Angora It's not often that you need to wash the Angora wool (resistant to dirt).
If you feel the need of washing it is recommended to wash by hand maximum 30 ° C hot water. Never use regular detergent but wool detergent, or a mild colourless shampoo, such as baby shampoo. It is very important to not twist or rub.
Rinse thoroughly, add a little vinegar or apple cider vinegar in the final rinse water to restore the natural balance. A mild shampoo also prevents static electricity.
Press out the water easily and gently, roll the garment in a towel and press the towel. Dry flat, shake out the garment when it is almost dry.
Angora fuzziness comes with the body heat when using the garment. The same happens after washing. If it is still uneven, you can brush the surface gently with a brush.
Store the garment lying flat. Allow the garment to rest after use. Hang out the garment a moment when moisture in the air.
CashmereWash your cashmeres by hand in cold water. Use a hair shampoo or mild soap with a pH below 7. Washing-up liquid may also be suitable. If your detergent needs to be dissolved in warm water, wait for it to cool before dipping your garment in. Leave it to soak quietly in the basin, then stir gently, do not agitate, rub or twist the garment. After washing, rinse with fresh water until the water runs clear. Squeeze gently. Then air dry flat on a towel, stretching it out properly to regain its shape.
Wash your organic cotton clothes in warm or hot water with a mild detergent and air dry. You can also dry them in a tumble dryer at low temperature. If in doubt, read the care label on your garment.
Hand wash wool garments in cold water with a little mild detergent without perfume or dye or special wool detergent. Soak in a basin - do not agitate, rub or wring the garment. After washing, rinse with fresh water until the water runs clear. Squeeze gently. To dry your wool garment, lay it flat on a dry towel, stretching it to the correct size and shape before letting it air dry.
- Merino wool
Merino wool naturally does not retain odours, so clothes can be worn for a long time without being washed. Put your garment in the washing machine in cold water. You can dry it in a tumble dryer on low heat or flat and air dry to save energy and reduce the impact on the environment.
- Silk It's crucial when silk to dive up your laundry . When washing silk for the first time, the dye may bleed, so it is essential to wash items separately. Printed silk can bleed in hot water. To increase the longevity of your silk garments, we recommend handwashing them in cold water with a quarter teaspoon of gentle organic detergent and fabric softener for no more than five minutes. Putting silk in a dryer will change the shape, size, and texture of the garment, so avoid the machine at all costs. Once you finish with the hand-wash, rinse again in cold water, carefully squeeze the garment of any excess water and shake it to remove any creases and even out the surface. then Lay flat to dry.
Wash your recycled polyester garments in the washing machine on a non-wrinkle programme. Use a mild detergent and air dry if possible. You can also tumble dry at a low temperature, but take the clothes out as soon as you have finished to avoid creasing. To remove stains from polyester fabrics, simply pour a few drops of washing-up liquid directly onto the stain and rub until the stain is completely removed. Rinse thoroughly with clean water.
Machine wash your nylon clothes in warm or hot water with a mild detergent. Air dry or tumble dry on low heat.
- Linen Always wash your linen clothes on your machine’s gentle cycle. Avoid washing in cold or very hot water. If it is possible to select the water level in the washing machine, always use the maximum offered. Your clothing should move freely. Do not crowd the washing machine with too many items at once. This can twist or pull the linen fabric out of shape. Make sure that any other items in the washing machine are similar to your linen clothes in terms of color, weight and washing instructions. If you hand wash linen clothes, only use a gentle swishing motion – never wring, twist or scrub the fabric. Hand washing is recommended for clothes that are not heavily soiled, or for linen fabric with a loose weave. This might be more easily damaged during a machine wash Linen clothes, like all other linen home textiles, must be washed in lukewarm temperatures – never in cold or hot water. Does linen shrink? Yes it does, especially if you wash it in too hot temperatures (above 30°C is not recommended). If your linen clothes are vintage or are not pre-washed you should expect them to shrink a bit after the first wash, no matter what water temperature you use. Use a mild detergent for washing and make sure that any residue is completely rinsed off the piece of clothing before drying. Always try to air dry your linen clothes flat. Hangers or clothespins can create marks on the fabric, and may also cause the garment to lose its original shape. We love the natural wrinkles in linen fabric, but if you like to iron your linen clothes make sure they are still damp before you start. Never wash a linen garment with another garment with a zip or button. This could easily make a hole! If possible, place your linen garments in a wash bag
- Mesh Mesh is notorious for being able to absorb pretty much anything they come into contact with, which makes it tough to clean. Using a mesh net for laundry is easy. There are many things you can wash in the washing machine with a laundry protector bag. Here are some steps to streamline washing clothing with a mesh laundry bag. However, be sure to read the tag (with washing instructions) some items cannot be machine washed)
- Lyocell Hand wash lyocell items whenever possible choose a gentle washing detergent and swirl it into a bowl of cool water, rinse with fresh water. If you're using a machine cycle, keep it gentle If you need to use a machine wash for your lyocell, washing on the gentle or hand wash setting and keeping the temperature low will help to prevent machine damage. After washing, hang your lyocell items up to air dry. Hang them up to dry in the sun instead to protect the fabric. Does lyocell shrink? When washed gently, you can expect lyocell to shrink around 3% in the first wash and then resist shrinking from there on. However, lyocell does shrink more drastically when it is exposed to high temperatures during washing or drying. Turn your iron down to the lowest heat
We'll say it again: lyocell is sensitive to heat! If you need to iron your lyocell fabric, always choose a low heat setting. Never turn it all the way up or you’ll just end up burning your clothing.
Viscose is a delicate fabric which requires special care.
To avoid risks of distortion, pilling, shrinkage, A special treatment in washing, drying and ironing.
Viscose is a highly absorbent fabric, inelastic and very delicate especially when wet.
We are recommending hand wash, with cold or lukewarm water (maximum 20° C) rather than machine washing. To remove stains on viscose, you can careful rub the stained area with a mild detergent for a few minutes. If you choose to use a washing machine instead of hand washing, select the delicate cycle program and put the clothes in a wash bag, to not damage the material especially by rubbing against the drum.
Wash your garment on the reverse side in order to preserve the colors and brightness !
When viscose is wet, it is more rigid and less soft. Once dry, it will recover its original shape. Do not put in the dryer, it is better to allow the viscose garment to air dry flat, on a hanger. Beforehand, you can wring it with a towel. And be careful, viscose can be damaged by excessive wringing and twisting.
the ironing. It is only during this step that the viscose garment will recover its original size, shape and lightness. Viscose should be ironed on the reverse side when it is still wet. With the iron at one dot (110°C). And for more precaution, you can use a damp cloth.