How do I get rid of the smell in my watch?
Yup, good old baking soda is The Thing for giving your silicone or rubber watch band a good scrubbing. To use it, mix about a tablespoon of baking soda in a small bowl with just enough water to make a thick paste. Remove the band from the watch and use your fingers or a thin rag to apply the paste and work it in.
How do I get my Fitbit to stop smelling?
It suggests using only water or soap-free cleansers (like Cetaphil, Gentle Skin Cleanser, or Aquanil) on the band. It advises against using any soaps or cleansers that could get trapped beneath the band and potentially irritate your skin. Obviously, you’ll also need to dry the band thoroughly before putting it back on.
How do you clean the back of a smartwatch?
Put a small amount of soap—and it can be dish-washing soap, like Dawn, or hand-washing soap like Dial—into a bowl or a stopped up sink. Add a little warm water. If you can, detach the bands from the smartwatch first. Or if the watch is waterproof, dunk the whole thing.
Why does my wrist smell like vinegar?
Sweat is mainly water and sodium chloride, but also contains small amounts of potassium, calcium, ammonia, urea, lactate, and ethanol. When sweat mixes with bacteria on the skin, it can produce a smell, which may smell like vinegar.
How do I stop my watch strap from irritating?
Protecting the outer layer of skin with an invisible, non-toxic, plant-based product acting as your moisture barrier is your best bet to prevent watch rash. The barrier provided by Body Glide products helps reduce unwanted friction between you and your watch, making watch rash a thing of the past.
How do I stop my leather watch band from smelling?
If you have time to spare, place your watch band in a plastic bag with a few teaspoons of baking soda to soak up any moisture and odors. Let sit in the bag for 12-24 hours, and repeat until odor is gone.
Why does my leather watch band smell?
The more you wear your watch, the more its leather straps will become exposed to various elements, especially your sweat, causing it to have an unpleasant odor. This odor is caused by a build up of bacteria, and like our skin, leather needs to breathe and be cleaned.