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Tan leather seats going blue...

What's the best leather cleaner / product for getting rid of denim / jeans dye off the Momo leather? I spent a couple of hundred quid last Sept on getting my front leather seats fully refurbished. Looked like new when done . However the drivers seat is now turning blue thanks to jeans leaving their trademark signature . Tried a couple of things but still leave a blue hue. Any recommendations??

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Gliptone leather cleaner and conditioner works well for me and gives it a great leather odour
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I use Softly Woolen fabric detergent. Its a very soft washing liquid for washing woolens. Its also 1/10th the price of "official" leather cleaners that do the same thing.
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if your going to use soap and water - please please put leather conditioner on after - leather needs to be kept supple and nourished . If you dont it will soon dry and crack and the money saved on some decent leather cleaner and conditioner will soom be spent on recovering them again

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Ordinary soap has too high pH to be good for the leather. Use a sour soap (pH 3-4) intended for sensitive skin. I don't know the UK brands, but you surely will find some suitable at e.g. Boots.

I had trouble finding a suitable soft brush for cleaning my leather seats, but coincidentally found a bathtub brush for babies at my local supermarket. Perfect!
An old toothbrush is a good complement for hard-to-reach corners.

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Don't use detergent on leather, get a specialist leather cleaner, and don't wear jeans if you want to keep them looking good.
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