How to Clean Pink Leather

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Leather is made from the hide of various animals, such as cows and deer. Items made from leather typically are high quality and expensive. Leather has long been produced in darker colors such as black, brown and tan. As time went by, the demand for more vibrant colors increased, and you can now find leather in a variety of hues and tints, including pink. A variety of items come in pink leather, including jackets, purses, furniture, pants and shoes.

Things You'll Need

  • Food-grade linseed oil
  • Vinegar
  • Lint-free cloth
  • Cloths
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Spray bottle
  • Towel

General Cleaning and Conditioning

  • Combine two parts food-grade linseed oil with one part vinegar to create a leather cleaner and conditioner.

  • Submerge a lint-free cloth in the cleaning solution and wring out the excess liquid.

  • Rub the pink leather with the saturated cloth in a circular motion.

  • Allow the cleaning and conditioning solution to sit on the pink leather overnight. Use a soft, clean cloth to buff the pink leather.

Removing Mold or Mildew

  • Add equal parts rubbing alcohol and cool water to a spray bottle.

  • Mist the pink leather with the alcohol-water solution.

  • Wipe the solution and mold or mildew from the pink leather using a clean, white lint-free cloth.

  • Dry the pink leather by gently rubbing it with a clean towel.

Tips & Warnings

  • Test the cleaning solution on an inconspicuous area of the pink leather. If damage or discoloration occurs, discontinue use.

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  • Photo Credit Smart leather sofa on marble to a floor image by terex from Fotolia.com
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