How to Wash Panties the Right Way?

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How to Wash Panties the Right Way?

Keeping your intimates clean is as important as brushing your teeth. Not kidding, unhygienic or dirty underwear can lead to several health hazards. Winter is here, so you might feel lazy to wash your undies. We understand the struggle. Research says nearly 40% of women wear the same panties for two or more days. If you’re one among them, get to know how it impacts your health. And also, don’t forget to follow our tips and tricks for washing panties.  

Why are Washing Panties Regularly Important?

From keeping your vagina dry to providing comfort, the underwear provides various benefits. If you’re wearing dirty or not properly washed underwear you might experience the following- 

  • Foul odour 
  • Bacteria accumulation
  • Irritation and itchiness
  • Rashes 
  • Yeast infections 
  • Acne and skin problems 

Do not take the above mentioned easily. Beware! These can even affect your health.  

How to Properly Wash Underwear?

When it comes to washing, panties need special love and care as they are tailored in delicate fabrics. If you don’t know how to properly wash underwear, continue reading. 

Underwear Washing Instructions.   

Hand Wash Your Underwear

Hand washing your underwear is the best way to make panties last longer. Though hand-washing is time-consuming, it increases the lifespan of your bra and also you can properly kill off bacteria and germs. Hand wash your bras if you want your bras to stay good in shape. 

How to Correctly Hand Wash Underwear?

        Washing your panties properly

  • Some panties will shed colours while washing, so make sure to wash your panties separately. 

(Note: Washing your panties separately or altogether is all your personal preference)  

  • Plug the drain and fill your sink with lukewarm water (Or ) Fill a bucket full of lukewarm water  
  • Add mild detergent or mild laundry sanitiser.  

      How to hand wash Panties?

  • Put your underwear on and let them soak for 30 minutes. 
  • Rinse your panties for several minutes and make sure all the detergent has been removed. 

       washing panties with hand

  •    Now gently squeeze out the water and hang it up to dry. 

Machine Wash Your Underwear 

        How to machine wash your underwear?

If time is your main concern, you can wash underwear in the machine. But remember, washing machines are not under-wear friendly. Swishing around the drum can damage your underwear as they are made with soft fabrics. After several machine washes, panties will have holes in them. On the other hand, machine wash requires a lot of water. But machine wash is the best way to save time! 

How to Machine Wash Underwear?

        how to machine wash panties?

Different panties need different washing cycles. 

  • Avoid washing your underwear with other clothes. If you’re doing so, use a laundry bag.
  •  If there are any stains, pre-treat them immediately before putting your underwear into the washing machine.
  • Use mild detergent or mild laundry sanitize.

       How to not wash your underwear?

  • Turn your underwear inside out. 
  • Keep the washing machine on the gentle/delicate cycle. 
  • Now gently squeeze out the water and hang it up to dry. 

Don’t wear your panties till the time they get holes. Make sure you change your panties every six months! 

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