TIPS & TRICKS
HOW DO I CARE FOR MY SWIMSUIT?
At Blue Heaven Noosa we recommend a few key steps to looking after your swimsuit, as it is an investment worth taking care of.
SUNSCREEN BEFORE YOU GO OUT
Sunscreen is a big issue these days and it's also not a friend of the fibres used to make swimwear - so how do we work with this together? Firstly, apply sunscreen to your body if possible BEFORE you put your swimsuit on - and let it dry. The last thing we want is your Beach / Poolside Buddy slathering runny cream all over your new suit for it to destroy the fabric....suncream sticks for a reason.
Personally we advocate for less is more time in the sun, and basking under a palm tree or Panama hat with a Pareo draped over your lap is more on the cards.... save the Rashie and Boardshorts for activity days.
Yes and No... Our swimsuits are made of XTRA LIFE LYCRA. You'll enjoy long lasting comfort, fit and shape with this exceptional fabric, designed to resist damage from chlorine, lotions, UV rays and heat to last up to 10 times longer than swimsuits made with unprotected spandex. If you follow the instructions below, your swimsuit will give many years of service. *Note - we do not encourage heated spas as the chemical content and heat is both not ideal for such a beautiful garment you have purchased and better spent in your Speedo.
LAUNDERING ( WASH YOUR SWIMSUIT )
Chlorine, Sunscreen, Spray tans, Sweat, Perfume, Makeup, Oily Lotions. All of these can be the enemy of your swimsuit's lifespan so you have to wash it. We recommend placing in a lingerie bag, a cold water setting on your machine - gentle cycle - with a mild liquid detergent. If your suit has white or light colours, a diluted laundry soak / stick can be used to spot clean.