How Often Do You Need to Wash Jeans? – LifeSavvy
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You’re home from a casual day at the office or have finished running a few errands. All you want to do is change out of your jeans and into loungewear. So should you toss that denim in the wash?
Not so fast! When it comes to how often you clean jeans, the frequency might be less than you think.
On average, you should be washing your jeans every nine to 10 wears according to Patric Richardson, host of The Laundry Guy on Discovery+. The expert told TODAY that your jeans should have a bit of visible dirt and be a bit sweaty by this point. Of course, if you’ve done yard work or another vigorous, dirtying task in your denim, go ahead and toss them in the wash.
While you obviously don’t want to wash jeans too infrequently (because that’s gross), washing them too much can actually damage them, reducing their lifespan, and sending you shopping earlier than you’d have hoped. For example, darker denim that’s washed too frequently will lose its color,…
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