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How do I care for my Luxe + Mini Duo?
It’s simple! Machine or hand wash in water up to 60 degrees with a gentle to medium spin. Tumble dry on low to medium heat.
One of the greatest things about linen is the more you use it the softer and more supple it will become!
Is the Luxe + Mini Duo quick to dry?
Yes, the Lava Luxe + Mini Duo dries 14 times faster than your average bath towel! The Duo also dries twice as fast as microfiber per ounce of water absorbed.
Is the Luxe + Mini Duo packable?
Absolutely! The Lava Mini rolls to the size of a 12oz glass. The Lava Luxe rolls to the size of a 40oz water bottle.
How absorbent is the Luxe + Mini Duo?
Very! The Lava Luxe + Mini Duo absorbs up to 35oz of water and up to 50% more water than microfiber towels of the same size!
Should I expect Luxe + Mini Duo towels to shrink when washed?
Shrinkage will depend largely on how you choose to care for your Lava Luxe + Mini Duo.
Washing in cold water and drying at a low temperature will nearly eliminate shrinking entirely. Washing in warmer water and drying on medium heat* will result in some shrinkage, up to 1-2 inches.
Drying on medium heat will result in an even softer towel.
Do I need to wash my Luxe + Mini Duo before I use it?
Nope! Your Lava Luxe + Mini Duo will be ready to use right out of the box. Some people prefer to wash their Lava towels prior to use to further soften the linen and to accomplish the “rumpled” look that is only achieved with premium quality linen.
A single piece of synthetic clothing (polyester, lycra, spandex, nylon, rayon) can produce more than 1900 fibers every time it's washed.
"This fact suggests that a large proportion of microplastic fibers found in the marine environment may be derived from sewage as a consequence of washing of clothes. As the human population grows and people use more synthetic textiles, contamination of habitats and animals by microplastic is likely to increase."
Source: Accumulation of Microplastics on Shorelines Worldwide: Sources and Sinks