How often should you wash your bras?
Be honest: think you wash yours enough?
Perhaps many have wondered about this at some point and, if we're being honest, some are probably guilty of going a few days, weeks, or even months without washing their bras!
But how often are you actually supposed to be washing them? According to Real Simple and their brassiere expert Danny Koch (owner of lingerie store Town Shop), the garment should be washed every other wear or after three wears, maximum.
After wearing a bra for 10 to 12 hours, the garment begins to collect body oils and starts to lose elasticity. Because bras are typically expensive, delicate pieces of clothing, the best way to wash them to ensure they last longer is washing them by hand in the bathroom sink. Let the bras soak for 4 to 5 minutes before hanging them up to dry.
Finally, Koch says that you should be rotating between four bras a year, with each getting between 90 to 100 wears.
Now you know!
Celebrities with misspelled tattoos
CELEBRITY michael jackson
Celebs who have defended Michael Jackson
CELEBRITY Leonardo DiCaprio
All the beautiful women Leonardo DiCaprio has romanced
TRAVEL Polar vortex
Stunning pictures of the polar vortex in the US
LIFESTYLE Black History Month
Amazing inventions we have African Americans to thank for
CELEBRITY Black celebrities
African-American celebrities who are vocal about equality
Beat it! The best drummers in the world
TRAVEL Los Angeles
Insider Tips: Visiting LA, the entertainment capital of the world
Countries with the highest and lowest levels of corruption
'Fast and Furious': the thrilling story so far