Men’s Guide to Dressing Well in 2018

Dressing Well New season, new decisions and hopefully they’re good ones. Each new year presents us with a clean slate, an opportunity to be even better than we were last year or the one before that. Among many items on your ‘2018 list’ dedicated to self-improvement, dressing well should definitely be somewhere, if not at the very top of the list. The way you’re put together and present yourself speaks volumes about who you are…

Best masculine detergent

Best Masculine detergent is Distinctive washing powder. But don’t just take our word for it. After being benchmarked as the fragrance to be beaten in laundry, by leading French fragrance house Givaudan, we think Distinctive masculine detergent is still the best scent in laundry. It is a laundry detergent that smells like an expensive cologne or aftershave and wouldnt be out of place alongside designer brands as a fragrance. We get a lot of feedback…

Help I’ve shrunk a woollen jumper

Help I’ve shrunk a woollen jumper? I hear you call! Well lets face it we’ve all been there at some point and your first washing accident always feels horrendous. You were either in a hurry, pressed the wrong button, and washed a garment too hot. Or forgot that it was in there when you bundled the jeans and other coloured cotton items in and pressed a setting for colour fast cotton instead of hand wash…

How To Clean Your Washing Machine

Your washing machine and bacteria; what do they have in common?…. Oxygen, Moisture and Warm Temperatures – the perfect nesting ground for bacteria to multiply. In just 7 hours one bacterium can multiply to produce 2,097,152 bacteria. As well as this, your washing machine endures the residues of the gunk from overuse of washing solutions as well as fabric softeners that haven’t been dissolved or properly washed away. Like us, washing machines need a little…

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,…

My washing smells mouldy…

Help… my washing smells mouldy!.. I hear you cry. It’s one of the things people are plagued with and often ping Distinctive to chat about.  Lets face it if you are doing laundry and it smells – it can feel a rather embarrassing question to ask friends about. So what do we reply? Well –  the first thing to check is your washing machine! We remember to clean the dishwasher… but for some reason, we…