Yoga is a fitness exercise that is loved by many people. Yoga clothes are particularly comfortable to wear. However, many people do not pay special attention to cleaning and maintenance when they buy from sporting wear stores. As a result, yoga clothes break after washing a few times.
Can it be washed in a washing machine?
It should be divided into the quality of yoga clothing. If it is a very expensive yoga clothing, the trademark in it should say whether it can be machine washed or soaked, etc., if it is an ordinary yoga clothing, there is no such clear trademark, then it is generally Cotton or cotton plus Lycra, this should be washable in a washing machine. If you are worried about the deformation or something, it is best to wash it by hand. You can soak it with soap powder and rub it gently. Try not to wring it out hard. When hanging it, try to fold it as much as possible. Don't let it hang straight to avoid deformation. Fortunately, no alkaline substances such as soap will harm the Lycra component in the fabric. As yoga clothes usually only have sweat stains, soak and rub with appropriate amount of salt.
The correct way to clean yoga clothes
First of all, the newly purchased yoga clothes must be gently washed with clean water to remove the floating color and then dry before wearing. The clean water can be used for the first time. No detergent such as washing powder is needed for the first time. The clothes have a fixing agent. Washing can strengthen the dyeing. Make the fixed toner more stable.
Secondly, be especially careful not to wear unwashed yoga clothes to go to high-temperature yoga. A lot of sweat will break down the fixative in the clothes and cause the clothes to fade. Moreover, when practicing yoga, the pores are opened and the color from the clothes can easily invade. skin.
Third, for daily cleaning, hand-washing in cold water is the best. The maximum water temperature should not exceed 30℃. After a lot of sweating, please wash and dry as soon as possible or keep it well ventilated. If you are using a washing machine, please put it in the laundry bag first and turn it over to wash. Gentle washing is recommended.
Fourth, be sure to wash the dark and light colors separately; soak for 1-2 minutes, don't soak for a long time; it is best to use color protection or underwear washing liquid, do not put it in a hot and humid place, do not dry and iron , Do not add bleach, fluffing agent, or laundry detergent and softener containing bleaching ingredients; please put it flat and dry as soon as possible after cleaning.
Precautions for cleaning yoga clothes
- When washing yoga clothes, please wash with a neutral detergent.
- After washing, please twist it lightly and place it in a cool place to dry, without ironing and exposure.
- Alkaline bleach can cause discoloration of yoga clothes, so please don't use it.
- Please do not mix and spin in the washing machine. Avoid washing machines from damaging the elastic fibers of sportswear.
- After the clothes are wringed dry, it is best to hang them horizontally on a hanger. The conventional drying method is easy to deform the yoga clothes. Especially when washing high support sports bras.
How to choose the best yoga clothes for women?
Yoga has a lot of big movements for stretching the whole body, and not only from a few angles. Therefore, if you wear loose and comfortable cotton and linen clothing, it is very airy and comfortable, but sometimes it will feel like you are restrained due to the inflexibility of the fabric. . The style should be concise, generous and neat. Don't have too many ornaments (especially metal), bands or knots on your clothes to prevent chrome from causing unnecessary damage to your body.
The style should be that the limbs are stretched freely and the whole body does not feel restrained. The cuffs of the style jacket should not be tightly tied. It is better to open naturally; the trousers should be elastic or tied, because there are some back-up movements in yoga, and the tightening can prevent the trousers from sliding down.
Choose a refreshing and elegant color as much as possible. Pure color is the best. This can relax your optic nerves and calm yourself down quickly. Don't let the color jump and garish too much, and try not to wear the color that makes you excited when practicing yoga.