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Tips on How to Take Care of Your Hijabs

Tips on How to Take Care of Your Hijabs

As hijabis, we don’t worry about the typical bad hair day, but we all know the dreaded bad hijab day. You know when it just won’t sit still. Having a great day is sometime predicated on wearing a comfortable hijab. So, it becomes incredibly important to care for them well. 

Appropriate is care is crucial if you want to guarantee that your hijabs will keep their splendor and to extend their lifespan. Here we've supplied the most significant fashion tips on how to wash, organize, and wear your hijabs in a manner that ensures they'll stay good as new for as long as possible.

Generally speaking, all hijabs should be washed either by hand or on a gentle cycle by machine. You can wash them on cool (less than 80°) if you want to limit extra pressure on the sensitive material. Due to the fact that they are able to release color and stain other clothes at some point of washing, all dark and red hijabs must additionally be washed one at a time.

Hijabs can also be aired out to avoid washing, and it is a great alternative when you only need to release repugnant scents. Also, it’s essential to use the right type of pins and safety pins. Traditional closed safety pins can snag the fabric and rusty pins can leave stains on your hijab and ruin it.

Hijabs come in a diversity of authentic materials, colors, and prints. The care instructions may differ based on the fabric. However, it is important to treat your hijabs as gently as possible. As jersey, chiffon, and crinkle hijabs are some of the most popular now, they’re covered in more detail below.

 Jersey Hijabs

  • Jersey hijabs are made of mild-to-medium weight knit material that has a little stretch to it.
  • Best washed by hand or on gentle cycles at cool temperatures by washing machine.
  • Treat make-up or oil stains, spot with stain remover.
  • Do not spray fragrance directly on the fabric; instead, toss it in the closet.
  • Iron on medium from the center outwards.

  Chiffon Hijabs

  • Chiffon hijabs are mild, smooth, and sensitive. They have become a very popular material for hijabis, yet they’ve proven tough in terms of staining.
  • Wash them one at a time using a mild detergent in cool water and don’t leave them in it for a long time because the dye will begin to fade.
  • Don’t wring them as chiffon can easily lose shape.
  • Do not put them in the dryer, instead allow them to air dry. Lay flat. Don’t use clothespins as they are able to create marks on the hijab
  • Iron on low if needed.
  • For storage, hang them on a hanger. Don’t leave them in the sun for the material can fade, so keep away from direct sunlight.
  • Use sharp pins, brooches, or you can just use no-snag magnets (try these Sustainable Delicate Hijab Magnets from SliqRose)


 Crinkle Hijabs

  • Crinkle hijabs are smooth and stretchy materials that have been processed to have a lasting textured and wrinkly appearance. You can just throw them on, for they look good with almost anything. They’re lightweight, breezy, and perfect for summer wear.
  • Best washed by hand or on gentle cycles at cool temperatures by washing machine.
  • Treat make-up or oil stains, spot with stain remover.
  • Do not wring them when they are wet.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Doesn’t require ironing.


 Some other beneficial general guidelines for use and storage:

It’s very important to store your hijabs in a place away from your closet. You don’t want them to get ruined by the clothes zipper, or crumbled by the other clothes, especially when you have sensitive fabric like, chiffon.

  • Always put on your jewelry (bangles, jewelry, and necklaces) after you've put on your hijab to avoid snagging or pulling the fibers.
  • Treat stains as soon as possible. Ignoring them will ruin the fabric and leave an ugly blotch, which can be hard to clean.
  • Avoid the use of fabric softeners as this will coat the material, and in reality, lessen its natural softness.
  • Iron the inside layer of your hijab to maintain the sheen of the fabric.
  • Don’t hang the hijabs by a knot; it will damage your hijabs and cause wrinkles in them.
  • Store your hijabs in a cool, dry place (away from direct sunlight) to protect the material from clamminess and the colors from fading.
  • Store your sensitive hijabs in fabric pouches for better storage and hang your daily wear hijabs to make it easier to choose.
  • Roll your special occasion hijabs instead of hanging them and store them neatly.

These were our tips on how to take care of your hijabs, so they last as long as possible. Taking care of your hijabs might seem tricky, but I hope with these tips you can make it easier.

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