Hyde Hygiene: The Best Products for Taking Care of Leather Goods

How to Clean Leather: The Best
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* The best products for cleaning your leather goods
* Fix scuffs, restore color, and protect for the future
* Products for shoes, furniture, bags, car interiors, and more

Leather products are especially prone to getting scuffed, scraped, and spilled on. Luckily, there’s some pretty effective (and affordable) products to help your leather goods stay soft and clean, no matter how much they get beat up with continued wear. Below are some of the best products for taking care of leather bags, boots, furniture, and car interiors.

1. Aero Cosmetics Leather Care Conditioner

This leather conditioner was developed for cleaning airplane seats between flights, so it’s quick, easy to use, and cost-efficient. Just spray it on, let it sit for a couple minutes, clean it with a damp towel, and then wipe down.

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2. TriNova Leather Brush

A good brush like this one is a must-have for cleaning leather. It gets dirt and grime out of creases and seams without causing damage, and also makes the job much faster.

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3. Lexol Leather Cleaner

Lexol’s leather cleaner is pH-balanced, meaning it has the same pH as most leather goods. This makes it the best choice for furniture or car interiors, as it doesn’t leave any residue behind.

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4. Chamberlain’s Leather Milk Conditioner

This conditioner from Chamberlain’s is best for fixing scuffs and scrapes on handbags and leather luggage. It’s all-natural formula doesn’t use any chemicals, which can sometimes dry out supple leathers over time.

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5. Obenauf’s Leather Oil

Water has always been an enemy of leather goods, but Obenauf’s cleaning oil provides a solid solution that adds moisture back to leather without damaging it. Along with cleaning you bag or shoes, the natural oil creates a protectant from water and cracking.

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6. Furniture Clinic Leather Re-Coloring Balm

After years of being sat on, moved around, and damaged by the sun, leather furniture starts to fade and change color. Thankfully, this damage can be reversed with a re-coloring balm like this one. It restores the leather’s original color, and also keeps it looking like new for up to three years.

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