Towels get smelly and rough overtime due to the build up of detergents and fabric softeners. You can get rid of the stinky smell and make your towels soft, use white vinegar and baking soda.
Skip the detergent or fabric softener, instead put 1 cup of white distilled vinegar with hot water in the washing machine and run the towels in the wash cycle. The vinegar helps to remove excess detergent residue.
After one cycle, run the towels for a second wash with baking soda. Put the towels in the washing machine with hot water and half-cup of baking soda. Run the machine again and then let it dry naturally. This is a great way to get rid of bad odor and to make trowels smell fresh. You can also add in few drops of lavender oil for amazing smelling towels.
Dry the towels in the high setting or just hang outdoors, the sun will take care of the mold and mildew smell.
For front load washing machine – Add 1/2 cup of baking soda with few drops of essential oil in the main wash compartment and add 1/4 cup vinegar in the fabric softener compartment. Then, wash the towels as you normally would.
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