Suede is a fragile material and which, unfortunately, can quickly get stained and become dirty. Whether your jacket, handbag, or ankle boots are suede, the maintenance and treatment of stains will be the same. It is, therefore, good news for lovers of these pretty soft, fluffy, and always elegant materials. So, if spots or shiny areas have formed on your accessories, do not panic.
Here are some granny care and cleaning tips for suede leather. These solutions will help you get the stained fallow deer back and give it back its superb appearance.
1. A brush to clean the suede
Before trying a homemade recipe or a stain remover, why not use a special brush to clean the suede? This small brush allows you to quickly remove dirt and minor stains on the surface on suede shoes or a suede handbag, for example. It will restore shine also.
2. Talc to wash suede
Talc is another homemade ingredient that you can use to clean suede clothing or shoes. Here’s how to do it:
- Sprinkle talcum powder on the suede and leave to act for approximately 6 hours.
- Then take a soft brush and gently rub the suede garment with talc.
3. Ammonia to wash the fallow deer
Did you know that ammonia can be useful in cleaning deer? Whether for shoes, coat or handbag in suede, ammonia can clean and remove stubborn stains on the suede.
Be careful, however, to wash the entire surface and not just the stain because you risk creating another visible stain on the suede.
You don’t want to discolor your shoes or your handbag, do you?
4. Clean suede with bread crumbs
Do you like grandma’s tricks? Well, we have a natural and useful tip for cleaning deer: The bread crumb!
Indeed, for a 100% natural tip, you can use bread crumbs to cleanse suede. The bath crumb can also be used if you do not have a special brush for cleaning the suede.
Of course, the bread crumb should be soft and flexible and not dry if you want to succeed this trick.
5. Clean black suede with white vinegar
Add a drop of white vinegar to a damp cloth and gently rub the skin. This will restore color to your black suede. Then allow drying away from light and heat.
6. Remove white spots due to water
When you walked in the rain with shoes, a jacket, or a suede bag, while drying, you notice white halos on your beautiful suede. The trick is to wet the material again and dry it properly. To do this, protect the interior with absorbent paper, a dry towel, or newspaper, then moisten your stain with a slightly wet sponge. Let dry in the shade and away from a heat source. The next day, gently rub the suede with a soft brush, always in the direction of the bristles.
7. Clean beer on buckskin
Did someone spill beer on your suede-covered sofa? Put a drop of methylated spirits on a damp cloth and rub gently. Finish cleaning with a school gum or a crumb of bread.