Getting playa dust out of clothes

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SweetBrie
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Getting playa dust out of clothes

Post by SweetBrie » Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:57 pm

Hi guys!

So this is my first year so obviously I had to do a bit of shopping to get myself some worthy outfits!

I ended up with this lovely jacket, however, its dry clean only. Now i know you can get playa dust out of regular clothes using vinegar, but how do you de-playafy clothes that you cant wash?

Does anyone have any experience using dry cleaners on their gear after Burning Man? Does it work well?

Thanks,
SweetBrie

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BBadger
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Re: Getting playa dust out of clothes

Post by BBadger » Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:25 am

You should probably just dry-clean that jacket like the instructions say. I think Eric mentioned he dry-cleans his suits after the Burn.

I just wash my normal clothes in the washing machine. Works just fine and they're no worse for wear.
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Re: Getting playa dust out of clothes

Post by BurnerBunny » Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:02 am

I usually take dry clean only clothes to the dry cleaners. Problem solved.

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