How to wash and take care of lingerie?

Lingerie is fine and delicate and ask for a soft treatement. What should be taken into account in order to wash and take care of your lingerie?


Maximum washing temperatureThe number indicates the maximum temperature of the water in degrees Celcius for machine wash.
HandwashOnly handwash
Requires soft treatmentRequires soft treatment
Do not washDo not wash

Tumble dry cycle

Tumble dry cycleTumble dry cycle
Do not tumble dryDo not tumble dry


BleachBleaching is allowed
Do not bleachDo not bleach


Iron using low temperature settingIron using low temperature setting.
Iron using medium temperature settingIron using medium temperature setting.
Iron using high temperature settingIron using high temperature setting.
Do not ironDo not iron


Storing your lingerie in the drawer is evenly important, make sure the braces are not bent and the cups do not deform.


Rinse the bikini or swimsuit by hand in cold water. This will help to remove any residue of sweat, sun lotion, chlorine and seawater.

Do not leave your swimwear wet and rolled-up in your beach bag.

Since bright colours might fade in time just like every other type of colourful clothes it is to be recommended to leave your swimwear to dry in the shade instead of the sun. This can help to slow down the discoloration process.


Wash your swimwear on a regular basis by hand in cold or lukewarm water (up to 30 degrees Celsius), using a neutral detergent.

Rinse the swimwear, but never twist or wring it. If you prefer to machine wash your swimwear, be sure to set your washing machine on the hand wash cycle and to put the swimwear in a washing bag for extra protection.


Dry your swimwear in the drier or on the radiator.

Iron your swimwear.

Use fabric soft ener, bleach or woolens products.

Soak your swimwear for too long in soapy water.

Wash your hair with shampoo while wearing your swimsuit.

Soak your swimwear in vinegar.


Contact with sunscreen products, because they can leave stains.

Contact with rough surfaces and slides, for it will wear out your swimwear more rapidly.

Wearing swimwear in Jacuzzis. The chemical products may corrode the swimwear fabric.

Wearing swimwear in the sauna or solarium.