Base Wash from Nikwax is the perfect alternative to traditional detergents when you're looking to clean your collection of firstlayers after a long season. While typical detergents use harsh chemicals to remove dirt and grim, they also leaev behind residues that can negatively affect the performance of moisture wicking baselayers. Base Wash safely cleans these items, and not only deodorizes and revitalizes, but also improves the wicking abilities of the garment. Where typical detergents fail to do much more than remove surface dirt, Base Wash offers a variety benefits in a water-based, environmentally friendly cleaning agent.