Jeans undoubtedly remain the most popular garments we wear day and night, whatever the climate and in all circumstances. It is the essential piece of our dressing room. Practical, comfortable, and available in various shapes and colors, this item never goes out of style. The only downside with jeans has to do with wear and washing. In fact, the denim quickly ends up discoloring, revealing a dull and dirty appearance. To end this faded look, we have a super-effective solution! You can use one of the following two methods below:
- Fill a basin with 200 ml of lukewarm water.
- Add 200 g of coarse salt.
- Wait 15 minutes for the salt to dissolve properly in the water. Stir occasionally.
- Immerse the jeans in the basin. Let it soak for about 30 minutes.
- Then put it in the washing machine, without mixing it with other clothes to prevent it from staining them.
Method # 2
Immerse the jeans in a basin containing lukewarm water and white vinegar. For the dosage, count two liters of water for half a cup of white vinegar; let them soak for half a day. Then put it in the washing machine.
Please note: If you prefer to avoid putting your jeans in the washing machine, you can leave them overnight in the basin. The next day, you may rinse them carefully with clear
water to remove all the salt residue. Then let them air dry. Once the jeans are completely dry, you will notice that the color is much brighter than before.
- Remember to always turn your jeans inside out before putting them in the washing machine. This will prevent the lye from attacking the dye so aggressively. Jeans washed inside out retain their color better.
- Never dry your jeans in the dryer. The heat of this device, although very practical, will weaken the fabric’s fibers and cause a loss of color. When possible, it’s preferable to let your jeans dry naturally. If you can hang them somewhere, do it. Jeans fade less when you hang them up to dry.
- If you absolutely must use a dryer, for example, if you must dry your jeans right away, always select the lowest possible temperature or a delicate cycle. The higher the heat, the more likely the fabric will discolor
Thanks to these tips your jeans won’t rub off anymore, no more jeans that fade and lose their beautiful color or ruin all your laundry. In addition, these methods are economical, 100% organic with no risk to your health or the environment. Know that you can also use either method on generally colorful clothes.