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How to Wash Clothes While Travelling

Keeping your clothes clean and fresh can often be a challenge while travelling. However, with a few simple tips and tricks, you can easily tackle the task of washing your clothes while abroad. 

Travel Wash

1. Pack Wisely:

When it comes to travelling, packing the right clothing items can make a huge difference. Try packing your lightweight, quick-drying fabrics that are easy to wash and don't take up much space in your luggage. Then choose your versatile clothing pieces that can be mixed and matched to extend their wear.


2. Handwash your Clothes:

Handwashing is the most convenient and easy method to wash your clothes while travelling. Our eco-friendly travel wash is a mineral based detergent - it comes in a powdered format that guarantees leak free travelling and gets you straight through airport security.

To get started, fill a sink, basin or bath tub with lukewarm water and pour one third of our travel wash, then agitate the water so the detergent and the water mingles.

After 5 minutes, submerge your clothes and agitate them in the water gently to remove dirt and stains. Be careful not to stretch or pull your clothes so you do not ruin the fabric.

Leave your clothes to soak for 20 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with clean water.

Squeeze out excess water without wringing - you can try rolling them in a fresh dry towel. Hang your clothes to dry. 

If you have any special clothes, such as a silk dress or a cashmere cardigan, then do the same process as above but with a specialist detergent, such as our Silk Detergent, or Wool Detergent



Hand Washing

3. Refresh, rather than washing 

We are all guilty of over washing our clothes - however on holiday this can be hard to do. 

For those travelling with a check-in suitcase, our Steamer Water Spritz instantly decreases and refreshes your outfits - so if there’s no time for hand washing there’s no problem. Spray directly onto your clothes to produce an aroma of freshly washed laundry, and the cleaning agent inside means you can get even more wear before needing to wash.

Steamer Water

We know that fresh clothes are essential for your holiday. We hope by following the above tips your wardrobe can stay glamorous without relying on expensive hotel services. Just pack our Travel Wash wherever you head off, and you’ve always got clean clothes. 

To see our whole range of eco-friendly travel essentials, then take a look at our travel collection.

For more expert clothing care tips explore more of our blogs. For our whole range of detergentsmiststools and accessories that are perfect for every type of fabric, explore our whole range.


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