Tips: How To Keep Your ankara Print Longer

Posted by HouseOf Sarah14 on

I received a lots of emails from followers/clients about "How to keep Ankara print longer". Although I mentioned a Quick Care Instruction under each item listed, I decided to go in depth in the subject and write a post about it.

how to keep your ankara print longer

Keeping your Ankara print longer is very easy if you make sure you follow the steps below:

- Always wash your garment with cold water.

- Wash your outfit with a non-aggressive, mild soap ( I always use liquid detergent instead of powder as this doesn't leave stains on the fabric).

- For the first wash only, use for 1L of water a glass of white vinegar. This helps to settle the color of the print. Leave the garment in this water for about an hour to settle the color then remove it.

- After the vinegar wash, do a last wash with plain water and hang dry.

- Once the garment is dry, iron it on the wrong side and make sure that, your iron's  temperature is not too high.

I wouldn't recommend machine wash for African print, but if you decide to go this route make sure you select a non-spin cycle that never exceeds 40⁰C.

When washing your Ankara print, always make sure to separate your Ankara garment from other outfits to avoid unfortunate color incident.

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