Silk is a strong and resilient natural fiber. Care for silk correctly and it will give you years of enjoyment. many clothing manufacturers use a dry clean only label for silk, in many cases this is to prevent careless washing. Small ans simply constructed pieces can be very easily handwashed.
Basic Care Instructions
Hand wash separately in cool water with mild soap
Do not soak
Blot dry with a towel
Do not twist or wring
Drip dry in shade
Details and Tips
Use a mild soap, silk wash or a gentle non moisturizing shampoo.
Although silk is one of the strongest fibers it is delicate when wet, therefor it is recommended not to soak.
Using 1/4 cup of white vinegar to a clean rinse and rinsing again will neutralize any soap residue and restore the silk's natural luster.
Silk is a natural protein fiber like your hair and like your hair when it wet shoud not twist or wring it.
To eliminate wrinkles in the habutai and Charmeuse products. You can fluff in the dryer for about 10 minutes on a low setting. remove promptly
To eliminate wrinkles in Dupion products, straighten and reshape while damp. Air dry.