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What's the difference between Saphir Medaille d'Or (MDO) vs Beauté de Cuir (BDC)?Updated a month ago

The Saphir Beauté de Cuir (BDC, as I call it, or their standard blue label) and Saphir Creme Surfine are both good polishes. They contain high-quality waxes and use natural solvents. However, the difference between the BDC/Surfine and the MDO is in quality, concentration, and variety of waxes and ingredients.

Saphir Medaille d'Or contains a different and higher concentration of hard and soft waxes, which is why you get an easier, higher shine than with the Beauté de Cuir/Surfine. It also contains a higher concentration and quality of pigments, which produces better recoloring and restoration of the finish.  

And there is a "huge difference" in the waxes you are using in the Saphir Pommadier MDO vs. SBC/Surfine. The Saphir BDC uses almond oil vs the shea butter in the Medaille d’Or. Combined with the unique combination of the other waxes, the Saphir Medaille d'Or is a much better nourishing polish and produces a higher-quality, longer-lasting shine. 

There is a lower quantity of beeswax in the Medaille d’Or vs. vegetable waxes, which produce better nourishing. The MDO contains carnauba wax, which is a harder wax that produces a higher shine. 

So to conclude, there are tons of differences...are the Saphir Creme Surfine and Beauté de Cuir good? Yes. Are they better than the Saphir Medaille d'Or? No.

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