How do I clean and care for my Karyaful Yoga Mats?
We recommend using our very own Mat Refresh Spray for your regular post-session cleanse. Mist generously onto your yoga mat surface and pat down or let it air-dry.
Use the Mat Refresh Spray on both sides of your yoga mat as a pre-cleanse and wipe it down. You may use a bleach-free fabric detergent to wash your mat and rinse as usual.
Pour a small dash of Mat Refresh Spray onto a cleaning cloth and scrub the target area. Add in a spot of detergent to remove any remaining stain if necessary, and finally wipe again with a clean wet cloth. We recommend this for oily spots on your yoga mat.
Wring access water off and let your yoga mat air-dry in a well-ventilated space. You may also dry it outdoors, but do be mindful of not leaving it out for long under direct heat.
Keep your mat rolled in a dry and cool room, or double it as decor by laying it flat on the floor. This helps maintain its shape and durability. Do not leave your yoga mat exposed to heat or keep it folded for a long time as this will spoil the form of any yoga mat.
My yoga mat still feels slippery. What can I do improve the grip?
We get this question often among customers transitioning from plastic-based to rubber-based yoga mats with printed surfaces, e.g., our Everyday and Travelite Yoga Mats.
We recommend lightly spraying some water on the absorbent microfibre suede surface. This will better the feeling of grip especially if you have dry hands and feet.
My yoga mat smells rubbery. How do I make it go away?
We recommend airing out your brand new yoga mat overnight before the first use. The odor will diminish significantly with regular usage as with most rubber-based products.
You can also mist our Mat Refresh Spray to deodorize your yoga mat upon unboxing. Alternately, many household-ready bleach-free fabric fresheners would also do the trick.
Is there PVC or latex in your yoga mats?
No. If you are allergic to latex, we advise caution with all rubber-based products.
Where are your yoga mats produced?
Our yoga mats are designed in Malaysia and manufactured in China. We use non-Amazon harvested rubber as the base material for our yoga mats, sourced from Vietnam.
Are your yoga mats non-slip?
Yes, our printed yoga mats are made with a microfibre suede surface which is a non-slip, towel-like, moist-absorbent material. If you are looking for a stronger grip during high-intensity exercises, check out our Pro-Fit Yoga Mat series with a textured PU surface.
Mat Refresh Spray
Does your yoga mat spray contain alcohol? Or essential oil?
The alcohol in our spray is <20% which is safe to use on most yoga mat surfaces. This helps to better deodorize and disinfect your mats, especially post-workout. We do not infuse essential oils to keep it pet-safe; instead, we use fragrance oil for the scent.
How do you define being eco-stylish?
We curate our collections with the idea that the make and materials should consist of being: handmade, recycled or recyclable, and ethically sourced. We believe that what is good for your body, mind, and spirit should be just as kind to your home and nature.
We also produce our collections in smaller batches to streamline our inventory cycles and reduce long-term waste so our production and restock may take a longer time.
Is Karyaful a plastic-free company?
While we are not a completely plastic-free brand, we focus on being low-waste and long-lasting. We highlight sustainability and slow living practices in all our collections. Our in-house plastic usage is mostly limited to necessities for shipping and packaging.