RAFFIA HAT CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Packing and handling may result in softening of this hat over time, if this happens you can use this steps to reshapes your hat. Where reshaping is required spray a little water on the hat and use a steam iron on a low to medium heat on the inside of the hat and lightly press being careful and not over press, whiles the desired shape is achieved allow the hat to air dry completely away from direct sun light, this step will bring your hat back to shape.
RAFFIA BAG CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Keep your bag away from sharp objects and rough surfaces to prevent Scratching as this may cause a hole in your bag. This bag can be spot clean by using cold water and a clean cloth, do not use any chemical detergent as this may stain the hat and cause discoloration.
Our leather handles are natural and will need care from time to time to prolong the life of it.
WHEN YOUR RAFFIA HAT AND BAG GETS WET
Raffia has a natural resistance to water but is not waterproof and we don’t advice you get this hat wet, in the case it gets wet in the rain, it will shrink and loose a considerable amount of body. In this case use this steps in restoring your hat. Allow the hat to dry and stuff a towel in the crown and use a low to medium heat of steam iron and lightly press into shape being careful not over press, the steam from the iron should restore your hat back to shape, use this process any time you want to restore this hat. In this case use this steps in restoring your bag. Allow the bag to dry completely and hold the exterior of the bag over a steam and allow the steam to penetrate the bag, once the desire shape is achieve allow the bag to air dry completely away from direct sun light. Use this process any time you want to restore this bag.
Our hats and bags can be spot clean by using cold water and a clean cloth, do not use any chemical detergent as this may stain the hat or bag and cause discoloration. Our products are hand-dyed with natural vegetable coloring and as a natural renewable material , this raffia palm fiber colors may soften over time and this potential variation which is a characteristics of natural materials.
Be You Fashion hats has been certified by an independent laboratory to have a rating of UPF 50+ equivalent to 30+ SPF. UPF 50+ is the maximum Ultraviolet Factor accorded to sun protection hats by Australian, New Zealand and US Government rating agencies. The UPF rating indicates how much Ultraviolet Radiation is absorbed by the finish hat. Be You Fashion hats blocks 98% of the sun harmful UV rays and also reduce your skin exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation by twenty times.
HAT PACKING INSTRUCTIONS
All Be You Fashion hats can be folded, we recommend rolling your hat only for short term and not for a long term storage, our hats are soft and when folded will not break like straw. If your hat for any reason gets creased after folding it, just mist the area of the crease and work the crease out gently with your fingers for about 1-2 minutes and let it dry out completely away from direct sun light.
HOW TO PACK OUR HATS