Being popular since more than a decade, wearinga durag remains the most desired fashion statement. Each person has his/her durag fabric preference such as silk, velvet or satin. Although we love wearing do-rags, there is an important thing we should consider. It is about the cleanliness of our durags. Sometimes we keep wearing the same durags over and over again without knowing when we should wash or how to wash them. In this article, we are going to share first about “how to wash durags”; then the question to raise is “can I put my velvet durag in the washing machine?”, and finally, we will comment about “ can you wear your durag in the shower?”
For any types of durags, it is very important to wash them regularly to prevent from scalp orskin diseases, which we can catch when it is too dirty. However, it is always preferable if you handwash it. These are what we need to consider when washing it:
As opposite to other durags, velvet durags are very specific and have very delicate fabrics.
Here are some characteristics of velvet durags, which dissuade us to use washing machine to wash them.
Velvet durags are not like the other form-fitting headbands which are mostly made of only one fabric. This type of headgear is made of two different turbans, the outside is made of velvet fabric and inside is made of silky satin. Satin is made of both polished glitter (top) and flat (back) sides. This spandex does not last longer than velvet in terms of durability. Yet they are textured and sewn together to make your hairstyle perfect inside and make you look luxurious outside. On the other side, people often confound velvet textile with velour fabric and velveteen apparel. Velour is made of organic cotton fabric, plush, which are somehow thickbut also stretchy. Velvet is more crushed, cut and woven. Some velvet are made from polyester and others are made from pure velvet cloth with shinny satin, rayon or silkwhich are better if you only hand wash them with detergent not using a washing machine. Washing machine may damage the originality of its fabrics. So, if you want your velvet to last longer, avoid using washing machine.
This is a kind of question I am sure you are asking. And you are right!
Before having a shower or applying shampoo or having your hair washed. Take first a quick account of what you should or should not do.
If you want more style or care more about your hair by creating waves, the best is to place your durag on your head while you are having a shower. It doesn't mind if it is warm or cold.
Select and buy the best product for your hair. Proceed cleaning and brushing it well and then, wearing the item on your head and keep it not very tight to prevent hair loss.
In conclusion, wearing the type of clothing named “durags” is good and there are quite lots of information and materialswe need to consider.
I strongly hope that this post helps you to delete all negative doubts about washing durags.