Experts Discuss Soaking in Vinegar, Tumble Drying, Dry Cleaning, and the Bathtub Soak
If you’re reading this, chances are you care a great deal about your jeans. Maybe even to the point that your friends call you obsessed?
In that case, it’s safe to assume you also care about how you take care of your jeans, especially how you wash them. And you probably only wear raw denim jeans.
Raw denim has spread from niches to the masses over the past decade. Along its way to commercialisation, myths and false assumptions about raw denim care have taken hold in the public conscious. And that means you might be getting (or giving) poor, or even false, advice about how to take care of your jeans.
Advice like “put your jeans in the freezer,” “wash them in the ocean,” or “wait six months before you wash” are some of the popular raw denim myths floating around. With help from a handful of experts, I busted those three myths in a previous member resource.
Suggested reading: 3 Popular Raw Denim Care Myths and Why They’re Totally Busted
In this guide, I’ll discuss another four of the most common denim care myths. Learn if vinegar really helps denim retain its colour, what happens if you tumble dry your jeans, if dry cleaning your jeans does any good, and why you should or shouldn’t soak your jeans in the bathtub. Let’s start with that last one.
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