For thorough Hat Heads the real way to handle a dirty snapback is to simply buy another one. Nothing like the look, feel, and smell of a new Hat. But for you guys that want to preserve ya already owned Cap. We got some tips for you to clean your snapback hat
For starters, sometimes you can find cleaning instructions on the tag underneath your Snapback. If you can;t find the instructions you made see what the hat is made off. Snapbacks Hats are typically made of Cotton Twill, Cotton Polyester, Wool, and Jersey Mesh.
Many newer snapbacks got plastic brims. You can put these in a laundry machine because they are not likely to deform or shrink.
Now, a true hat head will advise you to never wash your hat in a washing machine. It will deform your hat, maybe shrink it,or make it crooked. Back in the good ol days we used a toothbrush and laundry detergent. However, time is passing and new cleaning technologies have arrived. Such as The New Era Re-Cap Cleaning Kit. Per its description this kit Restore the original lustre of all New Era caps. A simple three step process cleans, shapes, and restores.
Overall, we recommend staying old school with it and clean your snapback hat by hand.
Clean your snapback hat By Hand:
It pays off to allow the hat to dry off on a head shaped items such as a mannequin, ball, coffee can etc.