I placed my brand new suede handbag on the floor of a theater, a greasy spoon restaurant and at the end of the day there were several grease stains on the bottom. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid of making it worse by using the wrong products.
By Harriet Neil from Albany, NY
I would first set the stained bottom on a thick layer of cornstarch. After awhile pick it up and brush off the cornstarch with a stiff little brush perhaps a dry toothbrush. Do this numerous times giving the cornstarch ample opportunity to absorb the grease.
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What takes grease off of suede boots?
Pilar from Brentwood, CA
Try sprinkling baking soda on the grease.
Let sit a while.
Brush baking soda off.
This is a page about cleaning grease stains on suede shoes. This kind of leather has a nap that can be powdered with corn starch to absorb the oil and brushed.
Suede is notoriously easy to stain and scuff. Cleaning grease stains on suede boots is not easy, but it can be done.
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Sponge spot with a cloth dipped in white vinegar. Dry and restore nap by brushing with a suede brush.