Wednesday, November 24, 2010

How to Take Care of Your Leather Belts

Belts are one of basic fashion accessories. While leather belts can be either cheap or expensive, we can only take care of our belts through the right storage and cleaning techniques.

One of the villains to leather failures is dryness. So, if the dryness goes through the inner core of the leather belt, the damage is irreversible. So, you can use leather coating frequently on highly humid areas especially in your working place otherwise 1 or 2 times a month shall do.

Here are other practical tips to make sure that your leather belts last longer than usual.

  • Hang your belt with the buckle on hook;
  • Clean any stain using a damp cloth and let it air dry;
  • Use leather cleaner and conditioner to maintain its brightness and softness;
  • Protect it from humidity and heat to keep it from mildew and dryness.