Leather is one of the most versatile materials and it is one that can never go out of fashion. Besides, most of us have at least a single leather item in our parent’s closet that we have been eyeing for years. Products that are made out of leather- last for years, looks great and offers style, comfort, and more. But, like anything you wear or use, leather items are going to get dirty and besides leather is, essentially, a living material which means it will age over time. Nazifa Tasnim shares how little care goes a long way to extend the life of your leather items much longer than they would last on their own.
Basic leather care is actually a lot simpler than you imagine. Wipe away as much dirt and grime as you can with a dry towel.
Conditioning with Creams and Oils
These products are designed to keep up the appearance and feel of your leather. Apart from creams, leather oils are another leather conditioning option and essentially
Shining your shoes is certainly a quick way to make them look sharp, but it doesn’t actually protect or condition the leather at all. While certainly not suggesting against a good polish every now and again try looking for
If you get caught in the rain, accidentally drop your jacket in a puddle – you need to take extra care while drying the leather. Do not, under any circumstances, use a direct heat source or the sun to dry out your leather. Like human skin, exposure to a great amount of heat can cause
Avoiding Sun Exposure
Sunlight is probably leather’s worst enemy. As leather and all animal hides are, essentially, skin, UV rays and heat will do them no good. If you’re fond of your leather and you want it to last for a long time, keep it out of the sun as much as possible. The drying out and cracking of your jackets, shoes, pants, or any other leather item is something that cannot be undone.