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How To Use Leather Conditioner

BY Buffalo Jackson Insight
BY Amanda Uher

When you invest in quality leather products, it’s worth your time to keep them looking - and feeling - great. Using a leather conditioner is a crucial practice. A good conditioner will lubricate the leather fibers, protect the surface of the leather from stains, and enhance the development of a beautiful patina. Different types of conditioning creams and oils have unique results. Conditioning creams will nourish and moisturize the leather fibers with minimal color change, while conditioning oils (such as neatsfoot oil, mink oil, and lanolin) all have unique coloring effects and surface qualities.

How to use leather conditioner:

1. Be sure your leather is clean and free of dust and dirt before you begin.

2. Place the conditioner on a clean, lint-free cloth (not directly onto the leather).

3. Spot test the conditioner in an inconspicuous place on your leather and allow it to sit for an hour to be sure you’re happy with the effect it produces.

4. Using a circular motion, rub the conditioner over entire panels or sections of the leather at a time

5. After applying the conditioner, gently buff the leather surface with a soft, dry cloth.

6. Allow the leather to air dry before use. How often to use leather conditioner This really depends on your climate. If you live in an arid climate - or if your leather is often in the sun and heat - you’ll want to condition every couple of months. If your climate is more humid, every 6 months to a year will suffice.

As a reminder, first, test your leather conditioner in a small area to be sure you like the effect!

Feel free to click and check out our semi-thick leather conditioner, which we've found to be an ideal conditioner for all types of leather goods.


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