How to wash clothes to preserve the colours

Last updated 29/04/2022 09:28

Colour can fade and lose its vibrancy quicker than dark or white clothing. But if you wash with care and a soft touch you will keep your colourful favourites brighter for longer.

1. Can you wash colours and whites together?

We suggest that you sort your garments by colour - bright clothes such as purples, reds and oranges can be washed together, so can bright blues and greens. Whites on their own - and if you find an item stands alone on the colour wheel, wash it by hand.

2. Take care of stains

Some stains require a little extra care and attention: pre-check the garment and apply a small amount of liquid detergent to the stain area then shake gently in water. Avoid very hot programs because they could permanently seal in any stains or bleeds.

3. When it doubt - wash inside out

Always turn your garments inside out to minimize rubbing of fibres and make sure you leave a gap between the laundry and the top of the drum that is at least the width of your hand. Choose a low temperature; gentle or medium wash cycle (maximum 30).

How to wash clothes without colors fading?

Our ColourCare system purifies water so detergents work at their best, even at low temperatures. A gentle but thorough clean keeps the colours of your garments looking as bright as the day you bought them. It’s all about the water. A unique filtering system removes damaging minerals and impurities for a gentle, but thorough cleaning. These results are from a colour fastness test performed on polyester for 50 washing cycles in 30 degrees. With ColourCare colours don’t fade - wash after wash.