What is clothing softener good for if it makes clothes pilly?

Honest question. I could see why people use it for sheets/ linens { I do as well}. But I just can’t understand why people use it for clothes if it makes your clothing pilly, and the material gross. 

 I wear a lot of activewear with gortex, polyester things like that and I NEVER use softener in fear of it making my clothing pilly. Specially leggings. Am I correct in my way of thinking? 

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  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

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  • drip
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    The fabric softeners isn’t causing the fabric to pill. It doesn’t make the material gross. 

    The fabric rubbing again other fabric does. Turn your clothes inside out. Don’t wash them with jeans, towels or other rough fabric. 

  • T C
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I have asked myself the same question.

    One person I lived with told me she used it because she had hard water ....and that made sense to me at the time ...until I checked it out. It does nothing for hard water, however Calgon has a product that does, so I got her to switch.

    Other than reducing the absorbency of towels, (which to me defeats the purpose)  

    I cannot think of any reason, other than it gives people the sense of ..s o f t n e s s ... 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Fabric softener does not lead to or contribute to pilling.

    Pilling happens when the fibers in cloth are short or when they break and leave short ends. Rubbing or friction causes those short fibers to tangle into little balls. That's why the underside of the sleeve and the side of the body of my cheap sweater pilled, but the front did not--no rubbing. It's why pilling is worse on the inner thigh than the shins of your leggings.

    Polyester and acrylic--in nearly all knit fabrics, including your leggings--are notorious for pilling.

    You can minimize pilling by turning knits inside out, using the gentle cycle, and not cramming the washer tight--and by using fabric softener. If you tumble dry the clothes, use a low heat setting and remove them as soon as they're dry.

    There is some evidence that laundry detergents containing the enzyme cullulase (I never heard of it either!) may actually reduce existing pilling in cold-water wash.

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  • gerald
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Its you wearing them so you are perfectly right , its what you think and i am not selling the stuff dear i can be truthful we are all snake oil sellers today be individual save humanity and its sanity

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