How To Clean, Condition & Polish Leather | Conditioners, Oils, Lotions, Weatherproofers And Polishes


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Gentlemen, Antonio here. All right. Today, I’m going to talk about
leather care and I can tell you this is a big overview video. I’m going to go into
a lot of detail. I’m going to support it with an article. Boom! Right over here at
Real Men Real Style, I’m going to go into a lot more detail in the article. In addition,
if you’ve got questions please let me know in the comments here on YouTube.
What I’m going to do is if you want me to go further down, you want me to talk specifically
about conditioning, cleaning, and polishing shoes, I can do that because we’re going
to talk about leather luggage, we’re going to talk about shoes and I’m going to give
you three general rules about taking care of leather. Then, in this video I’m going
to really go over the various products out there because there’s a lot of products
out there. You guys are going to go out there you’re
going to purchase really nice shoes, leather luggage, perhaps it’s something like what
I’ve got here, a really nice football that my son thought would be cool to go out and
play with his friends and then he lost it, we found out a year later, it went through
Wisconsin winter and this leather is now really beat up, it is not as attractive as I would
like it to be. Really, this leather needs care and so, leather furniture, leather car
seats, once you start looking around, leather is use everywhere. So, how do you take care
of it? Guys, that’s what this video is all about.
So, three things that you need to know about leather. One, think of leather as similar
to your skin, it – and that’s really what it was or it was skin on a live animal. Now,
it’s no longer has the ability to replenish itself, to replenish the moisture, and to
build new cells, new fibers. Now, if you take care of leather, it can literally last hundreds
of years. You can go into some of museums, they’ve literally got leather armor from
hundreds or years ago that has been preserved, taken care of, and that’s the beautiful
thing about it. But, if you don’t take care of it, it literally can get hard, it can get
crack, and once leather cracks pretty much nothing you can do to salvage that leather.
So, you take care of it. Number two is understand not all leather is
created equal. Now, I’ve got a whole chart which we’ll talk about the various types
of leather out there, but understand some leather is going to take some of these conditioners
better than other types. You know so you’re going to need to know what you’re dealing
with. In addition, there are and I’ll talk about that here in a second, but there are
some fake leathers out there, so everything I’m talking here does not apply to fake
leather. Point number three, different colors of leather
lighter-colored leather shoes. You’re going to have to be careful because anytime you
apply any of these, it can change the color. My advice is to find a section that no one
is going to see, usually on the tongue of the shoe, perhaps on a piece of luggage on
the inside, you want to apply some of this, let it sit, and check – check it out in
twelve hours in twenty four hours. And then, if it doesn’t change or if it changes to
a slight amount that you’re okay with, then apply a little bit. Some of these can darken
leather, you hear stories about that all the time. Personally, you know, I’m going to
give you guys some options so that you could minimize that, but understand any type of
conditioner that’s introducing moisture or a little bit of pigment can adjust the
color which isn’t always a bad thing, sometimes people like this stuff.
Okay. So, let’s go ahead and get into the different categories of leather conditioners,
protectants, weather proofers, oils, waxes, all of that stuff. So, three main categories:
Category number one, cleaners. Category number two, conditioners. Category number there,
protectants. Again, the article at Real Men Real Style, I’m going to go into a lot more
detail as to exactly each category. So, here really quick, I’m going to talk
about various products, my favorite and that’s probably what you guys are really curious
about is Leather Honey. I’ve been a big fan of Shawn and Arielle, it’s a family
run business out of Virginia. I think that they have a great product here. It pours like,
yeah, it’s clear, so things like that. Let me go – I’m going to take that football
I’m going to put a little bit on it. It takes a while so when I use leather honey
and I usually have a brush, but right now I just have some tissue so I’m just going
to rub this tissue on it. As you can see this stuff is thick and it’s going to go deep
into it. You can see how it starting to already color the leather. Now, it’s going to lighten
over time and it would be something that if I apply this across the football, I think
it would – this would fix the football. One thing it wouldn’t do is it wouldn’t
actually have a protective layer. So, Leather Honey is a leather conditioner.
It fits in that middle category. It’s not a protectant and it’s not necessarily a
cleaner. They do have their Leather Honey cleaner which if you’ll before going on
to something like this, you could apply the cleaner. And the great thing about a cleaner
is they are made to go in there and attach to dirt and particles like that that want
to be removed, so – and it does actually have some of the properties of the conditioner,
so sometimes you may find you don’t even need to use the conditioner.
[0:05:02] But, ideally what this is going to do is to
bond with dirt, that’s the big thing about all the cleaners out there is very similar
to laundry detergent any type of soap it’s going to bond with the dirt with those particles
that we want to get removed and then you can just go ahead and knock them right off. Okay.
As you guys can see both of them darkened the leather, even though they were clear,
even though they were transparent, even though they’re my favorite products, they will
darken, let this so just be aware of that. All right. So, Leather Honey one of them of
the out there so I did talk about the cleaner conditioner. Now, there are other ones that
you’re going to see. You’re going to see Lexol leather conditioner and cleaner. It
is a fine product. You’re not going to go wrong. And here’s, you know, I started to
talk about this at the beginning, whatever you choose just, I mean that’s better than
nothing even if you’ll find some that just don’t work and you think you can probably
get a better deal. Oh, there it goes. So, as you can see right there, I personally
think the more liquidy it is, the less effect it on average has. All right. We’ll pour
just a tad under there. And, again, it’s darkening up, it will do a fine job. Again,
we’ve got a cleaner, we’ve got a conditioner, neither of these are polishes. We get into
polish it here in a second. Now, there’s another great company out there,
Chamberlain’s and he makes what’s called Leather Milk and he’s got – this is the
number 3 which is the water proofer and then he’s got the number 2 which is the straight
cleaner. They also got a few other ones out there specifically designed for furniture.
Again, a great product, it goes on pretty as you can see here it is on the football.
Again, when in there, penetrated dark, so that’s a great thing when it does darken
like that, I can tell it’s penetrating. And, I would then use the water protectant
over that and it would actually help form a layer to protect a lot of the – and I
haven’t gotten too much into the coats or the protectors, but a lot of those are going
to use oils, they’re going to use waxes, and what they’re doing is they’re literally
filling up a barrier to protect it from water penetrating.
So, these conditioners are cool because they penetrate and they are made with ingredients
they aren’t going to cause the cells and the fibers to expand. The danger with water
is when it penetrates leather it does cause that to expand and it doesn’t go back to
its original shape. So what do you get? You get warps. It also can change the structure
and all of the sudden it’s more likely to crack, so that’s why water damage can really
mess up your leather. Now, some of you guys are probably wondering
how does it pour, what does it look like, there you go. So, you can see Chamberlain’s
leather milk is a little bit more liquid, depends on what you like. Again, this will
work really good on furniture as well. And, again, what I really like about Chamberlain’s
from all the other brands is that they are really good at breaking it out in categories.
So, perhaps you don’t want to apply what you’re going to put on your shoes onto your
leather furniture, well, Chamberlain’s has got you covered.
So, Neatsfoot Oil. This is going to be probably the oiliest, the watery – the most watery
of all of them right here. And, here you can see, yeah, it will to a degree penetrate the
leather. This is something though, it’s going to – the goal here is to condition,
but also to make the leather more pliable. Why is that good? Well, there are certain
products that you’re going to receive and, this bag here, [Katie] it’s a good company,
but this a value prized leather briefcase. And, the issue here is the leather is really
tough. So, applying a leather conditioner especially something like Neatsfoot Oil which
is where it came from, very similar to a baseball glove, you’re going to work it and let it
soak in and then you’re going to work the leather and overtime this will become much
softer. Meltonian, and they make also these creams.
There are entire brands that are specifically designed for shoes. Why I like this? Is they
are very careful and they realized shoes are one of those things that because they come
in such a wide range of colors that people are very sensitive to them being colored.
Now, if you’ve got a pair of black shoes, you’re really not going to get anything
darker than this, so you’re pretty safe here with using all types of conditioners
and cleaners and polishes. However, once you start going into, you know, we’ve got oxblood
here, dark brown, you can darken this even more. Espresso, this is going to be on the
safer, but – and this actually a good example of – so notice the brouging here, all of
these like – well, this is where it actually a more liquid type of conditioner is going
to be easier than using something like Leather Honey.
So, in this case on this particular shoe, I would probably skip Leather Honey and I
would use like Chamberlain’s Leather Milk because it’s going to be a bit more liquid
or maybe the Lexol simply because of what we have here. So, as you can see, even though
I’ve got a favorite, there’s a time and place for each of these various conditioners.
[0:10:01] So, again, this leather lotion, I’ve used
this before, it’s relatively a good product. As you can see it’s the milkiest looking
of all of them. I’ll put it over here on the football, it doesn’t – it doesn’t
penetrate as deep, it probably takes a little bit more time, but it gets in there and that’s
probably because it’s a little bit thicker, it didn’t color as much like I talked about
a lot of these ones designed for shoes. And that they don’t really want to – they’re
very sensitive to that. Creams, a lot of you guys taking care of your
shoes, you’ve seen creams out there. Creams are a mix between protectants and conditioners.
They’re kind of the best of both worlds. I love neutral creams. Why? Because they don’t
have any pigment and they will in most cases not color. I use this neutral cream on my
light colored shoes all the time. Now, you can and, again, I like a good company,
Meltonia. If you get this to match the shoes, then that’s great. This particular one is
black, therefore you can only use it on black shoes, but I think this come in like twenty
five, thirty different colors, so you can actually find one that matches your shoes
exactly. The great thing about that is it actually if you get a nice little scratch
in there, the neutral isn’t going to cover that scratch. This will actually color in
the scratch a bit and make it less visible. All right. So, you’re also going to see
some of these actually are made, this is a cream that’s made to also be a polish. It
comes from a company, Tarrago. I believe they’re out of Spain. Something like this is pretty
good against — very similar to a cream, but going to be a bit more liquidy and is going
to penetrate the leather a bit more. You’ve got to be careful though with the colors.
Other ones, you’re going to see some companies they focus on being all natural and, that’s
cool, but I, you know, when it comes to my shoes I haven’t seen that there’s really
and unless you’re really susceptible to smells, and be careful, I’ve heard some
people complain about this Neatsfoot Oil that it’s got – I didn’t really notice any
type of smell coming from it, but there are some especially some of the companies that
are really low priced, they’re going to try to make up for certain things by perhaps
using petroleum products. So, if you want to make sure that you have
something that’s all natural, the company Armstrong’s is all natural, pretty good
company that does this. What’s interesting, again, they’ve got this Universal Solve
which you can actually use on the shoes as a conditioner or you can use it on your hands.
So, this one is actually been tested for both, so they’re kind of cool and they’ve got
a neural polish. So, I haven’t yet talked about the polishes
too much and I’m starting now to get into Saddle Soap. You guys, many of you guys have
been waiting for me to talk about this. Saddle Soap is a conditioner, it’s one that’s
been around for a long time. It will and in some cases color. It’s going to have – and
these aren’t going to be able to pour, these are going to be pasty. What I like about this
is you probably get a little bit more for your money with products like this simply
because they’re more concentrated. Mink Oil. This is something that looks light colored,
it will do a good job penetrating especially when you heat it up sort of to polish it in
and mink’s oil has been known to color. Again, so I’m starting now to talk about
protectants, oils, water proofers, snow seals. These are the ones that they – their job
is not to penetrate into the leather. They will to some extent, but their job is to sit
on top of the leather and then they actually form a layer that protects it from the snow,
from the water, from the ice, from anything going in there. Remember, I explained water
is the enemy, but another enemy is actually the loss of moisture. So, if you live in a
desert, understand that your leather – your leather bags need to be conditioned probably
once a year or more if they’re out quite a bit in the sun because that will actually
pull the moisture from them. If you remember your bag and I’ve got, again,
this bag right here, fake leather, don’t use any leather products on it, but a bag
like this, it’s already got a little bit of a seal and a protectant made by my friends
over at Maxwell Scott. It’s a good company. I’ve got a number of their bags. I love
what they’re doing. And then, we’ve got Blue Claw.
Now, this one is in cedar, it is their – his Bronson bag, my friend, Adam. As you can tell
a very pliable a very soft leather. This one I would test and I would make sure when I’m
putting on it, but this one because of how soft the leather is, it’s also probably
going to lose the moisture when you have leathers like that whether it’d be on a type of bag
or a type of shoe or perhaps on your western boots. You know those of you guys down the
southwest, you’ve got boots and understand that you’re going to still want to condition
the upper part of the boot even though really it’s not getting, you know, exposed to too
much, it is going to have moisture rob from it in dry areas.
So, guys we’ve covered a lot here. I didn’t even have time to get into brushes and all
those other stuff. Please let me know what you would like to see in the comments down
below, I want to make – I want to make great video for you guys and give – there’s
a lot of misinformation out there, so I go into more detail here at the article at Real
Men Real Style. Let me know what you think and I’d love
to hear from you in the comments what more you would like to see. Take care. Bye.
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  • http://www.realmenrealstyle.com/clean-condition-polish-leather/ – Click here to read the article How To Clean, Condition & Polish Leather | Conditioners, Oils, Lotions, Weatherproofers And Polishes

    Video Summary:
    1:23 – "Leather is skin"
    2:04 – "Not all leather is created equal"
    2:25 – "Different colors of leather"
    3:47 – "Leather Honey Conditioner"
    4:41 – "Leather Honey Cleaner"
    6:25 – "Chamberlains Leather Milk"
    7:02 – "Chamberlain Water Protectant"
    8:08 – "Neatsfoot Oil"
    8:33 – "Kattee Bags"
    8:57 – "Meltonian Creams/Lotion"
    10:46 – "Neutral Shoe Cream"
    11:28 – "Tarrago Shoe Cream"
    12:10 – "Armstrong's All Natural"
    12:34 – "Sof Sole Saddle Soap"
    12:54 – "Sof Sole Mink Oil"
    13:09 – "Sno-Seal"
    13:54 – "Maxwell Scott Bags"
    14:00 – "Blue Claw Luggage"

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  • Antonio i really appreciate the time you put to these videos. I really enjoy watching them! 🙂

  • Yet another thing I can distract myself with learning instead of studying for finals. Thanks.

  • What about leather watch straps?

  • i love your hair long!

  • what's your opinion on the kiwi brand?

  • Video is titled ""How to…." but it only talked about some products. I been looking around for a good video on how to clean, protect and polish leather goods.

  • You state in your article that leather honey functions as a protector as well as conditioner so my question is, how badly do I need another protector product? How good of a protector is it? Will this suffice or should I buy something else as well?

  • Great video Antonio!
    I use Bear Leather conditioner for my leather jacket, it works as a protectant too, I personally thin it's some of the best stuff for jackets, it's really waxy, but when the jacket has absorbed it, then it does wonders, keeps the jacket soft, and keeps it protected.
    Have you tried it? If so what do you think of it? If not then I think you should give it a try!

  • Looks like those boots were caulked at some point.

  • Hi Antonio, I have a question. What would you do in a situation where you have dark brown shoes and want to polish them. Would you use dark brown shoe polish or neutral? ( I have Saphir)

  • Great video. I also read the whole article. However most of the products mentioned didnt specify which components/ ingredients they had… which still makes me wonder which product its the best to take care of leather goods (jackets and bags mainly) if oil based products, bees wax, moisturizing (aloe), etc.
    On a personal note, try Tarrago Nano protector for waterproofing things, it works in rainy Denmark.

  • Would love a video about shoes exactly.

  • So in what order should the products (i.e. Conditioner, water proof, Polish, etc.) be applied?

  • How do you differ from fake leather and real leather?

  • Where can I find these products except online

  • A cheap bar of plain soap and a old toothbrush with a spray of warm water will clean the leather fine,      But a quality leather conditioner and polishes is were to spend the money

  • I think this was a great video, thank you for the time and energy you put into it. Question: Is it important to use a cleanser first, then conditioner, or do I just use the conditioner and skip the whole cleansing process? I have seen a few videos and not one of them used a cleanser first. Each video demonstrated using a conditioner first.  Again, great video and thanks.

  • Great videos on shoe care! What maintenance, if any, do you recommend before wearing brand new shoes? I'm more concerned with casual leather shoes like a Venetian loafer that doesn't need to be shiny; but, appreciate to hear about both casual & dressy.

  • what is the best way to polish tan shoes without getting polish oil stains on or in the leather.

  • What do you do if you have water stains on a pink leather bag?

  • Sorry mate this video is all over the place , I lost where we were going 🙁

  • No disrespect, but do you know what you are doing? You are not even prepared. You don't apply leather lotion by hand or put it directly on the leather. Use a cloth. Some of the leathers have coating that prevents the lotions from penetrating into the leathers. Neatsfoot oil is for horse tackle and work leathers. Too much use of this product can disintegrate leather in time. Saddle soap will strip the coating on the leather.

  • Does polishing my shoes helps to turn it a bit waterproof?

  • Hi Antonio. Do you have any recommendations regarding taking care of a deerskin leather shoe? I purchased the following shoes during a visit to Mexico: https://cuadra.com.mx/english/producto/865_d41vnvn%7C%7C7.html. They are my first and only pair of deerskin leather shoes. They are extremely soft and I am afraid that some of these leather care products may adversely effect the smooth/soft quality of the leather. Do I have any reason to be worried? Or should I proceed with the cleaning and conditioning products. Thanks!

  • what do you think about woly

  • What do you apply first, the cleaner, conditioner or the waterproofer? And what's the time interval?
    I switch shoes everyday (for two weeks) and I shine/clean all my used shoes once a month. I do it on weekends so I dont have much time to wait for my shoes to absorb whatever I put on it. What's your advice? Thanks

  • a leather boot video pleeeaassseeeee….. ever since watchig this channel I have gotten into boots amd I need to know how to take care of them….. I freak when my shoes don't look nice.

    thank you Antonio

  • How about vegan shoes? How do I take care of them?

  • i have redchief rc2583 model shoe i don't know about the leather type so plz suggest me any polish cream or protector for it

  • What do you recommend for black leather brando style jacket?

  • Hi Antonio, would u use Lexol on leather jacket ? ur advice is much appreciated.

  • Hola antonio, and thank you so much for your videos, this video is one of those very few videos that you watch completely for 15 minutes, really good video, muchas gracias, greetings from Colombia

  • is there a pearl white cream so I can keep the stitching the original color?

  • how often does one need to condition his shoes?

  • Excellent video. Thnx

  • Can u do a video on taking care of synthetic leather shoes? Thanks

  • Detailed, informative and to the point.

  • I just clean my shoes use lotion for leather, and then my brown leather shoes have some different colour changes, like darker, the lotion like make the shoes become like that. can you help me how let the colour back?

  • I just bought a black jacket made of goat skin. What conditioners would you suggest?

  • I bought a pair of leather Ugg boots, and I bought the leather kit car to go along with them, and a case of leather balm came with it. Is leather balm similar to the creams you were showing?

  • On some vtg leather shoes is it possible to get the wrinkles out as well with this method

  • what would you suggest for an all around shoe product . I'll explain I resell vtg and pre owned shoes as well as various other leather products from time to time . However for the most part shoes is the norm . Vintage to old brands such as Bally's and even some older examples of what is called UNION MADE SHOES . These older dress shoes are top quality hand crafted . And would sat on the inside Union made "followed by the city ". So " Union made Cleveland" . I presently have a pair that have great heals and leather soles . However have crinkles in the bend on top . I do have a plethora of shoe stretchers . Although I would welcome any and all suggestions on an all around product . Thank You and God Bless

  • What about white leather sneakers? Any experience with some high end trainers?

  • Looking for advise on how to care for distressed leather items.

  • The best stuff is garrisonleathercare.com You should compare that Leather Honey w/ Garrison Gold, I'd bet you would switch.

  • Can i use leather conditioner for car seats for my leather jacket?

  • Saphir products from the hanger project is unbeatable.

  • I don't know why he would go straight to the leather honey on the football instead of starting with cleaning… in an instructional video.

  • That leather honey cleaner is concentrated…

  • I remember on ops in Ulster on the Irish border doin antiterrorism ops we were given a bucket of neetsfoot oil kept our feet dry for a few months but back at base location trying to get a shine was hard but after a few hours and a heat gun to release the oil some was left in the boots and made the boots soft and supple brilliant product

  • How often should you do this?

  • I feel more confused about shoe polishing than I did when I started this video

  • No offense but I think you need to dumb it down for me because It is just too much information. I just want to learn how to take care of my leather shoes.

  • Which leather conditioner/cleaner will not darken leather

  • SARVANASH HO TERA ISAI

  • Anything on what to do with new leather boots that I want to water proof and polish? Which goes on first? Or can polish also be a protectant/sealant?

  • .

  • thought this was real informative overall and was glad I watched it

  • An excellent video in my view as an introduction to leather care. I now realize I have several great choices of various products. This video organizes my thinking and points the way. Cleaners, conditioners, polishes.

  • I just hate leather because of the mould in this dank climate here. Jackets, shoes, just destroyed. Can hardly even get any sun to put them outside for a bit. It's just a disaster but not all leather suffers. Some don't seem to be affected or less affected or attract moisture less? I currently have a nice tan I(I think full grain) boot destroyed by deep mould staining so I'm trying to fix it some so far without success. I've vinegared and moisturised them and now I'm trying tan polish but I think they are fooked although maybe a bit darkened will hide the stains although I'd prefer them lighter. At least they aren't cracked and I can use them as garden boots or something.

  • canu plz let me know how to remov black nessof leather

  • How do I soften a motorcycle jacket that I've got for over 25yrs and I wear it alot but it doesn't get soft it still looks new plz help I want yo do this with home made items

  • I've been cautious about cleaning and conditioning a light tan firm soft (not thick tough) leather couch. I do not want it to darken but am seeing the leather start to dry and even fade from when it was new 8 months ago. Any suggestions?

  • Yes, this video is all over the place. It would be very much better if you would describe the products by category (clean, condition, protect) and which product or system of products is best for a particular application. Generally, given two or more products, one will usually stand out for a particular application.

  • You have done a lot of good research and definitely know what you are talking about. Unfortunately the presentation is all over the “map”. It was very difficult for me to follow. For example, you put a small amount of various products on the football to illustrate how the products affect the leather, yet, you did not show actual results. Bottom line: Too much info in this video made it difficult for me to learn/understand how to take care of my leather shoes and boots. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and hope this feedback helps.

  • I wish you would have talked a little more about saddle soap pros and cons not much info out there about it not much from you either ?

  • The problem I have with the products is the darkening.

  • Hello there! ive got soft leather bag brown and black.. what do you prefer for me to use? leather conditioner or leather lotion? thanks !

  • Sir, do I allow the leather cleaner to dry before applying the conditioner?! How does the cleaner get off the shoe?!

  • You should use Saphir leather care products!!

  • I'd really like to see how you clean your leather jacket, step by step.

  • Great job
    How about leather jackets

  • Leather honey is not supposed to used straight out of the bottle it's supposed to be mixed with water.

  • What can i do to with my ostrich boots they got some darken areas due to water damage. Please help.

  • this is a commercial. screw this im out halfway

  • I don't know about anyone else, but I didn't find this too be very helpful. It was entirely too unfocused.

  • Hello, great vid! What would you recommend for a black soft leather handbag? Thanks!

  • Protectants

  • Bro How to Clean the black laying in woodland scandals

  • Where are you located? You mentioned a Wisconsin winter.

  • I have an antique brown lamb distressed leather sports jacket. It was perfect until I sent it to a professional leather cleaner. They removed all oils from the jacket it is now a sort of tan orange. The jacket is dried out. How do I add the oils back to my once beautiful jacket? They say they cleaned it as if it was a painted leather jacket. I do not believe in anything but deep penetrating oils, conditioner for my leather clothing shoes are another matter. They say they will fix it but I no longer trust them. The jacket is actually lighter in weight. Please give me the straight scoop.At this point, I am willing to name the place if you request. Thank you.

  • I bought a cheap pair of partial synthetic leather is meltonian okay to use on them for a scratch?

  • Hey Antonio, Nice Video, I Would Like to Know About How to Polish Varieties Type of Leather Jacket, Especially Lamb Skin Leather That Im Having Currently. Would Like to Hear Some Reply Soon 👍

  • Thanks Antonio for this👍👍👍

  • Where should i have to keep my leather boots. Should i keep it inside a box after use? Or keep it outside in shoe rack

  • Minor scuffs on a leather jacket??

  • phenomenal index- thanks for including the index- totally invaluable

  • Thank you for your video. I take exceptionally good care of my work boots. I saddle soap periodically, brush them daily, shoe trees every night, alternate pairs every other day, and oil lightly every week. I am tired of build up of wax and polishes and have found otter oil to be my best option for keeping clean, supple, and water repellent. However, I want a light shine. Can you recommend an oil that I can buff to a light polish or even soft sheen?

  • What about leather jacket

  • lexol smell NASTY i used it on a leather jacket, never again! i use mink oil now

  • Where can we buy these high quality products?

  • After watching your video, I am confused and all over the place. I want to take care of my black leather jacket and shoes. I don't know what to use, please recommend a good quality product to use for my jacket and shoes.

  • Can you apply these products on leather jackets? Or only leather shoes?

  • Hi Antonio, thank you for the content. I am looking to buy a new pair of mahogany Loake Loafers, although want more of a dark brown. What would you recommend (if at all) to darken the leather. Mink oil perhaps or a coloured cream?

  • The video is a bit jumpy but still gives some great information! I just conditioned my distressed Blundstones on my channel and gave this and a few other videos a watch first

  • Excellent video and article.

  • Please go back on this man. Your content is soo useful

  • this is advertisement more than educational. stick with Saphir products and you'll be fine.

  • Maybe someone can help me here. Can I apply conditioner on leather without removing the existing coat of wax? Will the leather penetrate through the wax?

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