There are two things we should not forget about our clothes: a) the faster the stain is being processed by the specialist, the greater the chances are for success, b) we should never rub a stain when we don’t know how to handle it.
When summer comes it is good to know some things about fabrics.
In summer because of the heat we need to wear clothes from genuine natural fibers, mainly plant ones, such as cotton and linen.
These fabrics have the ability to "breathe" and keep the body cool, regardless of how thick they are. A thin synthetic fabric may look lighter than a heavier cotton or linen fabric, but the truth is that cotton or linen fabric provides two very beneficial qualities for humans.
Α) It is cooler than synthetic fabric
Β) It is more absorbent. They absorb with great ease all the sweat of the body.
Thus in a cotton or linen fabric we have the following big difference comparing it to a synthetic or mixed (cotton and polyester) one.
It does not heat the body to make it sweat, but if our body sweats it easily absorbs our whole sweat, which is done exactly the opposite by synthetic or mixed fabric. It causes heat - sweat and does not absorb.
However, this attribute is somehow a minus for these fabrics as well. They absorb sweat so they absorb also dust and exhaust gas from the environment very quickly and easily.
For this reason, clothes that we have worn even once we should not leave them uncleaned for long time, and especially from one season to another.
We should not keep clothes uncleaned, because this will create yellowness at various points, which do two things on the garment (on the collar - the cuffs – the underarms).
The first thing is that the cloth is getting older at that point when it’s left soiled, and on the other hand it’s very difficult to get cleaned and its likely to leave slight yellowness at that point.
So then buy and enjoy your cotton and linen clothes, but clean them frequently, the more often the better. The fiber remains clean, fluffy and much more solid.
Have a nice summer!!!
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