Costume care

To make your New Year’s or Christmas costume and accessories look great, you need to take proper care of them. We've tested all the cleaning and storage options and made a list of answers to the FAQ (frequently asked questions) related to the care of party clothes and accessories.

Can I wash the costume?

  • Any washing is strictly prohibited. After contact with water, the fur may lose its plumpness and lightness, crumple and can get very clumped. Colored fabric can gladly share its color with a snow-white lining and fur trim.

How to clean the costume if washing is forbidden?

  • It's better to contact a dry cleaner service, noting that you can use only a dry-cleaning method.

How to clean the costume by yourself?

  • First of all, you need to test the cleaning on a small area that doesn't affect the overall appearance of the outfit, for instance, under the collar or that part of the costume that is covered with accessories, such as a wig, beard, robe, etc.

The main fabric, lining and fur can be carefully cleaned with a damp, well-squeezed from water or soap solution, piece of natural white fabric.

How to dry the costume?

  • You should dry the costume only on a hanger in a well-ventilated room. Drying on a heater, with a hair dryer and iron is strictly prohibited.

How to iron the costume?

  • It's better to iron the costume through an ironer (a small piece of natural white fabric). Fur cannot be ironed!

There are appliqués on the costume, how to clean and iron them?

  • Appliqués should be cleaned and dried in the same way as the costume.

The appliqué’s corner peeled off, what should I do?

  • Don't panic. Appliqués are made of a high-quality thermo film on an adhesive basis. So, if you, all of a sudden, notice that a corner or some part peeled off, during operation process, you can contact us for some help. Our master will quickly fix this little problem.

How to glue the peeled-off appliqué by yourself?

  • It's very easy to glue the appliqué by yourself. It is good enough to iron the appliqué in the place where it peeled off. You need to iron it without steam, but through the fabric.

How to store the costume?

  • We recommend storing the costume on a hanger and in a special cover for clothes. Make sure to put an aromatic sachet against insect pests to the costume.

How to clean the beard or the wig?

  • To clean the wig and the beard, use natural hair shampoo or soap solution. The water temperature should not exceed 30 degrees. Wash the wig gently and carefully so that not to tangle the strands up. Don't forget about the hair conditioner.

How to dry the beard or the wig?

  • It's better to dry the wig and the beard by putting them on a towel and on the dryer rack, or, if it's urgently needed - you can dry them with a hair dryer, but only in the cold air mode.

How to comb the beard or the wig?

  • Comb the wig and the beard only after it's completely dry. The comb for combing beards and wigs should have widely spaced teeth that can easily handle thick curls.

How to store the beard or the wig?

  • Accessories should be stored in a special mesh that comes with the kit and in a cardboard box. Make sure to put an aromatic sachet against insect pests in the box.

 

If you have any other questions about clothes care, you can e-mail us kostumi.store@gmail.com or call us at the numbers listed on our website. We will surely help you.

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