The Best Detergents for Washing Silk Scarves

It is easy to ruin your mulberry silk scarf with improper cleaning. It is the finest fabric in the world, and you have probably heard that silk is a gentle material that needs to be cleaned with care. So what kind of detergent should you use to wash mulberry silk? How do you wash mulberry silk and get your silk scarf back to looking its best?

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What is the Best Detergent You Should use to Wash Mulberry Silk?

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When choosing a detergent to use to clean your mulberry silk fashion accessories, it is best to use a gentle detergent. What is a gentle detergent? These are washing detergents that are made to break up dirt and grease. They do not contain added dyes or fragrances that can damage silk and also should not contain any bleach.

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While some liquid dishwashing soaps are called gentle detergent, it important to remember that even the best of these products were made for dishes, not clothing. These soaps are called gentle because they do not contain chemicals that irritate skin, allowing you to hand wash dishes. It may be better to use a product made to wash fragile fabrics like mulberry silk. You can also use shampoo, which is made to wash fibers, like your hair.

How do You Wash Mulberry Silk?

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As an overall rule, the best practices are to hand wash your mulberry silk with your chosen detergent and then hang your silk to air-dry out of sunlight.

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