Welcome to our Education page on sheepskin products
Here we will try and answer your questions about Australian Sheepskin products, if you have any other question please email us (via the contact page). There is no such thing as a silly question, we just have not explained it properly. Ask away.
All Ozwool.net Lambswool & Sheepskins are carefully selected for your health benefits.
When you receive your Lambswool & Sheepskin the wool may appear flattened. Do not worry, wool is a superior fibre, is extremely resilient and springy and will bounce back.
Simply run your finger through give a vigorous shake and will be back to original appearance very quickly. Any fold marks from packaging will disappear once the skin has been removed from the package for several days.
Our Lambswool & Sheepskin products can be washed.
Hand or machine wash once a month ideally using our Woolskin, Lambskin Shampoo & Woolwash with conditioner. See detailed washing Instructions below.
For effective washing and disinfection use suitable nonionic liquid detergent which does not contain enzymes, phosphates, peroxide, alkali or bleach. DO NOT use 'cold wash' liquid detergents or washing powders. We recommend Woolskin, Lambskin Shampoo & Woolwash with conditioner (http://www.ozwool.net/wash.html)
Spin with fleece facing out to remove excess water.
Long wool colours should be professionally dry cleaned.
Air Dry your Lambswool & Sheepskin flat or on line and stretch to shape while damp. Dry away from direct heat or sunlight. Direct heat includes, fan heaters, heaters, bar heaters, radiators or steam heat, this can cause illrepairable damage and burn your Lambswool & Sheepskin. DO NOT tumble dry Lambswool & Sheepskin. DO NOT iron Lambswool & Sheepskin.
ONLY our Green MEDICAL Sheepskin IS DRYER SAFE!
Brushing & Self Cleaning Care
Lambswool & Sheepskin is a natural because of lanolin in wool, regularly brush and airing will keep it fresh and help maintain its self cleaning properties.
After washing Lambswool & Sheepskin, the wool usually reverts back to its natural curly state. Restore Lambswool & Sheepskin appearance with a brisk brushing when wet and again when dry with a wire brush or comb like a pet brush or horse comb.Infant Care - Short Wool Skins, including Underlay, Pram liners, Car seat inserts, Change mats, Ironing mats & Pet Mats
SIDS research has resulted in many changes to baby care and parenting practices. When sheep skin is used as part of baby's bedding it is recommended it should be short pile. It is NOT SAFE for baby to have a long wool Lambswool & Sheepskin. Our baby care range are all clipped and hypo allergic for baby safety so that there is no risk to baby safety from long wool fibres. Further more it is recommeded that in the early baby stages a light sheet be laid over the top of the wool fibres.
Easy Care for Baby Lambswool & Sheepskin
Medical Lambswool & Sheepskins
Medical CARE INSTRUCTION (Green Colour Skins Only)
The medical Grade Sheepskins are designed for hospital and nursing home use.
Lambswool & Sheepskin Bedding Underlay