How often should you wash your favourite pair of jeans?Good news! Jeans do not need as much washing as other fabrics.
However, when you do decide to toss your jeans in the machine make sure to turn them upside down and keep the water cold – this saves them from fading.
Don’t have a machine? Even better! Hand washing your jeans is said to maximize its lifetime as opposed to - washing them in a machine like you do with all your other clothes.
Whatever you do, do not add bleach. Instead a light detergent is best for thorough maintenance.
Wondering how to save your jeans from bleeding colour? When hand washing your favourite pair, do not scrub the fabric as it will cause it to bleed. Just soak them in a bucket of cold water for 30 minutes and rinse out all the detergent with cold water.
What is the best way to dry your jeans? Like flammable objects - denim too should be kept away from sunlight.
Air-drying denim indoors is the best way to dry denim after they have been washed.
Is ironing your jeans essential? Denim is a versatile fabric and does not usually require being ironed. However, if you choose to iron them, make sure they are turned inside out.