4 tips for taking care of your head coverings

May 28, 2019 2 min read

4 tips for taking care of your head coverings

As with any type of fabric, tender care is highly recommended. Taking care of your head wraps and turbans is actually not a difficult task like a lot of people think. Surely, there comes a time when you need to wash or iron your clothes, and the same applies to your head wears.
To help you take good care of turbans and head wraps, here are some care tips to help you keep them in good condition for a long time.

Hand-wash your delicate headwear

If you have a particularly delicate head covering then it is probably a good idea to hand wash it instead of using a washing machine. Make use of cold water and a mild liquid wash or detergent to wash your head wraps and turbans. Wash the fabric gently in the soapy solution. Once you’re done, either you gently squeeze it to dry or roll it in a towel to remove excess moisture and allow it to air-dry on a rack dryer. This way, your head wears won’t suffer any heat damage or lose any embellishment. Your head wears will also be in good condition for a long time.

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Air-dry your Head wraps and Turbans

While there are some turbans and head wraps you can leave in the tumble dryer, it’s advisable you air-dry them instead. If your head covering is made with an elastic material, tumble drying it could cause the elastic to weaken. You wouldn’t want this to happen, so make sure you allow your head wears to air-dry or hang them to dry.

Get rid of hairs and lint

Headscarves like most items of clothing can get lint or hair on them over time, especially if not looked after properly. Luckily you can easily fix this by using a lint roller to remove hairs and link from your pre-tied turbans and head wraps. Well, if you don’t have a lint roller at your disposal you can make use of a cello tape! So, how can you go about this? Just wrap cello tape around your fingers. Ensure the sticky side of the tape isn’t faced towards your fingers. There you have it; you’ve just made your own lint remover!

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Keeping your Head Wraps in Great Shape

If your headwear has gone out of shape for any reason or if it is creased after washing, then using a hand steamer is a great way to get it back to normal. Just make sure you check the label of the head wrap your headscarf label to ensure it is ok to use heat. You can also iron cotton head wraps if wrinkled. However, you should avoid iron pressing velvet turbans or head wraps.
Use these tips to take proper care of your turbans and head wraps, and they will definitely keep looking pristine and serve you for a very long time.

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