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How often to clean your purse
Field tests have shown that purses sometimes carry traces of E. coli, most often on the bottom, which rests on germy surfaces. By keeping your favorite catch-and-carry clean, you'll avoid unwanted germs gathering inside (and be able to find things easier!).
1. Clean vinyl bags with a disinfecting wipe. Use an alcohol-free baby wipe (ensure it won't stain by testing an inconspicuous spot) on your favorite leather handbag.
2. Machine-or hand-wash your cotten bags in hot water and air-dry.