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Admit it: You’ve gone a little too long without washing some of your everyday, go-to clothes (think jeans, bras, and t-shirts). But, um, how long exactly is too long? Here’s how to tell how often you should wash every item of clothing, all in one easy-to-follow chart from our book, The Real Simple Guide to Real Life: Adulthood Made EasyPin this chart to save it for later—we have a feeling you'll want to reference it the next time you're debating whether you really need to tackle that load of laundry

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