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How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

If you’re someone who, like myself, enjoys the light, reassuring pressure of a weighted blanket, you may notice that yours is looking a little dingy right now. That’s completely understandable. This year — especially the past few months — has been unbelievably stressful.

How to Make Sure Your Washed Face Masks Are Dry the Next Day

How to Make Sure Your Washed Face Masks Are Dry the Next Day

My new nightly ritual is to hand-wash the day’s pile of face masks in the sink (hashtag normal things we do in 2020), but if I wasn’t hanging them just so, they wouldn’t be dry the next day — and wearing a wet face mask is a definite no-no if…

Here’s How Often You Should Wash A Cloth Face Mask

Here’s How Often You Should Wash A Cloth Face Mask

Since the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic — even back in January and February before things really started to get bad in the U.S. — there has been some mixed messaging when it comes to wearing masks. At Lifehacker, we’ve been fortunate that our senior health editor, Beth Skwarecki,…