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    Default Washing bathers

    We've come back from holidays where the pool was a mix of salt and chlorine. It left funny rust marks on my bathers and my daughters have gone a funny grey colour and all smell incredibly strong of the mix. I have hand washed numerous times, they still smell - can I put them through the wash with some detergent or napisan?

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    Yes I rinsed them after every swim - drove me bonkers.

    Can I put some detergent in? The rusty marks stained my tshirt that I had on over my wet bathers, apparently it's something to do with the water softness thingo in Fiji.

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    I always put the kids & my bathers in the machine. I give them a good rinse under the tap straight after swimming then put them through the next load of washing. Never had a problem doing so

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    I always machine wash the bathers. I put them, along with the beach towels we've just used, into the washing machine straight after swimming.

    I find the key is to wash them straight away. They seemed to get ruined really quickly if they don't get washed straight away.

    The rust mark is probably from a metal clasp or metal underwire in your bathers. I've never been able to totally get rid of rust marks once they've happened. Sorry..

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    All swimwear gets put in the normal wash as soon as we get home. There's always enough to make up a load so it happens that day.

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