Here are some tips to help your suit last longer than a sunburn will:
1. Rinse your suit right away
Sunscreen, salt, chlorine, and just being up close and personal with your body can all cause your suit to stink. Wear your suit in the shower with you, or quickly hand rinse in the sink when you're done using it to minimize the time the fabric spends exposed to harsh chemicals.
2. Wash your suit by hand
Experts all say that the best way to wash your swimwear is by hand, using a mild soap. If you can't be bothered to wash your suit, we recommend investing in a mesh laundry bag before washing your suit in the machine - on a gentle, cold cycle only. Even on the gentle cycle - he agitation of washing machines can damage fabrics.
3. Dry off right
Resist all urges to wring out swimsuits. Wringing out your suit puts stress on the materials in the fabric, and can cause it to lose its elasticity. Instead, try rolling your suit up in a towel to absorb extra moisture.
4. Keep cool -and avoid heat!
Yes, that means the sun, the dryer, and hot tubs. The warm water in hot tubs, combined with the strong chemicals, will cause more wear than normal on your suit. You should never, EVER, put your swimsuit in the dryer - the heat will destroy the fabric and cause it to lose shape. Also, we don't recommend letting your swimsuit dry out in the sun - instead lay it flay to dry indoors.
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