How To Care For Your Leather Goods

How To Care For Your Leather Goods

There are dozens of leather goods we buy, from handbags, purses, boots, wallets or jackets, we find great enjoyment in these leather beauties complimenting our personal style. But, there is one big problem, how do we care for them properly where they last a long time and still remain beautiful, soft and supple.

With our free leather care guide, your favorite pieces of leather will look beautiful for many years to come, even with its natural line marks and patterns. Leather Naturals Leather Conditioner and Leather Cleaner helps with day-to-day care and maintenance so you can enjoy your leather goods for a lifetime.

What You Need To Know About Your Leather

You need to know the difference in leather types and how to care for them. Knowing this information will you money and frustration so you know how best to look after your leather goods.

There are five different grades of Leather

Full Grain Leather

Top Grain Leather

Genuine Leather

Split Grain Leather

Bonded Leather

Full grain leather is fashioned from the outer layer of the hide containing densely packed fibers for a finer grain.

Top grain leather is also fashioned from the top layer of the hide, but it is sanded or buffed to remove any flaws.

Genuine leather is fashioned from any layer of the hide. It is also sanded or buffed to remove any imperfections.

Split grain leather is cut from the lower levels of the hide. It is widely used in shoes, purses and furniture due to its flexibility.

This grade is typically used as filler where the scraps are bonded together by polyurethane. It is used mainly for furniture.

What you need to do for your favorite Leather Goods to last you a lifetime

Day to day Leather Handbag Care

Follow these simple day-to-day steps to avoid unnecessary dryness, wear and tear and permanent damage, this will go a long way to extend the life of your leather bags.

* Do to over stuff your leather bag as it will disorient its natural shape

* Do not store sharp objects (like some jewelry), it will pierce the bag from the inside

* Wipe off dirt or dust on a monthly basis using Leather Naturals Leather Cleaner

Day to day leather care for hand bags and purses
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How to store Leather Handbags

Proper storing of your leather handbag is one of the simplest ways to prevent long term damage and to maintain the leather’s natural beauty.

* Keep it away from direct sunlight, as this will present the leather from premature fading

* Store in a dust bag to avoid scratches

* Do not use plastic bag, as the leather needs to breathe

* Keep your leather bag away from heat source, such as hot irons or radiators, this will cause permanent dryness

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