How to Take Care of Your Jeans: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Favorite Pair Looking Great

How can you keep your jeans looking better, fitting better, and lasting longer when it comes time to wash them? There are alternative ways, too, if you don't want to stop scrubbing your dneims after each use. Here are five tried-and-true suggestions for reducing denim damage while washing.

Jul 18, 2023 - 08:32
Jul 18, 2023 - 09:30
How to Take Care of Your Jeans: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Favorite Pair Looking Great

1. Spot Cleaning

When you can remove minor stains with a moist cloth, an old toothbrush, or even just a few drops of mild soap, why do a whole load of laundry? It's straightforward, simple, and keeps your jeans looking excellent. The fit you adore will remain loyal to you if you avoid washing.

2. Flip Out

It could be time to wash your jeans after at least ten wearings. Turning your jeans inside out will stop significant color fading. A decent fade comes from wearing your jeans regularly rather than using an intense spin cycle. Faded jeans express your particular style.

Bonus advice: Always check your pockets! Nobody enjoys their favorite pair of jeans getting ink smudges.  Additionally, remember to unroll your cuffs to prevent dirt and sand from getting caught inside; this is similar to cleaning behind your ears.

3. Soap Wise

With abrasive soaps, you may remove the indigo blue tint from your beloved jeans. Use the proper detergent to maintain your preferred appearance. You don't need much detergent because many of them are concentrated. Some are even more cleverly made, including a pump to prevent overuse.  Most are also made to clean your garments in cold water while preserving their color. To help maintain your jeans their genuine blue for as long as possible, spending an extra minute in the laundry aisle will be worthwhile.

4. Stay Cool

A cold-water spin cycle can provide further resistance against fading and shrinkage. You may save money and energy by using cold water, which is good for the environment, your energy bill, and your wallet. That sounds like three wins in one. One pair of jeans at a time, save the planet.

5. Let Air Dry

Ever ponder the origin of lint? Your garments are deteriorating in the dryer. Since dryers are jeans' natural adversary, choosing a breezier choice makes sense. To assist maintain the fit and prevent any shrinking or fabric warping, hang them up to dry. A foldable clothing rack is ideal if you live in an apartment. To avoid fading and guarantee that the internal pockets will dry, keep them inside out and out of the sun. Of course, hang drying costs nothing!

What's Your Reaction?