Washing tips: wash new clothes first
Want to know why you should always wash new clothes first before wearing them? Read on!

Clean from the start


Brand-new clothes get so dirty and the dirt seems hard to remove.


Always wash new clothing items before wearing them. Clothes are treated with chemicals that preserve the garments while they're still in the shop storerooms. These chemicals actually turn any protein and most dirt into stains when they come into contact and make them hard to remove.

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