Advice 1: How to get rid of the smell of leather jackets

New things made of genuine leather always have an odor. One like him and they believe that it should smell expensive and exclusive! Others can not stand the scent, and eager to get rid of them. This can be done independently without the help of dry cleaning.
How to get rid of the smell of leather jackets
You will need
  • - a large cardboard box;
  • - ground coffee;
  • - liquid soap;
  • - ammonia;
  • - castor oil (you can substitute liquid petrolatum, glycerine);
  • - onions;
  • - fresh milk;
  • - turpentine;
  • cream for leather goods;
  • - potassium permanganate;
  • hydrogen peroxide;
  • - soft sponge or cloth.
Dark jackets can apply the following trick: grind in the mill of a well-roasted coffee beans. The smaller, the better. At the bottom of a large box (so that the jacket came in), sprinkle the resulting powder. On this layer place the jacket on top of another and sprinkle ground coffee. Additionally preporuciti axillary space under the collar and everywhere, where there are folds (cuffs, strapped the straps, etc.). Close the box lid and leave for 2-3 days. When you get it, swipe coffee soft brush. Can wipe with a damp cloth. If the smell of the coffee was too strong, ventilate the jacket in the fresh air. However, the excess of the new smell will wear off themselves as wear jackets. Do not use this method on light jackets can stay dark stains.
The one who will regret to harass such an expensive product, such as coffee, uses a cheaper method, replacing the coffee powder onion. Place the jacket in a large box and cover it from all sides, cut in half raw onions, making sure they do not touch a thing. Tightly close the box and leave it on for two days. Then hang on a hanger and out into the fresh air for ventilation. The sharp smell of the skin will noticeably weaken.
Dissolve in warm water a small portion of liquid soap without dyes, lather. Add ammonia (one teaspoon to 200 grams of soap solution). Wet a sponge or cloth and thoroughly wipe the entire jacket. Leave for 1 hour, then rinse the jacket under running warm water and allow to dry away from sources of heat (you can just wipe the thing dry with a soft cloth). Then wipe the jacket castor oil, liquid colorless petroleum jelly or glycerin (without any additives). Let the oil soak in and go over the leather again with a soft cloth.
Take in equal quantities of fresh rich milk and turpentine, mix well. Wipe the resulting solution jacket. Let the turpentine and milk fat to penetrate, then wipe with a damp cloth and brush colorless cream for leather.
Make a weak solution of potassium permanganate (it should be pale pink), add 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide (3-4 tbsp per 200 g). Wet cloth and wipe the jacket. The smell will disappear. The procedure can be repeated several times if the first time the smell has not disappeared.
Keep in mind that leather is a living material, so the new products, by definition, will have a specific scent that fades away fast. If the skin is badly crafted or the candle used poor quality cheap material, in this case, the suppression of obsessive bad smell justified.
Useful advice
If despite all your efforts the smell is still there (here because a lot depends on the quality and grade of leather), ask for help to experts in dry cleaning. Service deprotonirovaniem leather goods is cheap.

Advice 2: How to get rid of the smell of leather shoes

If you bought new shoes, and from them comes an unpleasant smell, you know – it is poor quality leather or leatherette. But to throw out, of course, footwear is not enough to put a bit of effort to get rid of the smell.
How to get rid of the smell of leather shoes
You will need
  • - wool or cotton pads;
  • soap;
  • - flour;
  • - sea salt.
If the shoes are genuine leather, they emit a slight smell of leather, as if it was a new leather bag or jacket. That smell don't do anything – it is enough to ventilate the product. but if you are a person very sensitive, use deodorant. Over time this smell will go away.
In the case of the use for the manufacture of products of poor quality leather or use leather shoes or boots will produce a very unpleasant smell. In this case, try to ventilate the shoes. Get ready for what will have to do it often: once that smell won't go.
Resort to "people's councils". Rinse the shoes in warm soapy water.
Then wipe with vinegar and rinse the soap off again.
After all procedures done, drain and thoroughly ventilate the shoes.
There's another popular method: put inside an ordinary baby powder or flour. Wait an hour or two, then vacuum thoroughly the inside shoes. You can also use baking soda, activated charcoal or sea salt, leaving it until the morning.
Then wipe with a cloth to collect the baking soda.
Just replace the insole, as the cause of the smell can be exactly such, are made of poor material. Change in insole made from natural materials or use a special insole with a layer of coal. This type is good because they can absorb moisture and can prevent the occurrence of unpleasant odor. We also offer specialized scented insole..
Before you resort to any method, make sure it can't hurt your shoes. Please note that dark shoes should not be treated with soda - can remain bright spots.
Useful advice
In any case, if each day you will ventilate your shoes, you will be able to get rid of the smell like new shoes and old, that wear constantly.
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