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Colour fastness

Colour fastness is a term used to measure the resistance to colour changes under specified conditions such as exposure to ultraviolet light, bleaching and fading.


Fading (textile) is a subjective term used to describe the lightening of the colour of a jeans fading (pigmented) following exposure to the effects of washing, wearing, light, heat, time, temperature and chemicals.

Ageing (textiles)

Ageing of textiles is a term used to describe the deterioration of textile or other materials caused by gradual oxidation during storage and/or exposure to light.