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How to Polish and Restore Leather Boots



Why Does Leather Need to be Restored?

Have you ever gone to take your favorite pair of leather boots out from the closet for a fun night out with friends only to find yourself asking… whose dull and worn out pair are these, and how did they get in my closet?

Although a naturally durable material, over time leather can become worn and distressed if not maintained properly. When leather boots are made, oil is added to the material to help moisturize and prevent it from drying out and cracking. As the leather ages, however, the oil is slowly pulled out, causing the leather to become increasingly dull and dried out. Fortunately, there are several ways to bring the leather back to life, restoring the shine and luster you love for many more years to come.


Polishing and Restoring Leather Boots

It is important to take the proper steps necessary to treat your leather boots and ensure their durability and natural beauty can always be restored. Check out the Clarks Shoe Care and Maintenance Guide video above to give you the tools, tips, and tricks on how to shine and restore your pair of leather boots.

Use the following Clarks products for an easy and convenient restoration and polishing solution, sure to extend the life of your favorite pair.

To Restore and Polish Leather Boots:

For a fast on-the-go shine, use Clarks Oiled Leather Sponge to moisturize and protect.
For a more lasting finish, apply Clarks Cream Polish in a circular motion with a dry rag and allow to dry for 30 minutes.
For lasting protection on lightly worn boots, spray Clarks Water and Stain Protector to the full exterior of the leather.
For lasting protection on more heavily worn and cracking shoes, use Clarks Weather Guard. Heat the product up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit and apply with a rag.
Please note that the Clarks shoe care products shown in the video are designed for leather ONLY.



Long-Term Care

Remember to purchase the Shoe Care Kit by Triangle on the Clarks website for long-lasting leather boots that look great, or visit your local Clarks store for Clarks Oiled Leather Sponge, Clarks Water and Stain Protector, and Clarks Weather Guard to preserve your leather boots' luster and to prevent future damage.

Say good-bye to dull and worn out looking boots, and hello to fantastic looking leather!

General Care Polishing and Restoration