#Normalise: Washing your clothes before you wear them

#Normalise: Washing your clothes before you wear them

This might seem like a very simple concept, right? Of course, we should wash our dirty clothes! But it might not be as simple as it seems...

Washing clothes before wearing

Without a doubt, you should definitely be washing your dirty clothes.

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No matter what you do, you are constantly sweating and even if it's after wearing it a few times, even your trusty jeans would need a scrub-down.

So it's pretty normal to wash your own clothes.

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The real question pops up when you have to consider the fact that the clothes have not previously belonged to you.

Let's say you just bought a new T-shirt, whether it's from a brand name or a thrift shop, you take it home with you.

But what do you do next? Do you instantly just put it in your closet or drawer along with your other clothes?

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Or do you, without a doubt, first throw it in the washing machine, because you don't know who has touched it, how long it's been on the rack, or what other dust might find themselves between the fabric?

Vic Naidoo has asked KZN for their input on this one: Should we #Normalise washing our new clothes before wearing them?

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