The world is engulfed with the outbreak of deadly virus COVID-19. The economy has been going down; people are locked inside their houses, and the risk of haunts almost all the things. Non-living things, including your fashion accessories, can be a carrier of the COVID-19 virus. Various reports and studies have pointed out that handbags can be one of the biggest commuters of the virus as they are one of the most-travelled items and are not cleaned on a regular basis.
Moreover, handbags aren’t kept with much of a care. They are often found to be lying off the floors or touching various surfaces which increases the threat of virus contamination on the surface. However, here are a few tips that can help you prevent the COVID-19 virus from surviving on the surface of your handbag. Read here.
Disinfect the Mostly Used Item
The first step is to disinfect the most used items in your bag. Items like makeup, charger and similar stuff that if often borrowed by other people in your circle are needed to be disinfected frequently in order to prevent the budding of the virus on the surface.
Clean your Bag After Going Out
The next is to clean your handbag as soon as you come from outside. While regular cleaning is not much appreciated as it can damage the material of the handbag, it is suggested that you clean your handbag if it has touched any traffic surface like floors as that way it is prone to borne viruses from the surroundings. In case you’ve been out, but your bag hasn’t touched any common surfaces then, frequent cleaning can be avoided.
You can use disinfectant wipes or disinfectant solution or just soap and water to clean your handbag. However, in order to safeguard yourself, wear gloves before cleaning.
Quarantine your Bag
Another important measure that can be undertaken includes quarantining your bag. After disinfecting your bag, you can keep it in an isolated place until further use or even before disinfecting. Isolation or quarantine process for few days can kill the virus as the virus has a lifetime of surviving on surfaces which varies from one to another.
These were some of the tips that we would suggest to you for keeping your bag clean and safe during the tough times of corona. Try them for yourself and ensure you are way ahead in the battle of prevention against COVID-19 virus.