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Cleaning my yoga mat

CherryRed2010-07-05 02:45:37 +0000 #1
I have a light pink mat and I clean it regularly to prevent sweat, bacteria, and all that lovely stuff from getting trapped in. After having used it for a while, I've begun to notice that it's getting discolored. I've searched all over for ways to remedy this and I have yet to find a solution that works. Do any of you have suggestions?
InnerAthlete2010-07-05 02:49:29 +0000 #2
Nope. They fade over time.

Hopefully you are not using something harsh to clean it like rubbing alcohol or abrasives which will speed the process. Are you washing it in a machine, the tub, or wiping it down?
cathy2010-07-05 02:56:31 +0000 #3
Fill a container with warm water, add ONE DROP of dishwashing liquid, add a cloth, swish the cloth around a bit and then ring out water completely; then wipe down the mat. Please hesitate before putting your mat in a tub or washing machine.... some people swear by this but it doesn't work for me. I hope this helps.

Cathy

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