At times static can be especially problematic in your cloth diapers. To get rid of it, try one of these two natural solutions.
1. Use vinegar in your rinse cycle
Vinegar truly is a wonder solution when it comes to cloth diapers. Not only will it get rid of static, it also helps to get rid of odors and bacteria in your diapers, improves absorbency, and naturally softens. Simply add 1/4 cup of white distilled vinegar to the final rinse cycle of your diaper wash, or if you have a top-loading washer, add 1/4 cup of vinegar to a downy rinse ball and throw it in the wash - it will automatically open in the rinse cycle.
2. Use wool dryer balls
Dryer balls absorb moisture, serve as a fabric softener, and improve airflow between clothes items as they toss about in your dryer. In doing so, they help to decrease drying time (by up to 40%) – thereby saving energy. Wool dryer balls are better than traditional plastic dryer balls because they’re made from all natural, sustainable materials and have better absorbency. Add 2 to 4 balls to your dryer to eliminate static, soften your diapers and speed up your drying time.
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