How To Take Care of Leather Products
We offer some leather products like our crossbody/shoulder straps. In order for you to enjoy your items as long as possible we have some tips and tricks when it comes to taking care of leather products.
Whether it is gear, apparel, or everyday-carry, leather is the most sought-after and probably one of the most versatile materials. It comes with great longevity and can look appealing if cared for right.
Leather is a complete package. From protection, styling, and comfort, it promises everything.
Leather's durability is unmatched and beauty unparalleled.
However, while there is no denying that it is as tough as nails, we must not forget that it is an animal hide. Therefore, it can dry up, crack, or stain easily.
Due to its uniqueness, the material requires special measures when it comes to taking care of it.
And, we understand how daunting it can be for most of you. Therefore, in this blog post, we have tried and simplified the measures for you.
This piece will prove to be a comprehensive guide for you by explaining how to should take care of leather products. We are going to talk about the different treatments you can opt for. Hence, without further delay, let's get started.
As mentioned earlier, leather can dry out. To avoid this, it is important to polish it frequently. We suggest you thoroughly go through the polishing product you purchase and even browse through some user reviews online. The goal is to get a product that comes with moisturizing elements.
On the other hand, the frequency of polish depends upon your taste and preference. So, to each their own!
Yes, you read that, right! Apart from your hair, even your leather products require a fine conditioner to appear shiny and smooth. It not only enhances the appearance but also provides a protective film so that it does not dry or get cracks. Make sure to buy a conditioner that has a water repellent component for maximum protection.
Since the conditioner comes in the form of lotion, and leather is delicate, it is recommended to rub it gently to avoid any scratches.
You can condition your leather every six to twelve months. However, people living in a dryer climate can consider conditioning their leather products every three months.
Waterproofing comes in two forms, namely, sprays and waxes.
Sprays are easy to do but give a very low-quality result. Also, one spray does not do any good, and you might need to reapply it several times.
In comparison to sprays, waxes have a longer-lasting effect. Waxes, unlike sprays, provide much more precision and coverage in terms of application.
When it comes to suede, make sure you do not apply any of the techniques discussed above. All it requires to wipe away the dust, dirt, and grime is a suede brush. Avoid using water when you are taking care of suede.
When using leather bags or wallets, avoid filling them fully as it can distort its shape. And we are sure you don't want that!