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How to Clean Everything Better

From your fingernails down to your hardwood floors, here are the healthiest, gentlest ways to give dirt and grime the one-two punch.

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As for your bras, it’s OK to get two or three wears before laundering, says Gwen Whiting, co-founder of The Laundress, a line of delicate detergents and soaps. But on days when you work up a sweat, even just from a few nerves over that big presentation, don’t be tempted to simply let your bra air out and wear it again.

For maximum microbe fighting, wash bras following the same steps Reynolds advises for underwear. But if you’d rather brave a few germs in exchange for your most fragile lacy, padded bra lasting longer, hand wash it with a mild detergent and let air dry.

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