Cleaning Palm-leaf Hats
Palm-leaf hats are very tough and will wear longer than the average straw hat. But they are not indestructible: they will wear out, darken with age, and break when they are creased when dry. Palm leaf hats are known to have survived being run over by a truck or stepped on by a horse. But they may also break in such circumstances.
- Clean your palm hat using a wet towel.
- Place your hat upside down (crown first) inside the hatbox. This will preserve the shape as well as allow you to pick up the hat by its brim (which is the correct way to handle a hat).
- Is not recommended to use your hat in wet conditions it may lose it shape, If you plan on using your hat in rainy weather, consider getting a rain cover.
- Do not kept in wet places.
- Do not expose to hot temperatures.
- If is wet Dry your hat as soon as possible to avoid shrinkage.
- Do not place heavy objects on top of the hat
Cleaning Wool Hats
- If your hat is White color, clean with a soft brush (usually horsehair).
- If is Dark color, use a soft sponge, gently rub counter-clockwise towards the back of the hat.
- Is not recommend to use your hat under rainy conditions as it may lose its shape
- For best result, store your hat in a hatbox to protect the material and the shape from harm and damage.
- It is not correct to place your hat o any Surface on the side cup, it may lose its shape.
- Keep your hat away from enclosed heated areas.
- Hats should never be stored in your car.
- Do not keep your hat in direct sunlight (next to a window, for example)
- For a very thorough cleaning, use a lint roller or tape.
- You can also use coconut oil to clean your hat.