Picture this: You’ve just returned from a day of sun-kissed adventures, your WET Swimwear piece a silent witness to the laughter, the dives, and the serene moments under the sun. Now, it’s time to show some love to your faithful beach companion! 

Here’s your ultimate guide on how to wash, clean, and care for your swimsuits, ensuring they remain as vibrant and comfortable as your first seaside escapade.

Whispers of the Waves: Hand-Washing Secrets

Every bikini and one-piece swimsuit holds whispers of the waves, and the key to keeping these whispers alive is in gentle hand washing. Start by filling a basin with cool water and adding a gentle, swimsuit-friendly detergent. Submerge your swimwear, and let it bask in this mini ocean for a sweet 5-10 minutes.

Gently massage the fabric, letting your fingers dance over it like soft waves over sand. This tender motion helps to release any trapped sand, salt, or chlorine without being harsh on the delicate fibers. 

Rinsing Rituals: Keeping the Colors Vivid

Once you’ve learned how to properly wash and cleanse your swimsuit, it’s time for the rinsing ritual. Drain the soapy water and thoroughly rinse your swimwear pieces under cool running water. This step is like a refreshing dive into a crystal-clear lagoon, washing away all the remnants of your ocean adventures and keeping the colors as vivid as tropical fish.

Sunset Drying: The Natural Way

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Wondering how to dry your clean swimsuits after washing them? After the rinse, resist the urge to wring out your swimsuit. Instead, gently squeeze out the water and lay it flat on a clean, dry towel. Roll the towel up with the swimsuit inside, pressing gently to absorb excess water.

Now, let your swimsuit dry in a shaded, well-ventilated area. Think of it as letting your swimsuit bask in the gentle glow of a setting sun rather than the harsh midday rays. Direct sunlight can fade your swimwear’s beautiful colors.

Storing Secrets: Preserving the Beach Memories

Once you’ve mastered how to wash your swimsuit and it has dried, it’s time for storage. Store it in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Think of it as tucking away precious memories of the beach, waiting to be awakened for your next adventure. Fold it gently, avoiding any harsh lines or creases that might disturb its tranquil form.

Swimwear Saviors: Our Little Tips for Lasting Memories

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Just like precious keepsakes from seaside getaways, your swimwear deserves tender love and care. Here are a few more pearls of wisdom on how to effectively wash and care for your swimsuits:

  • Immediate Rinse: Post-swim, give your swimwear a quick rinse in fresh water. This simple step is like washing away the salty sea spray, keeping the fabric free from harmful residues.
  • Rotate Your Collection: Give each swimsuit its own time to shine. Rotating them allows the fabric to rest, maintaining elasticity and shape.
  • Gentle Detergents Only: Use only mild detergents specifically meant for swimwear. Harsher soaps can strip away the colors and softness, like a rough tide over a smooth stone.

Your Swimwear, Your Story

With our how-to guide on washing and cleaning your swimsuits, your cherished pieces will continue to mirror the vibrant essence of our collections. With free U.S. shipping on orders over $200 and convenient international shipping options, we’re here to make your beach days endlessly beautiful and carefree.

Each time you wash and care for your WET Swimwear pieces, you’re not just preserving garments—you’re cherishing a piece of the ocean and a slice of the sun. It’s a way to keep your seaside stories alive, ready for the next chapter in your oceanic adventures. Let’s make those memories last, shall we?