the MUSTs

  • Use only mild soap
  • Hand wash in cold water after each wear, even if you don’t swim
  • Wash with like colors. keep lights and darks separate
  • Line dry in the shade
  • Alternate your suits
  • Treat your swimwear with care like lingerie

the DONTs

  • Do not machine wash
  • Do not machine dry
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not wear in hot tubs as the heat and chlorine will destroy the fabric.
  • Do not dry in the sun as it will definitely fade the color.
  • Do not put suit on while sunscreen lotion is still drying on your skin.  The oils in these products will stain.
  • Do not rub against rough surfaces. They will snag the fabric!