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Dark denim jeans dying my hands blue

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leedy Mon 05-Jan-15 16:21:13

Is it possible to do anything to speed up the process by which new dark denim jeans shed dye all over the place? I'm wearing a newish pair now and my hands look like I've been recently drowned. I've also previously permanently stained a yellow bag by wearing it with new jeans. sad

It's happened to me with cheap and expensive jeans (the ones I'm wearing now are J Brand, which in fairness don't shed as much as others I've tried, and only with really dark rinses), so I don't think it's just something you get with inexpensive brands. Anyone?

Pointlessfan Mon 05-Jan-15 16:22:57

I bought some recently that were fine after a couple of washes.

leedy Mon 05-Jan-15 16:25:00

Yeah, I'll see how these are after another wash or two. Just hoping they won't be like the Banana Republic pair I ended up giving away because they were still dying me blue after about five goes through the machine.

chanie44 Mon 05-Jan-15 16:25:14

I has some that did the same, I kept washing them until it stopped. Took about 7 washes though.

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