Tips for Hand Washing Silk

Hand washing Silk Saree is our recommended mode of cleaning silk. Almost all silk can be hand washed (and would not shrink if the silk fabric were pre-shrunk before sewing)

  1. If you have hard water, you may wish to first add a spoonful of borax to the washing water
  2. Use lukewarm water and mild, non-alkaline soap (such as Ivory Liquid) or baby shampoo
  3. While rinsing, you can add a few tablespoonfuls of distilled white vinegar to the rinse water to neutralize alkali traces and to dissolve soap residue
  4. Or, add a few drops of hair conditioner to the final rinse water for extra silky feel
  5. Soaking silk for any more than a few minutes should be avoided
  6. Do not use harsh detergents that contain bleaches or brighteners
  7. Washing-SilkDo not wring or twist; roll in towel to extract water

TIPS TO MACHINE WASH YOUR SILK GARMENTS

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