In order to keep your leather boots and shoes looking like new, you’ll want to opt for a leather conditioner. It helps nourish dry, parched hide to restore its original color and help remove scratches or dents. Often used in conjunction with a leather cleaner, most conditioners can also be used on a range of other leather goods, including purses, jackets, furniture and even car upholstery. From balms to liquid formulas, these top leather conditioners are bound to help refresh and restore your prized leather footwear and more. Bonus: Some of them will even help waterproof for protection against the elements.
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1. Leather Honey Leather Conditioner
This all-natural formula, made by a small family business, revives old leather and protects new leather, too.
Pros: It's also water-repellant, non-oily and doesn’t leave a sticky residue behind.
Cons: Some users may find the formula to be somewhat sticky.
2. Sof Sole Mink Oil
Ideal for use on smooth or grain leather, this formula nourishes and creates a waterproof barrier to prevent water and salt stains.
Pros: It's easy to apply and dries fast.
Cons: It may darken some leathers, so make sure to spot test the product first.
3. Chamberlain Leather Conditioner
This intense healing remedy is made with deeply conditioning oils and waxes and comes in a small pot with a sponge for easy application. Use it to repair scratches, scars, and light cracks or for all-over quenching.
Pros: The formula is all-natural and has a coconut scent. You can also buy it as a bottled liquid formula that cleans and conditions all in one.
Cons: It's not water-repellant. The balm is on the more expensive end.
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