I never in a million years thought about washing new clothes before I wore them, until I got married and my wife freaked out about it.

I don't go out and buy new clothes very often, but when I do, I would buy what ever I was looking for, like jeans, and the last thing I would think of doing is washing them before I wore them.

I always said that after you wash something it never fits or feels right again. When I tried to explain this to my wife year back, she wanted no part of it. If I remember correctly, I think she said something along the lines of "YOU ARE A PIG." LOL!!!

According to Self, the main reason you should wash new clothes before you wear them is because of chemicals they might be coated with. Sometimes companies spray them with preservatives like formaldehyde to prevent mildew while they're being shipped and that can cause a rash, especially if you have sensitive skin.

So do you wash before you wear? Are you a member to my new fan club the "PIG PEN?" Let us know in the comment section below.

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