Boy Child in underwear consisting of cream tank and cream briefs made of tencel modal fabric

In today's world, where sustainability is a major concern, the fashion industry has been making strides to reduce its impact on the environment. One such effort is the development of Tencel modal fabric, a type of rayon made from the pulp of beech trees. This fabric has rapidly become popular in children’s underwear due to its exceptional softness and breathability. However, caring for Tencel modal clothing requires specific knowledge and methods to maintain its quality and extend its life span.

Just Peachy Basics specializes in children's underwear crafted from Tencel modal fabric because we understand that comfort and durability are key when it comes to your child's essentials. In this blog post, we will take you through some effective ways on how you can care for your child's Tencel modal undergarments.

Washing Tips for Tencel Modal Clothing

Caring for your child’s Tencel modal underwear begins with proper washing techniques. While this fabric is known for its durability, mishandling during washing can lead to damage or reduced lifespan.

Firstly: always check the care label on each garment before washing. Some manufacturers might recommend hand washing while others may allow machine wash. If machine washing is permitted, consider using a gentle cycle with cold water as hot water can cause shrinkage or fading.

Secondly: use a mild detergent that does not contain bleach or optical brighteners as these chemicals can damage the fibers over time. It would also be beneficial to turn the garments inside out before washing to prevent pilling or snagging on other clothes in the wash.

Thirdly: avoid overloading your washer so as not to stress the fibers too much during agitation which could lead to wear and tear.

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Drying Techniques for Tencel Modal Underwear

Proper drying techniques are just as important as washing when it comes to maintaining the quality of Tencel modal clothing. Incorrect drying can lead to shrinkage or fading and may affect the softness of the fabric.

First, avoid wringing out excess water as it could stretch or deform the fabric. Instead, gently squeeze out the water or use a towel to blot it dry.

Air drying is highly recommended for Tencel modal garments. Lay them flat on a clean towel and reshape them if needed before leaving them to dry naturally. If you must use a dryer, choose a low heat setting and remove the garments while they are still slightly damp.

Just like with washing, make sure to turn your clothes inside out before drying to prevent pilling or fuzziness on the surface of your garments.

Storing Your Child's Tencel Modal Undergarments

The way you store your child’s Tencel modal underwear can also affect its longevity. Proper storage helps maintain color and prevents creases or wrinkles which can cause unnecessary stress on the fabric fibers.

Always ensure that your underwear is completely dry before storing it away to prevent mold and mildew growth. Fold neatly and place in drawers that have been lined with acid-free tissue paper for added protection against dust mites and other potential damage factors.

Try not to overstuff drawers as this could lead to wrinkling or creasing of your underwear. If you notice any stains on your clothing, address them immediately instead of letting them sit till laundry day as old stains might be harder to remove.


Caring for Tencel Modal clothing does not have to be complicated if you understand its unique properties and needs. By following these tips on washing, drying, and storing your child’s underwear made from this innovative fabric, you can ensure they remain comfortable, durable, and looking new for longer periods of time.

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