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How to read laundry symbols on your apparels

You have been seeing these symbols on your clothes label for a long time, i am sure you wondered what did all that mean?!

Well, those symbols are laundry instructions, and they are their to help you keep your clothes looking their best for the longest time possible.

symbols on your garment labels are about how you should wash, dry, iron and bleach your clothes – taking you through all the essential steps of taking care of your wardrobe. To understand them we will begin to divide them into:

Washing instructions

When you are about to wash your tees, hoodies etc specially printed ones, best practice is to always wash clothes after turning them upside down. This will make your clothes and prints last longer and keep their fresh looks and colors. 

The following wash care symbols cover how your garment should be cleaned:



Once you’ve washed your clothes, it’s just as important to dry them properly. The following wash care symbols explain whether it is safe to use a tumble dryer after washing your garment, and if so, which setting is appropriate.


If you prefer to dry your clothes naturally, the following clothing care symbols explain the best method to use without damaging your clothes:



Once your clothes are dry, ironing becomes a priority: these wash care symbols explain how (and whether) your clothes should be ironed.



If your whites are looking a bit drab and grey, you should check for these wash care symbols before attempting to use bleach. It is also important to check the label of your product to ensure you use it properly and take the necessary safety precautions.


Finally, some special garments are better off being taken care of by a professional. these wash care symbols cover whether your clothing should be dry cleaned.

Laundry Wash Care Symbols 1
Abdelrahim Farah

Abdelrahim Farah

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