How to care for a yoga mat -PVC (polyvinyl chloride) edition-

A yoga mat is a must-have for practicing yoga.
In recent years, there are many scenes where stretching and fitness are used for training at home.

It needs to be cleaned after use because it will be sweaty and dirty, but did you know that the cleaning method varies depending on the material ?
Continuing with the wrong care can also accelerate deterioration.

In order to use it carefully for a long time, it is important to take proper care of it .
This time, we will introduce how to care for a yoga mat made of PVC (polyvinyl chloride) material .

What is PVC (polyvinyl chloride)?

Yoga mat_PVC material

The most common and most standard type of yoga mat material.
The material is soft and has high cushioning properties, and is stable and well-balanced .
It is easy to handle even for beginners, durable, and has a lineup of relatively inexpensive products, so many people buy it as their first yoga mat.

important point

PVC has the characteristic that it easily absorbs water, and if it is washed with water, it will deteriorate. Therefore, washing with water is basically NG .
However, recently, yoga mats made of PVC material that can be washed with water are also on sale, so be sure to check if they can be washed with water when purchasing .

Care instructions

1. Spray some household detergent or yoga mat cleaner diluted with water and wipe the entire mat with a soft cloth or sponge.
2. Wipe off the remaining water with a dry cloth.
3. Dry completely in a well-ventilated place without direct sunlight.
4. After confirming that it is completely dry, roll it up and store it.

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