Want to get brighter whites from your wash? Here's some advice from Steve, our resident fabric care expert.
Only use as much washing powder as you really need, because too much will degrade fabrics and make them turn grey.
Bear in mind that these days, manufacturers will often put in optical brighteners. The garment, when new, will look really, really bright - but that's an artificial colour, so don't feel as if you're doing anything wrong if it dims after the first wash.Read more care tips
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