HOW TO TAKE CARE YOUR LEATHER HANDBAG?
Leather is a very durable material and good designer bag can last for long. Proper care will ensure and preserve good looks and beauty of the handbag. Designer leather handbags are expensive and need extra care. Try these tips for keeping your leather handbag forever young.
1. Maintain bag shape
1. Maintain bag shape
Unlike Hard shell handbags, leather or any soft exterior handbag needs some extra care to maintain its shape. Stuff soft tissue papers or any clean and soft cloth pieces. This will maintain the shape as well as prevent wrinkle
2. Condition and Polish
To condition your expensive leather handbag, treat it with Leather Lotion. It is formulated to gently clean as it replenishes the oils for all finished leathers. After use, it leaves behind a soft luster. It keeps leather looking new longer, and helps prevent leather from dying and cracking. For special occasions, use suitable leather polish to give glossy look to your leather handbag.
3. Fight stains
If a handbag is tanned, and pigmented you can try to wipe the stain with a soft damp cloth. If this doesn’t work, try a leather cleaner specifically made for the type of leather you have.
Empty and store the handbag in a breathable cloth bag when not in use. Leather is a natural material, so do not use plastic bag for storing. Leather handbags need extra protection from humidity. Fungus, mildew, molds easily form over leather due to humidity. Always store it in a cool, dry place away from heat.
5. Separate pocket for make-up products
Do not put make-up products in your handbag. It could cause for stains. Store your make-up products in a small pouch which can easily fit inside your handbag. It will keep the interior clean and protected from stains.
6. Prevent damages
Designer handbags are costly, so handle them carefully and avoid to carry them to crowded places like bus, trains where there are high chances of damages. As the leather is a delicate material, take extra care at workplace. Keep your special leather handbags safe from drawers, closets, sharp edged tables and chairs. Do not keep them on the floor where they can easily catch the dirt.