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'''Lingerie wash''' is any type of soap which has been specially formulated to be gentle on undergarments. As many undergarments use delicate materials such as lace, ribbon, silk, molded foam, or other thin fabrics, a special mild soap is nececssary to prevent damage. Using lingerie wash instead of harsher detergents is one of the best ways to lengthen the life of a bra (amongst [[How-to maintain a bra|handwashing]] and using a [[Garment bag|garment bag]] when [[How-to maintain a bra#Washing machine|machine washing]]).
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[[File:Forevernew.jpg|thumb|Forever New is a popular option for lingerie wash.<ref>[http://www.forevernew.com/fabric_care.php ''Forever New'': "Forever New Fabric Care Wash - Clean Clothes Safely & Gently!"]</ref>]]'''Lingerie wash''' is any type of soap which has been specially formulated to be gentle on undergarments. As many undergarments use delicate materials such as lace, ribbon, silk, molded foam, or other thin fabrics, a special mild soap is nececssary to prevent damage. Using lingerie wash instead of harsher detergents is one of the best ways to lengthen the life of a bra (amongst [[How-to maintain a bra|handwashing]] and using a [[Garment bag|garment bag]] when [[How-to maintain a bra#Washing machine|machine washing]]).
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==List of lingerie washes==
 
==List of lingerie washes==
 
There are many products on the market.
 
There are many products on the market.
*Forever New<ref>[http://www.forevernew.com Forever New]</ref>
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*Forever New<ref>[http://www.forevernew.com ''Forever New'']</ref>
*Soak<ref>[http://www.soakwash.com/ Soak Wash]</ref>
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*Soak<ref>[http://www.soakwash.com/'' Soak Wash'']</ref>
*Le Blanc Silk & Lingerie Wash<ref>[http://www.lindasonline.com/le-blanc-silk-lingerie-wash-16oz-lb101-clean.html Le Blank Silk & Lingerie Wash]</ref>
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*Le Blanc Silk & Lingerie Wash<ref>[http://www.lindasonline.com/le-blanc-silk-lingerie-wash-16oz-lb101-clean.html ''Le Blank Silk & Lingerie Wash'']</ref>
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==Alternatives==
 
==Alternatives==
 
Although lingerie wash is the preferred soap for intimates, other options exist which are comparatively safer than most detergents.
 
Although lingerie wash is the preferred soap for intimates, other options exist which are comparatively safer than most detergents.
 
*Mild baby shampoo
 
*Mild baby shampoo
 
*A mild, non-biological detergent
 
*A mild, non-biological detergent
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 04:28, September 10, 2012

Forevernew

Forever New is a popular option for lingerie wash.[1]

Lingerie wash is any type of soap which has been specially formulated to be gentle on undergarments. As many undergarments use delicate materials such as lace, ribbon, silk, molded foam, or other thin fabrics, a special mild soap is nececssary to prevent damage. Using lingerie wash instead of harsher detergents is one of the best ways to lengthen the life of a bra (amongst handwashing and using a garment bag when machine washing).

List of lingerie washes

There are many products on the market.

  • Forever New[2]
  • Soak[3]
  • Le Blanc Silk & Lingerie Wash[4]

Alternatives

Although lingerie wash is the preferred soap for intimates, other options exist which are comparatively safer than most detergents.

  • Mild baby shampoo
  • A mild, non-biological detergent

References

  1. Forever New: "Forever New Fabric Care Wash - Clean Clothes Safely & Gently!"
  2. Forever New
  3. Soak Wash
  4. Le Blank Silk & Lingerie Wash
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