Wash and Care


washing ooia products

Wash your ooia products once before the first use.

After wearing your ooia products, simply put them into a laundry net and wash them in the washing machine at 40°C ideally in the easy-care wash cycle - you can also do this along with other dark laundry. With our light-colored ooias, we recommend that you wash them with dark, non-staining laundry in the first wash and wash them with similar colors in the following washes. Wash the ooia Feel Dry Top in a laundry net together with similarly colored laundry at 40°C easy-care wash cycle (color detergent without bleach).

Once they are dry, you can wear them again.



taking care of ooia underwear, moms nursing bra and feel dry top

After wearing your ooia products, simply put them into a laundry net and wash them in the washing machine at 40°C ideally in the easy-care wash cycle - you can also do this along with other dark laundry. With our light-colored ooias, we recommend that you wash them with dark, non-staining laundry in the first wash and wash them with similar colors in the following washes. Your Feel Dry Top goes in the laundry net together with similarly colored laundry in the machine at 40 ° C easy-care wash cycle (color detergent without bleach).

Please do not wash your ooia products with heavyduty detergent, as this is too aggressive for the wool. Instead, ideally use wool detergent or color detergent without bleach.

Please do not use a dryer, bleach or fabric softener, it limits the effectiveness of the ooia period underwear.

Please also do not dry clean them - but who takes their underwear to the dry cleaner?

Ironing is also a no-go, just hang your ooia products on the clothesline and they will soon be ready to wear again.

If you treat your ooia products well, they will last longer.

ooia period underwear retains its full bacteria-inhibiting effectiveness for about 2 years. After that you can still use them as "normal" underpants.

You can use the ooia nursing bra "indefinitely" for a long time, e.g. even after breastfeeding.

You can also use the ooia everyday underwear "indefinitely" for a long time. You can also use the ooia Feel Dry Top "indefinitely" for a long time.

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bacteria inhibiting effect of the ooia period underwear

Our membrane system has bacteria-inhibiting properties at key points - so bacteria can't multiply or develop unpleasant odors. Our active ingredient silver chloride is tested under the strictest conditions and may be used in Germany in accordance with Article 89 of the Biocide Ordinance in conjunction with Section 28 (8) of the Chemicals Act. We do not use any nano-active ingredients that are controversial in terms of health. The bacteria-inhibiting properties of ooia were certified by the Hohenstein Institute. If you want to know more, click here

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Unlike the ooia period underwear, only the middle absorbent layer of our ooia nursing bra has an integrated bacterial inhibiting effect.

The ooia everyday underwear and the Feel Dry Top have no bacterial inhibiting effect.

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