Updated: Feb 25
Not all leathers are similar - there are chrome tanned leathers and vegetable tanned leathers.
Vegetable tanned vs Chromium tanned leathers
Lamb skins and soft leathers are usually chrome tanned while the harder leathers such as #vachetta leathers are an example of a vegetable tanned leathers; these leathers are susceptible to staining by water and oxidize ( darken) over time to what is called a patina.
Maintenance for vachetta leathers
The key to long lasting beautiful leather bags is protection:
Step 1: Pre-Treat Vachetta with Lovin My Bags Pre-treatment - this seals the leather evenly to prepare the leather for the protection step
Step 2: Apply a light coat of Lovin My Bags Protection - let dry than reapply a second coat.
After 24 hours - vachetta leather can cleaned and conditioned -
Don't wait ...
Best to prevent the stains rather than wait for the inevitable staining.
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