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      09-15-2022, 04:50 PM   #1
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Removing sunscreen from black leather

Got sunscreen all over my passenger door and seat and now that summer is winding down I figure it's time to do something about it. Any ideas on the best way to remove this stuff from the leather?
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      09-29-2022, 10:02 AM   #2
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Have you tried soapy water?
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      09-30-2022, 08:57 PM   #3
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Don't stress chemical guys leather cleaner. Really any automotive leather cleaner. This happens in CA all summer.
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I am super happy with Nanoflex interior cleaner removing body lotion and the such from my plastic and leather door panels.
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Don't stress chemical guys leather cleaner. Really any automotive leather cleaner. This happens in CA all summer.
Please donít recommend cg products. Just take five minutes and do some research itís not hard.

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Colourlock mild leather cleaner, a small horse hair shoe brush, and a couple microfiber towels.
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Don't stress chemical guys leather cleaner. Really any automotive leather cleaner. This happens in CA all summer.
Please don’t recommend cg products. Just take five minutes and do some research it’s not hard.

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It's the only thing of theirs I use. It works well. So I'll recommend it.

I also love Polish Angel cosmic spritz. It's crazy expensive but you know what? It's F'n awesome and worth it.
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Damp ivory soap bar with a damp microfiber towel rubbed on that soap then on to the leather and vinyl/plastic. Try that first. Gentle circles and then protect it with something else that you like.

If that doesn't work, Colourlock mild cleaner as suggested a few posts above. Then protect with something that you like to use.
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The staining is caused by the zinc in the sun tan lotion the higher numbers have more zinc
Same thing happened to me I only use 15 in the car now it took a few passes with BMW
Upholstery cleaner to get the stain out
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Swissvax leather cleaner is expensive but works great too.
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