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How to Extend the Life of Your Leotard

Posted by The Leotard Lady on

There's nothing worse than spending a small fortune on a beautiful leotard only to have it fade or sag on you a few months later.

Fortunately, there are a few preventative measures you can take after each workout to extend the life of your leo.

First, change out of your leotard immediately after your workout.

Once the leotard is off, make sure to turn it inside out. This allows the trapped sweat and moisture to escape.

Next, always fold your leo. NEVER scrunch it up in a ball. Scrunching traps sweat and moisture inside the fabric and makes it deteriorate faster.

When transporting a leo home to be laundered, make sure to put it in a mesh bag that will allow the air to circulate.

Never wash a leo that is still damp from a workout. Instead, wait until the leo has been aired out completely.

Once the leotard has completely air dried, hand washing in cold water may begin.


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