Did you know? Your handbag and other items of luxuries can harbor as many as 25,000 types of bacteria! Yuck and out of this world gross! Can you imagine the different types of bacteria harboring in your handbags as you touch while touching other places in your skin such as your face? The number of germs present is just unbelievable!
This time and age desperate times call for desperate measures! Here in this article, were going to show you how to properly care and disinfect your bags and other luxury accessories in just easy steps! Whether your bag is made of fiber, nylon, leather, or any kind of material we are sure that we will cover it up!
Carrying your bag everywhere you go is an actual reason for it being dirty, we all know how disease-causing pathogens like bacteria and viruses can spread from one touch to another just like a spreading wildfire in Australia!
With that said here is the step by step process on effectively cleaning your bags and accessories to ensure it is free from disease-causing pathogens such as the corona virus.
Proper maintenance of your bags
It is deemed necessary to sanitize your bag everyone in a month and twice if you have carried your bag in public places and special occasions.
Always carry a hand sanitizer or alcohol in your bag to make sure that the hands touching it is clean and free from disease-causing pathogens like corona virus.
Before cleaning always determine the type of fabric of your bag.
Determine if your bag is made of leather, nylon, or any other kind of material, usually, you can see what type of material it is made in by looking at the tag located inside.
If you can't find it is best to research because aside from properly cleaning and disinfecting your bag we should be able to clean it efficiently without actually damaging the material.
Clean your bags!
Leather bags are quite easy to clean but can be quite tricky, you cannot and should never use any alcohol-based wipes to clean your leather bags because it can cause serious and irreversible damage to the material.
Instead, opt for alcohol-free wipes, clean it delicately and light-handedly, do not wipe it hard, be gentle in wiping the entirety of the bag. After this opt to air-dry the leather goods and never dry them out in the sun.
2.Canvas Bags or Nylon Bags
For canvas and nylon, you can hand wash it with a mild detergent soap mixed in water or you can clean using a washing machine set on a cool water setting, also make sure that the machine is set only on a gentle cycle.
The improper washing canvas and nylon such as putting the machine under heat tends to destroy the fibers of nylon and canvas, making it old and dull. Be sure to leave it in a cold setting.
After that, air dries the nylon bags, turn the bags inside out to further dry the bag, never use a hairdryer, dryer, or even direct sunlight in drying out the bag because it can cause irreversible damage to the material.
3. PVC Bags, totes and another delicate and luxurious type of material or fabric
These types of materials usually wear and tear after putting them in the washing machine, that's why it is not necessary and advised to put them in the machine.
Instead, you should only wash these bags with cool water along with a mild and gentle detergent, possibly the one with no harsh chemicals or fragrances in it.
Also do not put bleach, vinegar, or hydrogen peroxide if these certain bags need certain care namely — ink, makeup stains, vomit grease stains, mold build-up, scratches.
Only use mild soap detergent with water in cleaning these luxury items and if your still not satisfied you can opt them to the experts.
Luxury items can be a little tricky to clean especially if your aim is to disinfect and get rid of germs and viruses living in the surface area of the accessories.
But worry no more! Because they were going to give you practical and efficient ways to properly clean and disinfect your accessories and items in the comfort of your home!
Whether it's your cool sunglasses or prescription eye wear, cleaning eye wear is simple and easy.
Using warm water, dip the wiping cloth into the warm water and gently wipe the entirety of your eye-wear, if you are about to use the lens cleaner, spray ample amounts of it to the eye-wear before giving it a wipe.
First and foremost, have a mixture of mild dish soap and warm water, soak all of your metal accessories such as bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings in the bucket of water.
Always take note to never use harsh chemicals such as vinegar, bleach, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol or sanitizer, or any kind of harsh detergent as it may bring detrimental effects to your accessories.
After letting it soak up in the water for 30 minutes, gently scrub the nooks and crannies of your metal accessories, after cleaning put on mild-warm water in another clean bucket and rinse the accessories.
Let the accessories dry off on their own without the help of dryers or sunlight. Patience is the key!
Now that you have clean bags and accessories safe and free from corona virus and other deadly pathogens! Enjoy life and live in the moment! Take note that taking care of your items is not only luxury but also healthy and hygienic!
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