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When is it appropriate to use Saphir Saddle Soap?Updated 6 months ago

Saphir Saddle Soap is a very strong, aggressive product and not designed to be used on quality boots or dress shoes. It can severely dry out the leather and in some cases strip off the finish.

Instead, we recommend Saphir Leather Cleaning Soap (and even then, it's only necessary if the shoes are extremely dirty with lots of dirt/mud and grime that have built up or dried on over time. Not necessary if regularly maintained, stick with Renovateur). Here's a quick video of Kirby explaining the differences between the two products:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftG_r34-RtI

When it comes to stripping polish off your boots/shoes, we always recommend using Saphir Reno Leather Cleaner (or a heat gun/blow dryer). And remember, less is always more with this!

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