How to care for your yoga mat -TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer)-

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, I will introduce how to care for a yoga mat made of TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer) .

What is TPE (thermoplastic elastomer)?


TPE is a sustainable (eco) material that does not generate harmful substances such as dioxins when incinerated. It is light, almost odorless , and can be wiped with water for easy care, but please do not soak it in water, just like PVC. After cleaning, let it dry completely in a well-ventilated shade.

important point

Compared to PVC and other materials, it is a material that is more resistant to water, but washing with water is basically NG .
If you always put your hands and feet on the same part of the mat, it will wear out due to friction, so it is recommended to use it evenly by changing the front and back and top and bottom .

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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