After every use, the garment must be hand washed. Harmful elements such as suntan lotions, salt, chlorine, and body perspiration can cause discoloration and spandex breakdown. Since laundry detergents are too harsh on the spandex and the color, use mild hand soap made without added moisturizers. Do not wring the swimsuit to remove excess water. Lay it flat on a towel and roll the towel up and squeeze gently. Remove it from the towel and lay it flat to dry. Do not hang it to dry as that will stretch out the fibers in the fabric. Avoid using washers and dryers as damage can occur due to agitation and excessive heat. It is also important to let your suit "rest" between uses. This allows the spandex to bounce back (called recovery) to its original size and maintain its fit longer. If you wear a suit without letting it recover, it will lose its shape and fit more quickly. It's recommended to let the suit rest for 24-36 hours between uses. Always remove excess moisture with a towel and lay flat to dry indoors or in the shade. Also note, direct sunlight will fade your suit. It is always a great idea to have more than one suit.
Fifty years ago, John Hoff serendipitously came across a unique business
opportunity. Sitting by a pool one day, he overheard lifeguards
lamenting how they were unable to get enough of their favorite racing
briefs from Australia. He realized that the same nylon tricot fabric he
used to manufacture women's lingerie could be used to make the elusive
guard suits. By the following weekend, he had outfitted all of the
lifeguards and launched a new swimwear business called Dolfin. Although
much has changed through the years, Dolfin’s commitment to the highest
standards of innovation, quality and value in the Dolfin brand of
products remains steadfast. With the addition of the Ocean and AquaShape
brands, we can offer a full and diverse range of swimwear options as we
lead the way into the next 50 years of great swimming.