Bellyssimo’s Pregnancy Wash Care Guide

At Bellyssimo, our fashionable maternity clothing is made from a variety of high-end fabrics, which offer a unique sense of style combining ultra comfort with glamour for every occasion. For a positive long-term experience, it’s important to understand the care instructions for each maternity garment so you can fully enjoy your acquired Bellyssimo items beyond pregnancy. We also recommend to read our blog post "Top Tips on how to wash and care for your Bellyssimo Clothingfor more info.

1. Bon-Bon

What is it?

Pregnancy Fabric description: Bon Bon

Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • For Bon-bon, a spot wash with soapy solution in lukewarm water is recommended
  • This type of garment should be rinsed with clear water and air-dried

    Bon Bon
    . Warm Wash (40)
    . Do Not Bleach
    . Do Not Tumble Dry
    . Cool Iron (*)
    . Do Not Dry Clean

    Made in South Africa

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 2. Bengaline

What is it?

Pregnancy Fabric description: Bengaline

Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • As Bengaline is a very sensitive smooth-surfaced fabric, cold machine wash and line dry is recommended

    Bengaline
    . Cold Wash (30)
    . Do Not Tumble Dry
    . Cool Iron (*)

    Made in South Africa

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3. Cotton Lycra:

What is it?

Pregnancy Fabric description: Cotton Lycra 
Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • Can be washed by hand or machine in lukewarm water on gentle cycle
  • Don’t use chlorine bleach and rinse thoroughly
    Cotton Lycra
    . Cold Wash (30)
    . Do Not Bleach
    . Do Not Tumble Dry
    . DO NOT IRON

    Made in South Africa

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4. Cotton Voile: 

What is it?

Pregnancy Fabric description: Cotton Voile

Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • Wash cotton voile garments by hand, using a gentle detergent made for fine fabrics and hand washables
  • Alternatively, launder the fabric in cool water on your machine's gentle cycle

    Cotton Voile
    . Hand Wash (30)
    . Do Not Bleach
    . Do Not Tumble Dry
    . Cool Iron (*)

    Made in South Africa

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5. Linen: 

What is it?

Pregnancy Fabric description: Linen
Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • Linen clothes have to be washed in cool or lukewarm temperatures – never in cold or hot
  • If it is possible to select the water level in the washing machine, always use the maximum offered

    Linen
    . Warm Wash (40)
    . Do Not Tumble Dry
    . Warm Iron (***)

    Made in South Africa

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6. Stretch Denim: 

What is it?

Pregnancy Fabric description: Stretch Denim
Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • For the first couple of laundries, wash your stretch denim item separately
  • Hand or machine wash in lukewarm water is recommended
  • Help protect the fabric by choosing the delicate setting of your washer
  • Stretch Denim
    . Cool Wash (30)
    . Do Not Bleach
    . Do Not Tumble Dry
    . Cool Iron (*)

    Made in South Africa

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7. Viscose Lycra: 

What is it?

Pregnancy Fabric description: Viscose Lycra

Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • This type of garment is a very fine fabric and should be hand washed in cool water
  • Viscose Lycra
    . Hand Wash (30)
    . Do Not Bleach
    . Do Not Tumble Dry
    . Cool Iron (*)
    DO NOT STEAM IRON

    Made in South Africa

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