How Many Times You Can Wear Pajamas, Jeans And Shirts Before Washing

Listen up, lazy people who don't mind smelling just a LITTLE bad. (After reading what the experts say, I include myself in the category.)

Here's how many times you can wear different types of clothing without washing them, according to experts. They're basing this on the smell . . . but more than that, on the bacteria that can form and what it can do to you.


Pajamas: Once a week if you shower before bed. Daily if you don't shower first.

Coats and jackets: Once a month.

Jeans: Once a month.

Underwear: Once a month if you sell it to perverts on the Internet. For the rest of us . . . yeah, don't re-wear your underwear.

Socks: After wearing them once.

Workout clothes: After wearing them once.

Shirts: After wearing them once if they had direct skin contact. You can go a little longer if you're wearing them over another shirt.



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