Summer is already around the corner and as it onsets, it brings about a lot of challenges. Be it our skin care routine, work out routine, household activities or clothes, almost everything changes as soon as summer begins.

One of the most important challenge is to take care of your summer clothes effectively. Through our research, we have come across ways in which you can take care of your clothes.

  1. Separate the Whites

The first step you take is to separate your whites from rest of your clothes. After you are done with it, you need to set the washing machine to hot, and choose a detergent which is an alternative to bleach. You can also add washing soda to boost the whiteness of your clothes and to clean the armpits.

  1. Dry cleaning

Clothes such as Khadis and silk clothes tend to wrinkle and ultimately lose its glow if you wash them in normal detergent. Thus sending them out for dry cleaning helps keep up the same shine and quality of the cloth material. So get your beloved Nehru Jackets dry cleaned and then wear them with aplomb!

  1. Avoid washing delicate clothes in your washing machine

lingerie come with warning that say “hand wash”. Apparently, washing machine tends to shrink the fabric and damage it. Hence, hand wash your delicate so that they last longer and their fabric doesn’t wither out.

  1. Do not leave your clothes in the sun for too long

As observed, keeping clothes out in the sun for too long leads to colour fading. That is why, after your clothes are completely dry, fold them and keep them in an organised way.

  1. Ironing with care

Learn how to iron clothes according to their cloth material. Adjustment of temperature of the iron will help keep up the cloth material. Generally this is the adjustment for temperature

•Linen: 445° F

•Cotton: 400° F

•Viscose/Rayon: 375° F

•Wool: 300° F

•Acrylic: 275° F

•Polyester: 300° F

•Silk: 300° F

•Acetate: 290° F

•Lycra: 275° F

•Nylon: 275° F

  1. Dress after make up and hairdo

Cosmetic materials can seriously damage the clothes and thus, dress after you are done with your makeup and Hairdo to avoid any dye or hairspray to harm your cloth.

  1. Invest in a steamer

A steamer helps get rid of wrinkles while your clothes still hang on the hangers. This way, you can make your outfits ever ready to wear without any need of Ironing them.

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