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Leather is a very strong and one of the most expensive material that is used in making of several items. Leather is a natural material. It absorbs liquids which causes staining. Stains are never easy to remove and mostly remain visible on white leather. Here we will answer the question of how to remove the stains from white leather bag and keep it in excellent condition.


The basic preservation is, make sure to wipe your bag with soft and dry cloth. This easy method will save your bag from dust and smudges if done frequently.

You can also use a commercial cleaner which is specifically made to clean white leather or you can also make one by yourself.

If you own a white leather bag and want to keep it in a good condition then prefer getting leather care balsam. It will keep it moist and oiled so the bag will contain its organic beauty and properties.


Firstly, take a bowl filled with warm water add some drops of liquid dish soap or castile oil and add few drops of vinegar. Dip soft piece of cloth into that solution and wipe on the surface of the bag. Never use too much water because it is harmful for leather.

When you are done with cleaning, take a cloth soaked in clean water and wipe the bag to clean the soap. Let the bag dry and but don’t let your leather bag dry out in the sun. It is applicable for any color of leather not just white.

Another method to make your own cleaner is, Take a spray bottle add olive oil and vinegar in 2:1 ratio mix it well and then spray the mixture on the surface. Let it sit for couple of minutes and then wipe it off.

Both methods are easy to make and safe to use. But still, be careful because many cleaning products can damage the leather. Don’t use bleach or ammonia-based cleaners. If you are buying a cleaner from store or online make sure to check the ingredients.


It is always perfect to wipe as soon as possible. Don’t let thing stay on the surface as it will lesser the chances of staining but it doesn’t matter how fast you clean at some point you will meet the stain which will not be easy to remove.

There are some items below which can help you remove stain from your white leather bag.

1.Removing Alcohol

Removing / Rubbing alcohol is best for removing ink stains, you can also use a nail polish remover but test the methods first. Dip a cotton pad into the liquid and without rubbing gently dab the stain when the stain is removed clean it with wet cloth.

2.Baking Soda or Cornstarch

For oily and greasy stains baking soda and cornstarch work best, take a very small amount of both and rub it gently over the stains if the stain is not removed, let it sit for few hours until it absorbs the oil.

3.Use of Toothpaste

To clean with toothpaste simply wet the stained area then put a small amount of toothpaste and scrub gently with a soft toothbrush. Clean it with a cloth when finished and dry.

4.Cream of Tartar and Lemon Soda

Mix these two in equal parts, apply it on the stained area of the bag let it sit for maximum 30 minutes. Then wipe it with a wet sponge.


Owning a white leather bag should not be scary anymore. With the help of these easy and quick methods you can make your own cleaner at home. You will not have to worry about the stains and it will save you from stress and headaches. You can flaunt your beautiful and clean white leather bag.


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