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Cleaning your Lululemon yoga mat can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not sure where to start. But fear not, fellow yogis, because we’ve got you covered! In this article, we’ll be sharing some hilarious tips and tricks on how to clean your Lululemon yoga mat like a pro. From using your cat as a cleaning tool to enlisting the help of your significant other, we’ve got some unconventional methods that are sure to make you laugh (and maybe even cringe a little). So grab your mat and get ready to clean it like a boss – or at least like a slightly ridiculous human being.
So without any further ado, let’s get to know how to clean yoga mats yourself!
How to Clean Lululemon Yoga Mats?
Each type of yoga mat needs to be cleaned in a particular manner because of the difference in the materials they are composed of. Talking about the Lululemon Yoga Mats, these mats are usually used for hot yoga exercise and hence would be exposed to a lot of sweat and moisture.
Cleaning these mats can be a bit tricky as compared to normal yoga exercise mats.
PRO TIP: I would suggest you clean your lululemon yoga mat right after you are done with your yoga session. I know it sounds a bit difficult because you may be tired and would need to rest for a while, but it would be good if you manage to clean it out on the same day. Letting it sit over time would make it very harder to clean it later!
Technique 1: Essential Oils to Clean Lululemon Yoga Mat
Essential oils are marked great for hair care, but another amazing thing about them is that they have also got good anti-bacterial properties. The oils that we are going to use for cleaning the Lululemon yoga mat in this technique would be Lavender oil and tea tree oil.
Take a bottle of 2 to 4 ounces of water and add two drops of tea tree oil and one or perhaps two of lavender oil as well.
Also, add a little quantity of vinegar or witch hazel into the mix.
Make sure to add one essential oil having some scent because you obviously also want the hard sweat odor to go away from your mat while you clean it.
Transfer this entire mixture into a spray bottle and spray it over the entire mat, leaving it to dry.
It is the quickest technique to wash germs and bacteria off your lululemon yoga mat!
Technique 2: Baking Soda and Lemon Juice Combination to Remove Stains from Lululemon Yoga Mat
For all those looking for cheaper solutions to clean your yoga mat, this combo is going to be your perfect bet!
Baking soda and lemon juice are almost available in every house, so you would not have to care about getting these ingredients from the near store every time you feel the need for cleaning your mat.
All you have to do is, add some visible amount of baking soda to the bathtub.
Make sure that the amount you add is in proportion to the quantity of water inside your bathtub.
Add 5 to 10 drops of lemon juice. Stir the mixture until it forms bubbles all over. Now you can do two things.
- Place your yoga mat in the bathtub for two hours before it to get sunk completely.
- Or, take a cloth and clean your mat by dipping the cloth in the mixture and then rubbing it over your yoga mat.
The second option may require you to be very attentive to the mat while you can adopt the first one if you don’t have time and want your mat to be cleaned by itself.
Though by adopting the first option, you would also need to dry your mat PROPERLY after you take it out of the bathtub.
Technique 3: Yoga Mat Cleansing Chemical Sprays to Wash Lululemon Yoga Mat
Are you feeling super lazy after doing the hot yoga exercise?
No worries at all!
The super easy and quickest method to get rid of bad stains from yoga mats is to use good quality cleansing chemical sprays.
You can easily grab one for yourself by placing an online order on Amazon. The size of the bottle totally depends upon your requirements. If you are planning to clean your yoga mat on a daily basis, then purchasing a large bottle is better, and if the usage is like once a week or biweekly, then the small bottle would be enough.
After you have used any of these yoga mat cleaning techniques, be sure to dry your mat too. Without drying, the purpose of cleaning is absolutely a WASTE!
You can hang the mat out, sundry, or for speeding up the drying process, you can use the towel roll-up technique too.
Does not sundry your mat if it has even the slightest risk of producing bad toxic odors after it is completely dried? So, sundry a mat ONLY if it is not biodegradable! Also, too much direct sunlight may harm your mat and break it down, so restrain the period of time you let it out there under the sun.
In my opinion, hanging your yoga mat indoors that is; either over the shower curtain rod or any side grills that do not get much sunlight is the most suitable idea to dry your mat after cleaning it.
Final Word on Cleaning Lululemon Yoga Mats
In conclusion, cleaning your Lululemon yoga mat doesn’t have to be a daunting task. With a few simple steps, you can have your mat looking and smelling fresh in no time. Just remember to avoid using harsh chemicals and to let your mat dry completely before rolling it up. And if all else fails, just pretend that the sweat stains and funky smells are part of your “yoga journey” and embrace them with open arms (and nostrils). After all, who needs a pristine mat when you can have a unique and personalized one? Namaste, my fellow yogis.