Washing Your Saalt Wear (Any differences with Tea-Dye?)

Washing Your Saalt Wear (Any differences with Tea-Dye?)

You got your Saalt Wear reusable period underwear and used it - amazing! So… now what? 

No worries, we got you covered. We know it can seem a little daunting when trying to figure out the proper way to clean reusable period care products and you likely have lots of questions. So let’s go over the basics!

When you remove your used Saalt Wear, we recommend rinsing them with cold water. Gently rub the gusset in your hands until the water runs clear. This will help prevent staining as well as remove a majority of the flow from your Saalt Wear. Then, gently squeeze the excess water out of the gusset and body fabric. Now, you can set your Saalt Wear aside until you’re ready to do laundry. 

When you wash them, we recommend doing so either by hand-washing or in the washing machine. If you wash period underwear in the washing machine, the delicate cycle is the way to go! Using cold water is also a great choice as this will help protect the gusset. If you plan on washing them with other clothing (You can wash your Saalt Wear with other clothing?! Yes!), we recommend putting your Saalt Wear in a delicates bag. 

Once your Saalt Wear is clean, proudly hang it to dry! 

A few extra tips to help your Saalt Wear remain at its best for as long as possible:

  • Skip the bleach and fabric softener as this could damage the gusset’s ability to absorb liquid.
  • It can take about 6-12 hours for the Saalt Wear to dry, depending on the type of Saalt Wear you are using. Hand washing is a great way to go if you want to use your Saalt Wear multiple times throughout one period and don’t want to do extra loads of laundry.
  • If your Saalt Wear takes a tumble or two through the dryer - don’t worry! It likely won’t be ruined. Just try not to put it in the dryer regularly. 

We’ve just launched our Cotton Tea Dye Collection. Tea Dye? What does that mean? Are there any extra steps needed to take care of those? Great questions!

It was time for our Cotton Collection to get some spunky new colors, but we wanted to do something extra unique. Tea is one of the largest exports from Sri Lanka, where our amazing Saalt Wear is crafted. Using the waste that is already available in the environment just makes sense! So we partnered with our supply chain to introduce three new colors. These new colors are Pink Chai, Matcha Green, and Red Hibiscus, which are all tea-dyed colors from ethically sourced dye made from tea waste (organic material that is a byproduct of the tea plant processing). How fun is that??

**Psst! And we now offer a Cotton Bikini in Heavy absorbency in these colors! And have you been looking for sizes 3XL and 4XL? They are available right now! Check them out HERE. 

As for whether these need to be cared for differently than the rest of your Saalt Wear - the answer is nope! You can take care of these just like you care for the rest of your Saalt Wear. 🙂

Are you a visual learner? We get that. Watch this video of Saalt Coach Liz showing you how to wash period underwear for that little bit of extra help. 

Take good care of your Saalt Wear, and they will take good care of you! 

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