How Do You Remove Sweat Stains From Leather?
Removing any kind of stains from leather garments or furniture can be a daunting task. Leather is an absorbent material that can easily become discolored by contact with cleaning agents, including oil and water. The best way to clean leather depends partly on how it has been produced and treated. Raw leather is more absorbent than polished leather, and suede or nubuck must be treated differently than fine leather. Dyed leathers present their own set of problems. In general, though, cleaning sweat stains and odors from leather requires the use of water. Test an inconspicuous area of your item by rubbing it with a damp cloth and a small amount of baby shampoo. Rinse by rubbing with a clean damp cloth, and pat dry, removing as much moisture as possible. Allow the item to dry before proceeding further. If additional stains or rings were created by the washing, bring the item to a leather cleaning professional. If not, proceed to the next step. Add a few drops of baby shampoo to a bowl of w