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How to Make Jeans Loose

Updated April 17, 2017

With the recent trend in jeans being the "skinny jean," or trousers that are so tight they fit like a second skin, it can be hard to find jeans that are somewhat loose. For some, this latest style looks flattering and fashionable, while others are wishing for the days of looser trousers. If you want to make your jeans looser, it will take a little bit of time and patience, but it can be done.

Put on the jeans that you would like to loosen.

Spray them with water to make them slightly damp.

Lounge around in your jeans for a few hours and stretch them out by walking, lungeing, jumping and being active.

Wear your jeans for a few months before washing them.

When the jeans need to be washed, wash them by hand.

Wring jeans out carefully, and hang them to dry.

Things You'll Need

  • Jeans
  • Spray bottle with water
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About the Author

Brittney Horwitz started writing professionally in 2009 when she became the editor of "Mother's Helper," a bimonthly magazine geared toward busy mothers in the New York metro area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education and Judaic studies from Stern College.