Tending To Your Intimates

How to best care for intimate apparel and lingerie and bras, impish lee customizable new york made.

To care for all your customized Impish Lee garments, gently hand-wash in cold water with mild detergent. Pat all closures and findings dry with a towel. Lay flat to dry. You can also lightly steam your garments to release any wrinkles. Avoid ironing and tumble drying as heat easily damages stretch materials and elastics. Our suggested care regiment will insure the longest possible lifespan for your intimates.

Bra Lifespans

Bras and bralettes, especially when they are your comfy, everyday, go-to support, have a lifespan. Typically, 6 to 9 months is a normal lifespan for a bra. Bras work hard and inevitably wear out. The elastics eventually stretch out and break down, occasionally the underwires pop out, and materials tear and tarnish overtime. This is the sad truth about even the most quality undergarments. The best way to extend the lifespan of your bra is to take proper care and to rotate your bra frequently!

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Impish Lee suggests clients hand-wash their bras bralettes, underwear, and loungewear in cold water with mild detergents. It is important to hand-wash with cold water because hot and warm water may damage the materials. There are many detergents made specifically for intimates. Intimate apparel detergents are the best for hand-washing delicates because they do not contain harsh chemicals that break down threads. It is also important to lay the garments flat to dry them. Hanging garments may cause unnecessary stress on the elastics which could stretch them out or misshape them. If the garment is wrinkled customers may steam them. Ironing and tumble drying Impish Lee customizable apparel may damage the materials and will decrease the lifespan. Bra and bralettes have a lifespan. A bra lifespan is typically 6-9 months of regular use. Bras may last longer if they are properly cared for and if they are not worn too frequently.