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How do you use clear shoe polish?

How do you use clear shoe polish?

How to Shine Your Shoes

  1. Step 1: Remove Laces. Remove the shoelaces to prevent getting polish on them.
  2. Step 2: Fill Your Shoe. Insert a shoe tree or stuff the toe of your shoe with paper.
  3. Step 3: Clean Off Dust & Dirt.
  4. Step 4: Apply Polish.
  5. Step 5: Don’t Forget the Welt.
  6. Step 6: Buff.
  7. Step 7: Wipe.
  8. Step 8: Spit Shine.

Can I use clear polish on black shoes?

For black shoes you should exclusively use black coloured shoe polishes. That said, to camouflage scratches or any deep cuts into the leather we do recommend using a coloured cream and wax.

What is the purpose of shoe polish?

Shoe polish (or boot polish) is a waxy paste, cream, or liquid that is used to polish, shine, and waterproof leather shoes or boots to extend the footwear’s life and restore its appearance.

Does shoe polish protect shoes?

Yes. Polish protects the shoe, absorbing minor scuffs before they reach the leather.

Is shoe polish necessary?

Not necessarily. Shoe polish will keep your shoes protected, cover scratches on the surface of your shoe, add a high shine, and add color to your shoes so they look uniform. This alone could help your shoe last a long time, although at some point your shoes will need some conditioner.

What does white shoe polish do?

White shoe polish is enriched with a 22% of carnauba wax, so it works by adding layers of wax to the outer surface of leather shoes, which can be buffed to a high shine.

Does shoe polish damage leather shoes?

Once trapped, it will rub against the leather of your shoes and remain there (until you strip off that polish layer), which can cause serious damage in the long run.

Is shoe polish good for leather?

The shoe polish carries no nourishing properties and as such, will not “penetrate” the leather. Its purpose is to create a shine and waterproof the leather. Allow the product to dry for 5 to 10 minutes, then brush the shoe using a shoe shine brush and broad, gentle strokes.

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