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Caring for exotic leather

We often heard of the term “exotic leather”, what are they?

Well, it’s a term that is used to loosely describe all other leather that is not made from cowhide. Some of the most common exotic leather can include snakeskin, fish, alligator, and the list goes on.

So, let’s talk about some of those that seems to be a little more “scaly” on the surface and how we can make sure that it will stay as gorgeous as it could for a long time to come.

Such ‘scaly” leather though is good to look at can be quite fragile if not given the right type of treatment and care as well as protection. The potential damage can range from colour run, stains to water damage. And, here are some quick tips and tricks to get you going:

  • Keep it out of moisture as much as possible.
  • Do not leave or place it under the sun, or anything that radiates heat.
  • Wipe it off with a dry gentle cloth if it gets wet.
  • Remember to wipe or clean the leather in the direction of the scales.
  • Regular cleaning and conditioning it with the right products with suitable pH level.
  • Remember: a little of solution can go a long way on your exotic leather article.
  • Always test the cleaning or conditioning solution on a discrete part of the leather before applying it full-scale.
  • Use the right water protector to shield it from extreme water exposure.

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