How to read laundry care labels.

How to read laundry care labels.

Labels are a valid guide as to how to correctly look after the garments they are attached to.. Nowadays it's compulsory to label both the outer material and the lining, always referring to the more restrictive conditions. Below is a list of the most commonly used symbols along with the relative instructions for WASHING, BLEACHING, DRYING, IRONING AND PROFESSIONAL HANDLING (i.e. at the dry cleaners)