How to Take Care of Silk Pajamas

1. Preservation


To preserve silk garments, you must wash them first, iron them dry, and store them. For autumn and winter clothing, jackets and cheongsams that are inconvenient to take apart and wash, they should be cleaned with dry cleaning until they are ironed to prevent mildew and moths. After ironing, it can also play a role in sterilization and pest control. At the same time, the boxes and cabinets for storing clothes should be kept clean and sealed as far as possible to prevent dust pollution.

Second, washing


Silk pajamas are made of protein-based delicate health care fiber. It is not suitable to rub rough items and wash with a washing machine. The clothes should be immersed in cold water for 5-10 minutes. Use special silk detergent to synthesize low-foaming washing powder or neutral soap. Knead gently, and rinse the colored silk garments repeatedly in clean water.

Three, drying


After washing, it is not suitable to be exposed to the sun, let alone to heat it with a dryer. Generally, it should be dried in a cool and ventilated place. Because the ultraviolet rays in the sun easily make silk fabrics yellow, fade and age. Therefore, silk pajamas should not be twisted to remove the water after washing. They should be gently shaken, and the reverse side should be spread out to air. Let it dry until 70% dry before ironing or shaking.

Four, ironing


The anti-wrinkle performance of silk pajamas is slightly worse than that of chemical fiber, so there is a saying that "no wrinkle is not real silk". After washing, the clothes are wrinkled and need to be ironed to be firm, elegant and beautiful. When ironing, dry the clothes until 70% dry, then spray the water evenly, wait 3-5 minutes before ironing, the ironing temperature should be controlled below 150°C. The iron should not directly touch the silk surface to avoid aurora.

We have to take care of our silk pajamas because the price of silk itself is not cheap, and it is also very delicate. If you don't, you will lose more than you gain. Therefore, those who own silk pajamas must pay attention to the usual maintenance.