How To Rid Your Leather of Odour

Here’s one simple way to rid your new bag or belt of the scent of leather.

  1. Seal it in a Ziploc bag or pillowcase
  2. Sprinkle a layer of baking soda over the surface or the inside of the bag
  3. Seal the plastic bag, or tie the ends of the pillowcase, and leave it overnight
  4. The smell should be gone the next day. Use a clean cloth or vacuum cleaner to remove the baking soda.
  5. Repeat the steps if you need to.


This article first appeared in the April 2016 issue of Her World.

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