Rayon and spandex are both synthetic fibers. Proper care procedures vary. states that following the instructions on a garment's care label is the best starting point to ensure proper care. More » Beauty & Fashion Clothing Pants

Pure rayon shrinks when washed or dried if it has not been pretreated when manufactured. Rayon is a delicate fabric that was originally designed as a dry clean only material. Blended rayon with a 30 percent or more ratio... More » Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

Rayon fabric does shrink in the dryer. Some rayon clothing is labeled as washable, which means it can be machine washed, but it should still be hung or laid flat to dry. More » Home & Garden Cleaning Laundry
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