Antistatic for clothes
Everyone in the house and wardrobe today has things from synthetically produced textiles. Such products are quite convenient, practical, and are inexpensive. Everything in them is good, if not for one “but” - the constant appearance of static electricity with constant contact. Therefore, so that the hair does not constitute a cluster of antennas, which tilt at their discretion in different directions, and skirts, dresses do not stick to your legs, folding in bizarre shapes around the body, you need to choose a high-quality and really effective antistatic for clothes. What it can be, how to choose it and what can be used instead of antistatic, you will learn from this article.to contents ↑
What is an antistatic agent?
Antistatic for clothes and hair - these are special products made by combining chemical elements. In finished form - the one in which they are sold and available to every consumer, such means stop the effect of static electricity.
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Important! Depending on the quality and basis of the product, an antistatic agent for clothing gives a more or less lasting result. Therefore, the choice must be taken carefully enough so that the money, although small, is not wasted.
Why do I need an antistatic?
Antistatic for clothes is not just a whim and the desire to use all the new products available on the modern market, but an urgent need. Tights, dresses, blouses, skirts, and even bedding, curtains, curtains, decorative textiles for various rooms today are made, if not completely from a synthetic composition, then with the addition of such fibers. This is the reason for the appearance of static when it is necessary to take certain measures ifbeating electric shock from everything.
The result of the interaction of various everyday items and clothes is manifested in the form:
- clothes sticking to the body;
- occurrence of a short low electric discharge when touching a person, metal objects, or even just hair or clothing on yourself;
- adhesion of pile from tissues, animal hair to clothing;
- sticking excess dust to things;
- the effect of magnetized hair, because of which it is impossible to do a normal styling.
All this does not add attractiveness to anyone, so there is only one way out - to buy an antistatic agent or make it yourself and use it regularly.
Important! Regardless of which tool you decide to prefer to remove the effect of static electricity, do not apply it to both adjoining fabrics, for example, tights and the hem of a skirt. The result in this case can be exactly the opposite.
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Types of Antistatic
Antistatic for clothes today you can buy in a different form of release, but the most convenient and practical is the one that is sold in the form of a spray. Such funds are:
- Water based. Safe and easy to use, but not so effective that you can use it, for example, only 1 time per day.
- Based on ethyl alcohol. This version of the product is convenient in that it evaporates almost immediately, leaving no traces on the fabric and is quite effective at the same time. The only nuance is that it has a rather harsh and unpleasant smell, which can even cause allergies in some people, and clothes after it should be washed more carefully.
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Important! If none of these options is suitable, you can add special antistatic agents for clothing directly during washing. It can be a rinse aid, a soluble paste.
In a situation where you don’t want to use additional chemistry without such a vivid need, it's time to think about how you can replace an antistatic agent or how to prepare an antistatic agent at home with your own hands.
Remove material from the accumulation of static electricity during washing - add vinegar or lemon juice to the last rinse. They will not only help prevent an unpleasant phenomenon, but also make the fabric of any product softer and more pleasant to the touch. And if you use lemon - it’s also pleasantly smelling.
Important! Vinegar can be replaced with ordinary table salt. It will take 1 tsp. on 10 l of water. The effect will be the same.
Another solution, which is excellently used as a fabric softener and antistatic agent for clothing, is also added when washing or rinsing. To prepare it, mix:
- 2 parts of your hair conditioner;
- 3 parts vinegar;
- 6 parts of water.
Important! For any washing volume, in principle, only ½ part of a glass of such a tool is sufficient.
If you use fabric softeners, dilute the concentrate with water, fill any container with a spray bottle - your home antistatic for clothes is ready.
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Important! Such a tool can be applied as a spray directly on things, carpets. Other methods can also be used if, for example, electrified plaid.
If in advance you did not stock up on the product, and the situation with the magnetization of hair or fabric took you by surprise at home or in another place, use the tools that are always nearby and which can replace the antistatic for clothes:
- plain water - wet your hands and pass them through your hair or clothing;
- lubricate the feet with cream - any, suitable for hands, face;
- if there is a bar of soap in the bathroom, easily swipe it over the tights or the lining of the skirt.
And in order to reduce the amount of static electricity at home, select and regularly use humidifier with ionizer. It will also have a beneficial effect on your personal well-being.to contents ↑
Now you know many of the easiest ways to always look neat and elegant, and not as the epicenter of a magnetic field. Be energetic, but let it be only a hidden “electric charge”, and not static electricity that spoils your hair and brings discomfort when wearing your favorite things.