Everyone loves to observe good hygiene practices. Undoubtedly, the best way to keep yourself clean is by taking a shower everyday. Another way you can practice this is by remembering when to wash your clothes. If you tend to wash your clothes more often than needed, it might wear out your clothes too quickly and shorten their lifespan. At the same time, washing these items too rarely may be unhygienic and could potentially be a breeding ground for bacteria.
So how best do you need to wash your clothes? Here's a short guide you can follow:
- Bra: After three to four wears
- Coat: Once every two months of wear
- Dress: One to two wears
- Jackets and Blazers: Five to six wears
- Jeans: Five to six wears (There are some brands that advocate washing jeans as little as possible. You can even wash your Levi's jeans once every six months.)
- Leggings: One to two wears
- Pants, shorts and skirts: Three to four wears
- Pajamas: Three to four wears
- Shirts: One to two wears
- Socks and stockings: After every wear
- Sportswear and swimwear: After every wear
- Underwear: After every wear
Of course, you have to re-consider this especially if you are prone to excessive sweating. Additionally, if your clothes accidentally encountered any spills, you will have to wash them right away so you can get the stain out.
Are you following this same guideline for your clothes? Let us know in the comment section.
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