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Nikwax Wool Wash

Specialty cleaner designed to deodorize and enhance the wicking and drying performance of merino wool items. Easy to use in your washing machine.

For cleaning merino wool
  • Deodorizing cleaner for all merino wool sports clothing

  • Cleans effectively, deodorizes and makes wool dry faster

  • Revives the performance of your gear, keeping you fresher and more comfortable

  • Recommended for all merino wool clothing

Why technical merino wool dries quickly and cools you down...

Merino wool active clothing is designed to be worn next to the skin, providing user comfort by maintaining body temperature and controlling moisture. They are highly wicking (will spread moisture out over a large area), fast drying and breathable. It is therefore essential to maintain these properties when caring for merino wool clothing.

Merino wool needs to be cared for properly to keep it in top condition...

Merino wool is fantastic for regulating your temperature and controlling body moisture, but to keep it functioning properly care must be taken when washing.

It is recommended to wash merino wool items in mild liquid detergents and to avoid using powder or bio detergents, which contain enzymes. Using conventional household detergents or fabric softeners can impair wicking properties by causing the fabric to retain moisture. This leads to reduced wicking capabilities and slow drying of the fabric, resulting in reduced user comfort. Additionally, standard household softeners can lead to pilling over a number of washes.

Wash your Merino clothing after use...

Once your merino wool items have been used a few times wash them with Nikwax Wool Wash™ to refresh, remove odors, soften and enhance drying and cooling. Apply Nikwax Wool Wash™ to merino wool base layers, socks, and travel clothing to keep them in perfect condition.

Conventional household detergents and fabric softeners reduce the performance of your base layers...

Using conventional household detergents and fabric softeners will impair the wicking properties of merino wool fabrics. Standard household detergents do not stop odors from building up in the fabric when in use. Conventional fabric softeners leave water-hating (hydrophobic) residues that will reduce the performance of the fabric, preventing it from spreading moisture and working to its maximum potential.

Nikwax Wool Wash™ outperforms conventional household detergents and fabric softeners at improving wicking, accelerating drying, and removing and preventing odor build up.

For best results make sure you use the correct product...

Nikwax Wool Wash™ has been specifically formulated for use when cleaning and deodorizing merino wool. If you have synthetic active clothing make sure you use Nikwax BaseWash® for best results.

How Nikwax Wool Wash™ makes your merino wool perform better...
  1. Nikwax Wool Wash™ is easy to use as it cleans, deodorizes, and softens at the same time.
  2. Nikwax Wool Wash™ enhances and revitalizes the natural wicking properties of merino wool items and increases breathability. This helps the fabric to spread sweat, dry quickly, and keep you more comfortable in all conditions.
  3. Nikwax Wool Wash™ refreshes your merino wool by deodorizing and maintains freshness by preventing odor build up when in use.
  4. Nikwax Wool Wash™ maintains the softness of merino wool.
  5. Nikwax Wool Wash™ outperforms household detergents and fabric softeners at improving wicking, accelerating drying, and removing and preventing odor.