Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@.

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • GT60
    • By GT60 3rd Jul 18, 6:34 PM
    • 1,885Posts
    • 957Thanks
    GT60
    How to stop colours running
    • #1
    • 3rd Jul 18, 6:34 PM
    How to stop colours running 3rd Jul 18 at 6:34 PM
    HI Ya i have new shorts and i know from past experience the colours run so is there anything i can do before the first wash or any other wash to stop the colours running and my clothes fadding?
    thanks
    Spending my time reading how to fix PC's,instead of looking at Facebook.
Page 1
  • archived user
    • #2
    • 3rd Jul 18, 11:42 PM
    • #2
    • 3rd Jul 18, 11:42 PM
    To stop the colours running in new clothes, wash them a couple of times in cold water. It helps.

    To stop colours fading, wash inside out and give them an extra rinse to make sure all the soap has been rinsed out or add a little vinegar to the final rinse.
    Last edited by Judi; 04-07-2018 at 6:07 PM.
    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 4th Jul 18, 5:43 PM
    • 5,446 Posts
    • 25,613 Thanks
    Slinky
    • #3
    • 4th Jul 18, 5:43 PM
    • #3
    • 4th Jul 18, 5:43 PM
    As well as washing inside out, make sure you dry them inside out on the washing line so the sun doesn't fade them.
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

1,196Posts Today

6,881Users online

Martin's Twitter