How to look after your leather Hermes Birkin bag

How to look after your leather Hermes Birkin bag

Avoid exposing your Hermes Birkin bag to direct sunlight as much as possible. UV light is harmful to all types of skin including leathers and snakeskin Hermes Birkin bags. It will cause the skin to dry out once this occurs, it may be impossible to restore your Hermes Birkin bag to its original appearance.

Storing your leather Hermes Birkin bag is very important.

Don’t store a Hermes Birkin bag in plastic. A Snakeskin Hermes Birkin bag and leather Hermes Birkin bag needs to breathe and plastic prevents air from getting to the skin. Wrap the Hermes Birkin bag in acid free tissue paper and store in a cardboard container to preserve the color and appearance.

Store your Hermes Birkin bag in a well-ventilated, cool, dry place and keep away for excessive heat or dampness.

Store an exotic Hermes Birkin bag leathers in a temperature controlled environment.

If you have furs, you know the importance of proper storage. Exotic Hermes Birkin bag leathers like python need special care. Extended exposure to heat and cold will cause the skin to dry out. The skin will also become fragile and your Hermes Birkin bag will lose its smooth, lustrous appearance.

Keep your Hermes Birkin bag clean. Use a soft, damp cloth to clean dust or dirt from your Hermes Birkin bag. Oils from your hands and skin can leave a residue on a Hermes Birkin bag. Clean the skin gently against the grain before putting the Hermes Birkin away.

If your leather Hermes Birkin bag is suede, use a cleaner that is made for suede.

Some cleaners that are made for leather may not be for use on suede. A good rule to go by is to always follow the manufacturer’s directions and always test any protection and cleaning product on an inconspicuous area first.

Try to avoid getting lotion or oils on your Hermes Birkin bag as it may be impossible to remove. Also avoid exposure to alcohol or acetone which can permanently damage the skin. It you have a stain or dirt on your Hermes Birkin bag which you can’t remove, take it to cleaner that specializes in exotic leathers.

Proper cleaning and storage, your leather Hermes Birkin bag should remain beautiful for years to come. Good care will extend the life of your Hermes Birkin bag.

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