Do you want to know how to properly care for silk bed linen? Try these tips for handling and maintaining silk bed linen.
Wash silk bed linen items by hand, at least the first few times. Then, you can wash them by using washing machine on the gentle or delicate cycle. To soften silk fibers and protects the sheen, you can wash silk bed linen in lukewarm water with your hand. A detergent that is specifically made for silk bed linen or that is biodegradable is the only choice for you. Wrap silk bed linen in a large towel, and then lightly twist to remove excess water.
Hang silk bed line immediately to minimize wrinkles.
- Do not soak silk bed linen for an excessive amount of time.
- Do not rub the fabric roughly.
- Do not wring the silk bed linen with hands.
The best method for drying silk bed linen is line drying. Note: Avoid direct sunshine. Alternatively, you can dry it with dryer on the lowest possible temperature setting. Choose an “air” option if possible.