- To put on, rub talcum powder or latex shine on your body and inside of the garment to prevent sticking to your skin
- Be gentle - pulling latex too harsh may rip it.
- Be careful of sharp objects such as fingernails and jewelry - they can easily rip latex.
- To achieve glossy shine use silicone based latex polish.
- Use only dedicated latex polish/shine. Industrial rubber polish may break latex.
- Hand wash latex in warm water using mild soap or detergent.
- Dry it out in the shade - hang it or dry using towel.
- Avoid latex sticking to itself while drying. Use clothes hanger if needed.
- Use only the most basic soap/detergent - the fewer ingredients the better.
- Do not wash latex using detergents that include oily substances.
- Never leave latex unwashed for too long - sweat contains body oils that will weaken latex.
- Latex color may look different after washing as it absorbs water. It will be back to normal after your latex is dry again.
- Polish latex using silicone lube or talcum powder it after it is completely dry - it will protect latex from sticking to itself and oxidation.
- Store latex in cool, dark and dry place.
- Avoid latex sticking to itself. Talcum powder or polish your latex with silicone lube before storing.
- Store lighter colors away from darker colors as lighter colors may discolor.
- It is safe to store latex hanging in the wardrobe.
- If you intend to store latex for longer period - talcum powder it and put in a plastic bag or paper wrap it.
- Avoid any contact with oil - it will destroy your latex!
- Avoid excessive heat - it may melt of burn latex.
- Avoid washing latex in very hot water - it may stretch latex and deform it.
- Avoid direct sunlight.
- Avoid any form of salt - wash your latex carefully after contact with salty environment.
- Avoid contact with cooper, brass or bronze as it will permanently stain latex.
- Nicotine may stain latex, especially lighter colors. Be careful while you smoke.
- Be careful when you mix latex and leather products. Some leather uses oily substances during the manufacturing process that may damage latex.