How to Stonewash Jeans

By Jennifer Brister

It's easy to make your regular jeans into stonewashed jeans. Use these simple techniques to stonewash your jeans into style.

Stonewash Jeans

Step 1

Take your regular jeans and soak them in salt water for two days.

Step 2

Wring out your jeans. Brush sandpaper lengthwise down your jeans to create a stonewashed look. You can do this as much or as little as you like.

Step 3

Hang your jeans outside to dry in the sun.

Step 4

You can now wash and dry your jeans normally and they will be ready to wear!