Must-Know Tips for Cleaning Your Clothes

Fabric softener? Turns out, it’s not exactly a necessity (and add chemicals to your clothes!). Must your jeans be laundered every day? Assuming you’re not rolling around in the dirt, you really only *need* to wash ‘em every four or five wears.

Real Simple’s Associate Home Editor Stephanie Sisco stopped by The Today Show to share these and other vital laundry, cleaning, and ironing tips. Check out the whole video below:

Get more laundry tips here.


  1. janeleonard

    Clothes are not a use and throw thing that can be put off after we wear them once or twice. But as they need to come for a longer time period it is essential to wash the clothes safe and secure that can retain the cloth’s stuff and freshness for each wash.

    June 18, 2014 at 1:35 am
  2. Arlene

    EEWW. I think three times is max. As you know it depends on what your activity level is that day. I have had people tell me to just run the jeans through the dryer for 5 minutes to refresh them. If you are comfortable with five wears go for it. Just remember everyone has a different body chemistry. wear away…

    June 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm

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