There’s an array of detergents to choose from, but how do you know which is best for your clothes? You’ll need to decide between bio - which helps with the natural breakdown of stains - or non-bio, which can be less irritating for those with sensitive skin. Ideally, you should use different detergents for white and coloured clothes.
Although non-bio detergents carry their benefits, they contain oxygen bleach - which can cause darker or coloured clothing to fade faster. Therefore, it’s better to stick with bio detergents for such garments. Where cashmere is concerned, use a gentle, specialist cashmere shampoo.