Above: My lovely dirty handbag. Arrows pointing at gray black dirt
Above: Ugh every folds of the leather is filthy
Above: I started washing the base first, as I am not sure of the reaction. Whitle brushing genthly up and down the leather, I seem to see clear surface!
Above: I wipe the wet area with paper towels, gently absorbing the soap away from the leather. TADAH! It reveals it's original leather surface! At this point, I am already jumping around the room, making WAH WAH sounds lol
Above: Continuing the process of cleaning the entire bag with the toothbrush, repeatedly rinsing it at the cup of soapy water
Above: I hang it out to dry
Above: Look at the before (L) and after (R)! Niceeee
What soapy water I used? Melaleuca MelaMagic, given to try by my SO's Aunt. She was saying how fantastic this organic and natural multi-cleaner can perform, even on the most stubborn grimes and harmless on skin contact. As you all may know, I was suffering the worst ezcema last month on my hands, so I am abit tad cautious when it comes to using cleaning detergent. Melaleuca products are of natural ingredients, no preservatives, no irritant elements. Sounds good to me. I'm also using Melaleuca Lemon Brite for dish washing. Not as foamy as I would like; not that economy too, as I tend to use alot to try make more foam hahaha.
Anyway, I am just estatic that I got this beautiful bag clean, and go out with it!
What do you use to clean your leather bags/shoes/clothes? Share with me, as I want to learn other alternatives.