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I have noticed that much of my sports attire now says, "Do not allow to lay on itself when wet." What does this mean? Most of the time, I work out at the gym and then take my wet, sweaty clothes and put them in a bag until I get home many hours later. It seems to me that sweaty clothing almost always lay on itself when wet.
Thank you for reaching out! When the sportswear says “Do not lay on itself when wet,” I think it is referring to the drying process after laundering, not the interim period before wearing and washing. High-tech sportswear fabrics are created with sweat wicking technology for quick dry. However, these fabrics will lose their sweat wicking and elastic properties if dried in the dryer. They should always be laid flat or hung to dry for best results.
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