water to create some suds, then submerge your lingerie and give it a gentle swirl.
  • Let your lingerie soak for a few minutes to loosen up any dirt and oils, but be sure not to leave it soaking for too long.
  • After a good soak, rinse your lingerie thoroughly with clean water until all the soap is gone.
  • Gently squeeze out any excess water (no wringing or twisting allowed!) and then lay your lingerie flat on a clean towel to dry.

4. Machine Washing:

  When in Doubt, Be Gentle While hand washing is the gold standard for delicate lingerie, some pieces may be safe for a spin in the washing machine. Just remember these key tips:

  • Always use a mesh lingerie bag to protect your delicate pieces from getting tangled or snagged.
  • Opt for a gentle cycle with cold water and a mild detergent designed for delicates.
  • Avoid using bleach or harsh detergents, as they can damage delicate fabrics.
  • Once the wash cycle is complete, remove your lingerie promptly and lay it flat or hang it up to air dry.

5. Stain Removal

  A Quick Fix And last but not least, let's talk stain removal. If you happen to encounter a stubborn stain on your lingerie, don't panic! Just grab a gentle stain remover or spot treatment specifically formulated for delicate fabrics, apply it according to the product instructions, and then proceed with the washing process as usual.

And there you have it, lingerie lovers! With these simple tips and tricks, you'll be a pro at washing your delicate undergarments in no time. So go ahead, treat yourself to some luxurious lingerie knowing that you'll be able to keep it looking and feeling fabulous for many wears to come. Looking no further than BY AB. Australia. Explore our collections and keep your wardrobe in tune with current style trends. From the timeless charm of sexy lingerie to statement-making lingerie bodysuits and corsets, our handpicked selection has something for every mood and occasion.

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