If you haven’t been tossing your clothes into the washing machine before wearing them, you need to start doing so now. With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing day by day, we need to step up our personal hygiene and keep ourselves in the best of health. That new dress may look clean to the naked eye but there could be bacteria and remnants of harsh chemicals that are harmful to your health and skin on it. Here are 5 reasons why you should wash every new piece of clothing before putting them on.
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Text: Atika Lim / The Singapore Women’s Weekly / March 2020
Additional reporting: Cherrie Lim and Valerie Toh