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If you cleanse with a muslin cloth, how do you care for the cloths?

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miche8 Sun 14-Apr-13 11:17:38

I like this type of cleansing but after a while the cloths become too soft and I don't feel they work as well. How should I wash them and how often? At the moment I wash them with the whites, and have a new cloth every 2/3 days, I also take my foundation off first with a baby wipe as I hate the way it stains the cloth.

whataboutbob Sun 14-Apr-13 11:21:12

Chuck them in the washing machine. Not as often as I should.

BellaVita Sun 14-Apr-13 11:23:27

Same as whatabout.

bluesky Sun 14-Apr-13 11:24:33

Wash but dont tumble

miche8 Sun 14-Apr-13 11:29:36

Oh I do tumble dry them, do you think the fabric conditioner is ruining them?

noviceoftheday Sun 14-Apr-13 11:40:15

I use one a day (max 2 days) and put them in machine with whites. I don't tumble.

ellesabe Sun 14-Apr-13 15:37:17

Cleansing with a muslin...? <intrigued>

Ogooglebar Sun 14-Apr-13 15:46:48

I put them in the machine with the whites and have a new cloth every 2-3 days, like you. I don't tumble dry them or use fabric conditioner - that could be what's making them soft? Anyway, doesn't fabric conditioner leave some residue on the fabric? You don't want to be rubbing that on your face I would think...

Fluffycloudland77 Sun 14-Apr-13 16:44:37

I cut them into face cloth sized pieces and swear blind to dh that I don't know why our laundry has white fluff on it.

I wash them with towels so no fabric softener.

twentythirteen Sun 14-Apr-13 16:51:09

Wash and allow to dry naturally, no fabric softner as I don't think my face would benefit from that. And I only change them weekly with all the bedding and towels, but I think I should change the muslin more often!

Limoncellolovely Sun 14-Apr-13 20:15:33

Wash with towels tumble dry but don't use fabric softener as weirdly this seems to make them hard !!!

Marylou2 Sun 14-Apr-13 20:36:27

Bung them in the wash with the towels 60 degrees. Also tumble dry. I use fabric conditioner in the wash. Clean cloth every day as I have loads. Never worried about fabric conditioner before, doesn't seem to bother my skin.

coffeeinbed Sun 14-Apr-13 20:38:00

Washing machine, tumble dry - I never use softener.
Iron. Fold and stack.

NotTreadingGrapes Sun 14-Apr-13 20:46:37

Wash every day, just sling them in with whatever colour wash I'm doing.

Ogooglebar Sun 14-Apr-13 20:50:44

coffee you iron them?? I'm impressed grin

coffeeinbed Sun 14-Apr-13 20:58:30

I know.
It's sad but I like the stack of them, all nicely folded and ready.
Can't help it.
blush

chocolatespiders Sun 14-Apr-13 21:00:27

Ikea white kids face cloths- pack of 7 for £2.00 are better and wash up better smile

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