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How to wash soft toys and keep them soft

Here you'll find all the information you need for how to wash soft toys ready for new adventures.


By Cleanipedia Team

how to wash soft toys
  • Soft cloth
  • Vacuum or lint roller
  • Brush
  • Laundry detergent (for example Persil Non Bio Liquid)
  • Fabric conditioner (for example Comfort Pure Ultra Concentrated)
  • Washing machine
  • When you are soft toy cleaning, the quickest way is to use the washing machine and products like Comfort Pure will ensure the toys come out super soft and ready to be cuddled.

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  • Spot treat any stains by blotting at the marks with a damp soft cloth.
  • Use cold water with a small amount of Persil Non-Bio Liquid or soap and scrub the soft toy clean.
  • Squeeze any excess liquid from the soft toy.
  • When washing soft toys by hand, be sure to always properly rinse them and remove any traces of cleaning products.
  • Brush any fur and air-dry the toy.
  • Key Steps

    • Always check the care label for washing instructions.
    • Use products like Comfort Pure when washing soft toys in washing machine cycles to add an extra touch of softness.
    • Protect old, embellished or detailed soft toys by popping them into a pillow case before putting them into the washing machine.

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