Wash Care Instructions

Bellyssimo’s Pregnancy Wash Care

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 Clothing” for more info.

 

1. Bon-Bon

 

What is it?

Bon-bon is a very smooth synthetic fabric made out of 100% polyester Spandex. Its a high quality stretch and lightweight fabric.

 

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?

Bregline is a strong lustrous fabric with a crosswise rib made of Polyester, Viscose and Lycra. The fabric is stretchable and has a nice shine and matt effect.

 

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?

Cotton-Lycraa is a blended fabric out of soft natural fiber obtained from the seedpod pf the cotton plant and synthetic fiber that is able to stretch up to five times its length.

 

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

 

Bengaline

  • Cold Wash (30)
  • Do Not Tumble Dry
  • DO NOT Iron (*)

 

Made in South Africa

 

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4. Cotton Voile:

 

What is it?

Cotton Voile is a soft, sheer fabric, usually made of 100% cotton or cotton blends including linen or polyester. It has a semi transparent look and flimsy cloth feel.

 

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

 

Bon Bon

  • 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?

Linen is a textile made from fibers from the flax plant and is known for being the lightest and coolest fabric of all.

 

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

 

Bon Bon

  • Warm Wash (40)
  • Do Not Tumble Dry
  • Warm Iron (***)

 

Made in South Africa

 

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6. Stretch Denim:

 

What is it?

Stretch denim is a well-known basic cotton or twill fabric generally dyed blue with a white filling, somethimes mixed with lycra for comfort.

 

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

 

Bon Bon

  •  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?

Viscose lycra is a blended synthetic fabric made out of Viscose ( similar to cotton and silk ) and Lycra ( also called Spandex ) known for its exceptional elasticity.

 

Pregnancy Wash Care Instructions:

  • This type of garment is a very fine fabric and should be hand washed in cool water

 

Bon Bon

  •  Hand Wash (30)
  •  Do Not Bleach
  •  Do Not Tumble Dry
  •  Cool Iron (*)
  • Do Not Steam Iron

 

Made in South Africa

 

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