Who takes an Iron on holiday?

We don’t do you? Distinctive customers have particularly high standards when it comes to laundry and for years and years would have fallen into the category of travellers who went prepared with a small travel iron with them where-ever they went. However, with todays modern fabrics, (crease resistant properties) many garments can be left to hang after washing and won’t need any ironing at all.  And, the fact that most hotels will have an iron,…

Relaxing new fragrance from Distinctive Wash!

Blogger Katie tells all… new Relaxing fragrance from Distinctive Wash   Before I tried Distinctive washing powder I was sceptical about how good it was going to be. It claimed to be “superior” with a “magic ingredient that fixes the fragrance for longer” and had “calming scents”, this particularly appealed to me because I often have trouble getting to sleep, but actions speak louder than words so I put it to the test…   Step…

Washing temperatures – Should I wash Hot or Not?

Washing temperatures and the question should I wash Hot or Not? can seem a daunting muddle.  But on the whole, in the modern age, it’s mostly a no to hot washing I’m afraid… We all know washing hot is great for sterilising!  And on hardy fabrics, like 100% cotton, a hot wash will really do no harm.  But therein lies the problem, modern fabrics designed to need less ironing, skim the body and hang beautifully…

Be Distinctive, Gay date preparation tips

Be Distinctive, Gay date preparation tips by www.gaymendates.co.uk which we loved and thought we’d share…. There is nothing quite as nerve-wracking, exciting and distracting than the build-up to your first date with a new guy. In this day and age it is not exactly easy to meet gay men – or anyone for that matter, so the first date with a new guy is going to get your heart pumping for sure. It doesn’t matter…

Louise from @Distinctivewash meets Will King, King of Shaves.

Louise from DistinctiveWash, meets Will King, King of Shaves. Will King founder of King of Shaves offered to meet Louise from @Distinctivewash after sending a tweet suggesting that Distinctive could be another Wingman brand.  So the meeting was set on the 20th December for Home House in London – the exclusive members club whose member list includes pretty much everyone on London’s business and celebrity ‘A’ list. “The Opportunity to gain counsel from another successful brand…

The difference between a biological and a non biological detergent?

The difference between a biological and a non-biological detergent! It seems as though everyone is confused about “The difference between a biological and a non-biological detergent?” Some people insisting online that biological powders contain optical brighteners… what? and some that non-bios are better for the environment? Whilst other forum posts report bio formulas are more environmentally friendly, and that non bio’s the only safe washing formula for sensitive skin and so on… Muddled? well, we’re…

Do you know your washing symbols?

When it comes to washing our clothes, most of us do not have a clue what the little symbols actually mean—so we thought we’d give you a little heads up.   With Distinctive you will only ever have to wash at 30/40 degrees but you might still want to glance at labels occasionally as the spin speed could still damage your fabric. Washing symbols Do not bleach your clothes (just add a scoop of something…