In addition to high-heeled shoes, girls' favorite items are undoubtedly bags. In order to reward themselves for years of hard work, many girls will spend a lot of money to buy high-end real leather bags, but if these real bags are not properly cleaned and maintained, improper storage, etc., they are easy to wrinkle and moldy.
In fact, the cleaning and maintenance of real leather bags is not difficult at all. As long as you are diligent and quick, and use the right method, your beloved high-grade brand-name bag can be as beautiful as ever. Now let's teach you some simple cleaning and maintenance methods for real leather bags.
1. It is not compressed
When the real leather bag is not in use, it is best to keep it in a cotton bag. If there is no suitable cloth bag, the old pillow case is also very suitable. Do not put it into the plastic bag, because the air in the plastic bag is not in circulation, which will cause the skin to be too dry and damaged. It is better to pack some cloth, small pillow or white paper to keep the shape of the bag.
Here are a few points to pay attention to: first, bags should not be stacked; second, the cabinet used to store leather products must be kept ventilated, but desiccant can be placed in the cabinet; third, the real leather bags that are not in use should be fixed for a period of time and taken out for oiling and air drying, so as to prolong the service life.
2. Clean regularly every week
The absorption of skin is strong, some even see pores, it is best to develop weekly cleaning and maintenance, to prevent the generation of stains. Use soft cloth, wet and wring dry, repeatedly wipe the real leather bag, and then wipe it with dry cloth, and put it in a ventilated place to dry in the shade. It is worth noting that the real leather bag should not touch water. When it rains, carry it out. In case of rain, or if it is accidentally sprinkled by water, you should remember to dry it with dry cloth immediately, instead of blowing with a blower.
In addition, you can also use a clean soft cloth to dip Vaseline (or special skin care oil) every month to wipe the surface of the bag, so that the surface of the leather to maintain a good "skin quality", to avoid cracking, but also can have the basic waterproof effect, after wiping, you should remember to stand for about 30 minutes. It should be noted that Vaseline or maintenance oil can not be applied too much, so as not to block the pores of the skin and cause air tightness.
3. Dirt should be removed immediately
If the real leather bag is accidentally stained with stains, you can use a cotton pad to dip some makeup remover oil, gently wipe the dirt to avoid too much force, leaving traces. As for the metal accessories on the bag, if there is a slight oxidation, you can use silver cloth or copper oil cloth to wipe.
In case of moldy leather products, if the situation is not serious, you can first wipe off the mold on the surface with a dry cloth, and then spray 75% medicinal alcohol on another clean soft cloth to wipe the whole leather. After ventilation and drying in the shade, apply a thin layer of Vaseline or maintenance oil to prevent the mildew from breeding again. If there is still mildew on the surface after wiping with dry cloth, it means that the mold has been deeply planted in the skin. It is suggested that the leather products should be sent to a professional skin care shop for treatment.
4. The scratch can be wiped with finger pulp push
When the bag is scratched, you can use your finger pulp to push and wipe it slowly and gently until the scratch fades along the oil on the skin. If the scratch is still obvious, it is recommended that the leather products be sent to a professional skin care store for treatment. In case of discoloration due to scratch, wipe the discolored area with dry cloth first, then dip appropriate amount of skin repair paste with sponge, evenly spread it on the defective place, and let it stand for 10 to 15 minutes. Finally, wipe the block repeatedly with clean cotton cloth.
5. Control humidity
If the budget is enough, the use of electronic moisture-proof box to store leather products, the effect will be better than the general cabinet. The humidity of electronic moisture-proof box should be controlled at about 50% relative humidity, so that leather products can be kept in a dry and not too dry environment. If there is no moisture box at home, dehumidifier can be used to dehumidify, to avoid excessive humidity at home.
6. Avoid contact with rough and sharp objects
If the leather bag should be soft and comfortable, it should not be overloaded and damaged due to friction with rough and sharp objects. In addition, also avoid in the hot sun, fire baking or extrusion, not close to flammable goods, accessories do not get damp, not close to acidic goods.
3 key points of maintenance
1. Damp proof
The skin bag is most afraid of damp and moldy. Once moldy, it means that the cortical tissue changes and leaves permanent stains to damage the bag. If the bag is moldy, wipe the surface with a wet cloth. But if you continue to store in a humid environment, the bag will soon become moldy again.
Bags should be stored away from wet places as far as possible, such as near the toilet. Simple moistureproof methods include purchasing moistureproof agent, or wiping bags with soft cloth frequently, so that the bags can be blown and ventilated.
Bags should be stored in a ventilated place, and the best way is to store them in an air-conditioned room. Do not use wet paper towel or wet cloth to wipe the bag, because the skin most avoid moisture and alcohol.
Do not put the bag in the original box, after use, it should be packed in dust bag to avoid oxidation of skin color.
In order to prevent dust or deformation, she suggested wrapping the newspaper with white cotton paper and stuffing it into the bag to prevent the bag from being deformed and stained by the newspaper. She cautioned against stuffing small pillows or toys into bags, which would only promote mold formation.
3. Use and nursing
To prolong the service life of the leather bag, it is necessary to pay attention to regular maintenance, and regularly wipe and maintain with different special care oil for cortex. In addition, pay attention to the following use and care tips:
- Always use the bag you buy.
- Clean regularly and moisturize the skin regularly.
- Pay attention to whether the bag is moldy, and make sure that the bag is stored in a ventilated place.
In a word, as long as the leather bag is used with care, and it should not be scratched, drenched or contaminated by stains, it is the basic common sense to maintain the leather bag.
Prevention is better than treatment. Being diligent in maintaining the leather bag can not only prevent the skin from being contaminated with dirt and getting damp and moldy. Otherwise, when the dirt is contaminated for too long, there is no way to remove it. If you are not sure about the maintenance of the leather bag, you may as well send it to a professional leather maintenance center for thorough cleaning and repair, which saves both effort and effort.
What should I do if my bag meets water?
The most taboo bag touch water, if not careful to touch water, first with a clean cloth gently wipe the water, and then put in a ventilated place to dry. Remember, don't take it to the sun for the sake of speed. High temperature will only cause the color of the bag to oxidize and fade, and the skin will harden and crack easily.
In addition, do not let the bag directly contact with the sun or close to any heating body, you can use the electric fan to dry the bag, but remember to set it to the "cold air" mode; because the hot air will make the skin more and more dry and shrink, which will damage the quality and style of the bag.