This Garment is apart of our Poolside Collection All swimsuits are made with Nylon/Lycra 4 way stretch fabric. Please handle garments with special care. All garments must be handwashed in cold water. Drying methods should be hang dry only. This item is apart of Poolside Collection Our Swimwear have been specialty made for MILD water use in chlorine and saltwater (*Unless otherwise Noted for our pool side styles) BUT MUST BE CARED FOR PROPERLY TO AVOID TARNISHING. *POOL SIDE STYLES INCLUDE THOSE THAT STATE POOLSIDE COLLECTION (not water friendly) ON THE INDIVIDUAL LISTING. (EX: Hand placed rhinestone styles). Due to certain ocean water and chlorine levels the use of prolonged exposure of these elements we cannot guarantee water use, please use at owner discretion. CARE DETAILS TO PROLONG HARDWARE IMMEDIATELY AFTER CONTACT WITH SALT WATER OR CHOLINE:RINSE OFF WITH COLD CLEAN WATER.DO NOT LEAVE SALT WATER OR CHLORINE ON THE SWIMWEAR FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME, THIS WILL BREAK DOWN THE METAL/RHINESTONE PROTECTANT.Do not use tanning oil on areas with metal hardware. This will also break down the protectant on these areas. HOW CAN I WASH MY GARMENT? - Please hand wash with cold water and mild soap (like Lingerie or swimwear detergent). DO NOT USE WOOLITE and lay flat to dry. Please note that suits are not intended to be used during strenuous physical activity and shouldn’t be worn for long periods of time in chlorinated or salted waters. Also please note some suits dyes may run at first, so keep this in mind when wearing, especially for new suits.