Shrinkage. Fading. Lack of time. There are too many reasons in the world for us to forego washing our newly bought clothes, and too few (visible) reasons for us to actually do so.
However, if you’ve always dismissed the practice because your clothes will end up in the wash after you wear them anyway, you might want to reconsider that now. With Covid-19 cases rising steadily globally, personal hygiene needs to be stepped up – even on the perfect, crisp and bright conditions of your new garms that you need to wear tomorrow.
Here are five reasons to toss the new clothes you snagged from the rack into the washing machine before sliding them on.
This was first published on the Singapore Women’s Weekly.
- wash your clothes