Q&A: A Dyed Couch

From our email bag:

I’m interested in your product but have a few questions. I have a couch that is dyed, not tanned. It’s about 10 years old, does not appear to be dirty, but it has a few scratches in it. If I get Leather Honey, should the couch be cleaned first? If so, do you recommend a cleaner? Thanks for your help.

We do recommend cleaning the leather first, even if it doesn’t appear to be dirty – especially if it’s old. Particularly with dark leathers, dirt and oils may not show up, but you still want to remove them before conditioning. Use a good non-toxic leather cleaner that won’t leave build-up. Dyed leather can be particularly sensitive, so it’s even more imperative to test anything you apply to it – even plain water – in a discreet area first.

Thanks for the question!

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