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Using new hemp and bamboo............

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clairelana
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Using new hemp and bamboo............

Postby clairelana » Tue Dec 09, 2008 8:55 am

My p'tits dessous - bamboo inserts and easy peasy - hemp boosters arrived yesterday.........yipppeee!
I want to use them!
I washed them when they arrived then left them in for the next wash. I then realised they proberly have to be washed and dried each wash to get the absorbency. :oops: :hohoho: Yes i'm that daft...... :hohoho: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

I was thinking about using these today am i better waiting for a few more washes?

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Re: Using new hemp and bamboo............

Postby Velvetsteph » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:04 am

Ideally hemp needs twelve (yup!) washes to reach proper absorbency... BUT you can start using it after the first wash - it just won't be that good at absorbing straight away...

Bamboo I would use after 1 pre-wash but just again be aware it won't reach decent absorbency for a few washes (not as many needed as hemp)

You don't need to dry in-between washes though :)

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clairelana
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Re: Using new hemp and bamboo............

Postby clairelana » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:10 am

Thanx Steph.
At least i'm not as foolish as i first thought.
I might give them a go remembering they aren't as absorbent as they should be. I think a terry/cotton booster to be added too for a bit till they get up to full absorbency.

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