Cashmere is not an ordinary piece of clothing. It is so soft, delicate, warm, and beautiful to wear that one wants to preserve it and pass it on to generations. But cashmere is extremely sensitive and requires proper care and handling. With adequate care, a Cashmere garment will retain its natural beauty over the decades. However, washing it wrongly can deteriorate your product and even ruin it. Here are a few tips to preserve the colour and texture of your cashmere products for a long time.
Follow The Right Cleaning Methods
We would recommend you to the dry cleaner. However, It is an option, there is really nothing to be scared of if you choose to clean your beloved cashmere yourself. Avoid washing it in very hot or chilly water as it can cause shrinking. Always use lukewarm water and mix a delicate shampoo solution. Do not bleach Cashmere Products as it can affect its softness.
Avoid twisting or squeezing your cashmere. You must never place it in a clothes dryer. For drying, spread the cashmere on a drying rack. Do not hang it as it can cause the fabric to stretch. Do not dry your soft and delicate product in direct sunlight and heat. Allow it to air dry. While ironing, place the cashmere between two towels and gently iron the wrinkles away. Never iron it directly.
Store Your Cashmere Carefully
After washing and drying, fold your cashmere product in tissue paper or polythene bag and store it in a place which is free of moisture and heat. Make sure that the place is leak proof as leakages, sunlight, and dampness can cause harm to your precious cashmere. To ensure that the place where you are storing your cashmere has no space for the moth to enter and grow. To keep away moth, clean your cashmere for any food stains before storing it. Make use of mothproof products to keep your cashmere safe.
As fresh stains may become permanent during storage, always clean your product before you store it.
Always Keep Your Cashmere Neat and Clean and Beautiful
Avoid wearing the same cashmere product every day. Allow it to rest for 2-3 days after wearing it once. Do not wear your soft and delicate cashmere scarves and shawls next to rough clothing, metal jewellery, and rough leather as it can cause pilling. Pilling is normal due to regular wear. To remove pills, pick them up with hands. Do not brush or rub your sensitive cashmere scarves.
*When you receive your new cashmere from us, they are at their cleanest, there is no need to wash them before wearing’.