There’s no doubt everyone is a bit curious to know what those mysterious clothing care symbols are on every item of clothing you own. What do these laundry symbols really mean? Understanding laundry labels can be pretty daunting. You definitely want to make sure that you are giving the proper care your garments need, without making the dreaded mistakes of laundering your silk blouse on the wrong temperature, or tumble drying a wool sweater! That’s why we’ve decoded it all for you. With our laundry symbols guide, you can feel secure knowing your clothes are being washed in the optimal way. There’s no need to wait anxiously for the laundry to be done to unveil what might have been a big laundry no-no: just toss your clothing into the washer at the indicated setting and temperature and relax.