How to Do Laundry Without Ruining All of Your Clothes

How to Do Laundry Without Ruining All of Your Clothes

Improper laundering can make your new clothes look old in a matter of weeks. We hate it when our favorite white shirt becomes pink only because we forgot to split the clothes. I know, it happened to us all.

We spend a lot of time worrying about whether or not we have the “right” clothes. Maybe you’re guilty of over-ordering from your favorite online boutique so you can try everything on in the privacy of your own home, or maybe you just spend a little more time than you’d like to admit browsing Pinterest for seasonal trends to make sure you’re following them without looking like you’re trying too hard. Even those of us who don’t cop to being “fashionable” have been at fashion’s mercy at least once in a while, and we have a closet full of clothes to show for it. (It may also be time to offload some of that clothing, but that’s a topic for another time.)

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Once you go through the effort to collect that wardrobe, though, are you taking good care of it? Somewhat ironically, cleaning your clothes can often damage them. You may have mastered Laundry 101 somewhere around your sophomore year of high school, but the devil is most certainly in the details here, and everyone could use a refresher in the basics. Keep reading for tips on how you can successfully launder all those fab fashions without totally destroying them. You — and your wallet — will thank us!

  • Do I have to sort my laundry? To sort or not to sort is one of the most oft-debated questions in the world of laundry. What have we determined? You don’t need to, but doing so will reduce the likelihood of you bleaching out your clothes or damaging the fabric, because it will force you to use different water temperatures and cycles based on color and whether or not the pieces are delicates. But if you’re in a rush and willing to risk a less-than-perfect result, you can probably skip the sort.

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