What can tell the label?What if it does not exist?
Once you've purchased a new dress, look closely attached to it a paper label and tag with symbols for care.They are sewn into the neck or side seam of the dress.Typically, the label states the recommendations for the care of the product:
- the need for chemical cleaning;
- optimal washing;
- suitable heating temperature of the iron.
lack of labels with symbols of care suggests that the product is stitched too conscientious producer.In this case, you have to choose the way to care for him alone.
Sometimes the data specified by the manufacturer on the label does not correspond to the actual composition of the tissue, for example, cotton dress seems to touch synthetic.In such cases it is necessary to suggest the composition of the material simplest sensory methods.Unplug from pieces of cloth, which are attached to the label, several threads and set fire to them.If the fibers smolder - a natural material if light up quickly, melted or charred - is synthetic.In addition, artificial and synthetic fibers have a specific reflection of the light and a bit of "creaking" if you rub the fabric.For natural materials this is not typical.
Proper care - the key to preserve the appearance of the product
If you set the dress sewn from different compositions of materials for them requires special care.It should be noted that the materials for any clothing typically are chosen so that their particular properties and consumer care of maximally aligned.It is unlikely that you find a cotton dress with a silk finish, but if it happened, the only affordable way to return this product presentation is dry cleaning.If this symbol is present on the label, wash and iron the product should not be alone.
For dress made from different fabrics, experts advise to choose the washing and ironing, on the basis of the requirements for the care of the most delicate of materials used for their tailoring.For example, you have a linen dress trimmed with a material with a high content of Dacron or polyester.It would have to be washed at a lower temperature than for linen products - namely, at 40 ° C, and iron, using different temperatures for the heating of the dress and to finish.
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