Every leather bag owner has stained their bag, left a lipstick cover open or put a bag at some greasy place and the stain won’t get off. What’s the first thing you do after discovering these stains? I am sure you won’t go out to find a bag cleaner in the market, you’d probably try and recall some bag cleaning hacks on YouTube. But then again, the options are so many that it might overwhelm you. So how about a simple guide that you can memorize on your fingertips?
No matter how hard you try to keep as good as new, it only takes a second of carelessness to stain that perfect bag.
How To Clean A Leather Handbag At Home
Always try and clean it yourself, don’t give it in the hands of some cleaners next door. Try a homemade solution we’re gonna tell you about in a small area of the bag first. Always apply with a light hand, don’t use force. One of the most common mistakes that people tend to make is that they use paper wipes or alcohol pads to rub off the stain. Never do that. It might discolor the leather.
How To Clean The Inside Of A Purse
Not all bags are created in the same manner, they don’t contain the same kind of leather hence they’re gonna need different kinds of care and cleaning methods. Cleaning marks and dirt, leather, suede, and nubuck all require a different technique. Lipstick or a marker stain can go way with a simple rub of liquid detergent or methylated spirits. In the end, use a hairdryer instead of leaving it out in the sun.
How To Clean White Leather Purse That Turns Yellow
We believe that if you spend your money on a white leather bag, you should have a white one till the end, not yellow. If the bag doesn’t hold it’s color, it’s simply of no use. Although, it’s totally natural and you cannot prevent this process completely, however you can slow down your white leather from turning yellow. Always use a non-toxic solution in order to maintain the leather quality. Dip your cloth into the leather cleaner, massage the leather but do a small area at a time. You can prepare a solution by mixing water to one part apple cider vinegar.
How To Get Leather Stains Out Of White
Leather freaks who opt for different colors of leather products i.e. jackets, bags, wallets and sometimes the color of the leather can leave a stain on their clothing. No need to panic. We can help you get that stain out in a minute, maybe two. All you need to do is Take hydrogen peroxide, dip a washcloth in it and start rubbing at the particular area. Leave it there for a while and make a come back with the bleach. For white shirts, it’s the perfect remedy. So you might wanna give it a shot.
How To Get Oil Out Of A Leather Purse
Don’t lose hope just yet, your greasy bag still has a chance of survival. Get rid of the stain, not the bag! Here’s how you can do that; Pat a dry cloth onto the greasy part in order to avoid spreading the oil. Cover that area with a tablespoon of cornstarch and use your fingers to rub it. Leave it there for a couple of hours before you wipe the powder off with the damp cloth. Wait! Don’t jump to the conclusion just yet, you still gotta apply a mixture of warm water and a few drops of detergent onto the oily surface. Now it’s done.
How To Get Dye Out Of The Leather Bag
There’s simply no woman on this planet who is not familiar with the Magic Eraser. Alongside many other benefits, it also proves to be magical in getting rid of the dye stains from leather, All you need to do is run the magic eraser under some hot water. Rub it on the stained area hard enough to clean it. Make sure to apply a leather conditioner at the end to prevent it from drying.
How To Get Scratches Out Of The Leather Bag
Leather scratches are mostly due to dryness so you can cure them by using oil and leather conditioners. Start off with the oil, rub in the circular motion, once it’s fully absorbed you should go for that leather conditioner. However, if the scratches are deeper, distilled white vinegar followed by colorless shoe polish on the affected area is the cure.
How To Clean Suede Purse
This one is simple. Use a dry cloth or even your hands to rub on the surface for any watermarks or small scratches. If the dirt qualifies as level two, use a dry leather brush. Rub it in back and forth motions at a particular area to loosen up the stains. A simple pencil eraser might be helpful as well.
How To Clean A Wallet
Wallets are delicate little things and deserve to be taken care of. They’re probably one of those leather items that are most widely used on a daily basis. Taking it out of the pocket while eating at a restaurant or in the middle of the road to pay for the bus ride can get them dirty in no time. So always keep a leather brush handy and rub it on your wallet at least once in a month. Use leather cleaner followed by a leather conditioner to maintain the shape and texture.