How to clean leather gloves at home: 8 gentle ways

Regular and proper cleaning of the gloves will provide them with a long service life.
Regular and proper cleaning of the gloves will provide them with a long service life.

Leather accessories require careful care, because dust and moisture adversely affect even expensive high-quality products. Normal washing is unacceptable here, but there are options for easy cleaning. In this article I will tell you about how and how to clean leather gloves at home.

General Glove Cleaning Guidelines

Fresh dirt is easily cleaned, so do not delay the process.
Fresh dirt is easily cleaned, so do not delay the process.

Here are 5 rules of care, in order to clean the products of high quality without harm to expensive material:

  1. Normal washing with your own hands or in the car is unacceptable. As well as a strong wet products when cleaning.
  2. Pick up means, being guided by a skin shade.
  3. Process only the surface of the accessory.

From the penetration of moisture, the skin deforms and coarsens (impregnations are washed out), and the size of the product irrevocably decreases. Fix it will be impossible.

  1. Allow the gloves to dry at room temperature after wet cleaning. Do not iron or dry them on the radiator.
To prevent compaction and hardening of the material, lubricate the product with castor oil.
To prevent compaction and hardening of the material, lubricate the product with castor oil.
  1. After drying, treat with a softening compound. How to lubricate the accessory to avoid the appearance of cracks on the skin? Food glycerin or castor oil. Drip the substance on a cotton pad and rub into the surface until shine appears.
Glycerin is a moisturizing safe softener for natural leather.
Glycerin is a moisturizing safe softener for natural leather.

Effective cleansing

So that the cleaning is successful and safe, choose the means based on the color of the product.
So that the cleaning is successful and safe, choose the means based on the color of the product.

For skin of any color: 2 ways to clean

Soap foam and alcohol solutions - universal means for processing colored gloves:

Picture Instructions for cleaning leather accessories
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  1. Clean the entire surface with lather:
  2. Shake liquid soap until foaming.
  3. Wear a glove.
  4. Moisten foam sponge.
  5. Wipe with foamed soapy water. Ensure that the minimum amount of liquid reaches the surface.
  6. Wash the sponge under running water, squeeze.
  7. Remove residual foam from the product with a damp sponge.
  8. Repeat all actions with the second glove.

In half an hour, put on the drying products, and do not take off the minutes for 5 minutes - this will keep their size and shape.

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Leather colored gloves are cleaned with an alcohol solution and vinegar to remove stubborn dirt:

  1. Mix in equal proportions of vinegar, water and alcohol.
  2. Moisten a cotton pad in the solution and apply to the stain.
  3. Wipe off the dirt until it disappears.
  4. At the end, wipe with a sponge dipped in clean water, removing the remaining solution.

Be sure to treat with an emollient to restore shine and avoid cracks on the skin.

Dark Leather Cleansing: 2 Ways

Dark gloves from improper cleaning can lighten up.
Dark gloves from improper cleaning can lighten up.

Effectively wash your black gloves can soap suds, alcohol solution and hydrogen peroxide. These tools will keep the color of the accessory. And from the acid, the skin will brighten:

Image means Application
Method 1.

Aqueous solution of ammonia:

  1. Water and ammonia dilute in a ratio of 4: 1.
  2. With a cotton pad, spread the solution evenly over the surface.
  3. Wipe the product with a cloth moistened with clean water
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Hydrogen peroxide solution with the addition of washing powder:

  1. Beat the powder into the foam, dissolving it in a glass of water.
  2. Add a tablespoon of peroxide.
  3. Apply the solution to the gloves.
  4. After 5 minutes, remove the foam from the surface of the product with a damp sponge.

Light accessories can not be processed with this tool - they will turn yellow.

Cleaning white and light accessories: 4 methods

White leather items require a delicate approach.
White leather items require a delicate approach.

For light products, only gentle cleaning is permissible:

Means, than to process skin of gloves of white color Description of the method
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whipped protein.

  1. Beat the egg white in a thick foam.
  2. Spread over a white surface.
  3. Leave for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove the whipped mass with a damp cloth.
srcset = " https://stozabot.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/oraraaaaaaa-300x206.jpg Method 2: whitening with lemon juice.
  1. Make juice from 1 lemon.
  2. Wipe the product with a sponge dipped in juice.
  3. After 5 minutes, process the skin with a sponge washed with clean water.
  4. Apply a skin softener.
srcset = " https://stozabot.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/mtmraaaa-155x300.jpg Method 3: removing stains with milk makeup remover.
  1. Put some make-up remover onto a cotton pad.
  2. Treat the stains - in seconds this tool will cope with pollution.
  3. Finally blot with a damp cloth.
srcset = " https://stozabot.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/vvaaaaaaa-300x300.jpg Method 4: the restoring paint in aerosols.

Use this option if the contamination is deeply ingrained into the skin. The price of a quality product is about 350 rubles.

  • Clean the product with a lather and a damp sponge.
  • Wait until dry.
  • Shake the can and spray it over the surface.

Washing the wrong side: 2 methods

The method of cleansing the lining depends on its type: fabric or fur.

Photo lining  Lining cleaning steps
srcset = " https://stozabot.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/dlaoaoaaaa-209x300.jpg Method 1. Washing the fabric lining:
  1. Turn the gloves inside out.
  2. Rinse the lining in a detergent solution with a small amount of water.
  3. Rinse under running water.
  4. Squeeze.
  5. Blot thoroughly with a dry cloth so that moisture is not absorbed by the skin.
  6. Leave to dry inverted gloves.
/ Method 2 Cleaning the fur lining:
  1. Whisk the lather.
  2. Brush the fur with foam.
  3. Wipe with a damp cloth.

Conclusion

Using the cleaning methods listed here, you will extend the life of the accessory and preserve its beauty. Whatever method you use, do not forget that leather products deteriorate from excess moisture. Check out the video in this article for visual guidelines for cleaning gloves. If you have any questions - ask in the comments.

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