Today we are going to take a look at small tips how to wash your scarf as more often you have to wear it a lot than usual.
You may probably heard this once that Korea's weather is much colder than the North Pole nowadays.
Since last week, the weather changed to extremely colder. I assume that almost everyone has own scarf at home.
Indeed, it is the "must Item" that keeps oneself warm in cold weather and able to prevent from catching a cold.
However, did you know that the scarf can be turned to habitation for mites since it has perfect conditions to propagate once you are getting lazy to wash it.
Mites may cause asthma, flu, atopy and disease such as dermatitis. it is recommended to wash it at least once in a week or two weeks. There is no special way to wash a scarf comparing to wash clothes in daily life. First, it is very important to dust off scarf well when you get back from outside and then wash them in warm temperature water once a week.
If the water is too hot, there may be a chance that scarf can be shrunken the size so leave the water about 30 minutes then pour any neutral detergent you already have in the water.
Now rinse them around 5 minutes. You can use shampoo, dish soup or cashmere shampoo. Make sure there is no bubble whilst rinsing. If it is not, it is ready to hang on the drying rack. Last step is to rinse the scarf with a little bit of vinegar like a half of shot glass.
It is effective to head off breeding bacteria and electrostatic prevention. Also, in this way you can remove this particular wet odors from the cloth and it works!
I hope this instruction may help you to use in daily life. As it gets colder, it is requires to watch your health more than anything else. Let's take care of ourselves and get enough sleep every night. Enjoy the last month of 2017 and try not to waste every single day.
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