Humidity exceeding 100%? Handbags getting moldy? 4 moisture-proof tips to prevent white spots!


Spring is here, and with it comes the dreaded humidity in Hong Kong! In a humid environment where the humidity level can exceed 100%, handbags are prone to mold and mildew, resulting in unsightly white spots and potential damage. However, with some preventive measures and the right moisture-proof techniques, you can avoid these issues. Taking good care of your luxury handbags is essential as they can be a valuable investment.

1. Keep them in a dry place

It is crucial to keep your handbags in a dry location where they won't be exposed to moisture. By avoiding contact with humidity, the chances of mold growth are significantly reduced. Place your luxury handbags in a well-ventilated spot, such as a wardrobe, and consider using moisture-absorbing products like wardrobe dehumidifier bags or desiccants.

2. Store them in their original boxes

While it's understandable that you want to see and access your beloved handbags frequently, storing them in their original boxes effectively keeps them protected from dust mites. Dust mites thrive in high humidity environments and can accelerate mold growth on handbags. Dustproofing is essential for moisture prevention. Additionally, storing handbags in boxes helps avoid direct contact with dehumidifiers or moisture-absorbing beads, as these chemicals can potentially damage the bags.


3. Take them out and air them regularly

Leaving handbags unused in the wardrobe for extended periods increases the risk of mold growth. Remember to take them out, use them, and regularly inspect, clean, and allow them to air out.

4. Use filling materials to maintain the bag shape

When not in use, fill the handbags with suitable filling materials to provide support and maintain their shape. Avoid using paper or old clothes as filling materials, as old clothes may overfill the bags, and paper can increase the risk of moisture absorption. The filling materials should perfectly fit the handbags to provide optimal support.

Fascinee offers two series of Bag Pillows, one of which is the semi-automatic inflatable interior cushion called "Puff." It features an antibacterial coating to reduce the chances of mold growth and allows you to adjust the inflation level based on your handbag's needs. For new handbags with firmer leather, you can slightly deflate the Puff to prevent overfilling. For older handbags with softer leather, you can inflate the Puff a bit more to ensure a perfect fit.

Bag Pillow help maintain the original shape of your handbags, preventing them from collapsing or deforming. They are versatile and available in various sizes to fit a wide range of handbags. 

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