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Set Color in Silk
If you have new silk items, it's a good idea to set the color before the first wash to prevent it running. This is easy to do following these steps.
- Dissolve a packet of Epsom salts into a tub of cold water.
- Rinse the silk item in the Epsom salts and water mixture.
- Wash the item separately in warm water for its first wash. The item should now be color set.
- Do each silk item that you have separately to avoid risking color bleeding between silk items.
Things You'll Need
- Packet of Epsom salts
- Cold water
- Warm water
- Silk item