Personal Hygiene

Do Hotels Wash Comforters?

When staying in a hotel, whether at a high-end resort or a roadside mom-and-pop motel, the primary concern of every guest is that the room is clean and in good condition. Part of what you pay for is the amenities that help you to be comfortable. But have you ever considered that you might be…

How Long Does It Take To Dry Clean a Suit?

Many of us are dry cleaning illiterate. To me, at least, it seems like when you hand a suit over to the attendant, it disappears behind a curtain and emerges clean without coming into contact with water. Still, you may need that two-piece back pronto, so how long does it take to dry clean a…

What Does ‘Do Not Dry Clean’ Mean?

Suppose you bought a lovely dress and wore it a few times. Now you need to wash the clothing, but the label says, ‘Do Not Dry Clean.’ We often see the tag on dresses, especially when it comes to cotton and linen fabric, but it’s not usually obvious what they mean.  ‘Do Not Dry Clean’…

Can You Wash Clothes With Water Only? 

If you’re ready to do laundry only to find that you have no laundry soap, can you just run your machine without adding detergent? Would that ruin your machine, or would it be okay? You can wash clothes with water only, but you won’t get the same results as when you use laundry detergent. But…

Can Body Wash Be Used As Shampoo?

Did you run out of shampoo and don’t have time to go to the grocery store to get some? If your hair looks greasy and dirty, you probably don’t want to leave your house before washing it. That bottle of body wash looks awfully tempting, but should you use that on your hair? You can…

How To Clean Brooks Shoes 

Brooks shoes are popular for exercising. However, if you use your Brooks running shoes outdoors, they can eventually become dirty. So, how do you clean your Brooks shoes?  You can clean Brooks shoes by handwashing them with a gentle detergent or spot-cleaning them with a little toothpaste and a soft brush. You should avoid machine…

Does Body Wash Expire?

Body wash is an integral part of body care and is vital to many people’s daily routines. However, is it possible to choose the right product but mess up your skin because it has expired? Body wash does expire, like other skincare products. The active ingredients in these products become less effective over time, which…

Can You Clean Sneakers With Wet Wipes?

After a few wears, sneakers can start to look dirty. So how do you keep them looking their best?  Wet wipes may be a convenient option for you.  You can clean sneakers with wet wipes. Wet wipes contain cleaning agents that remove dirt and stains on your shoes. However, not all wet wipes are good…

Can You Use Shampoo As Body Wash? 

Body wash and shampoo are effective at cleaning your hair and body, but most people don’t use them interchangeably. If you’ve just stepped in the shower and realized that you’ve run out of body wash, you might wonder if you can use shampoo as body wash. What’s the verdict?  You can use shampoo as body…

Can You Clean Glasses With Alcohol?

To a person with poor eyesight, glasses aren’t a casual accessory; they’re an essential piece of medical equipment they must have for day-to-day living. Because glasses are so important, people must learn how to clean them properly to maintain their pristine quality and prolong their use. Some materials are better for cleaning glasses than others….