How to condition and waterproof with MooBuzz® All-Natural Leather Protection

June 15, 2016

honeybee approaching old leather work boots "bee fearless" - artistic image

Before you apply MooBuzz® All-Natural Leather Protection…

Make sure your leather is clean and dry.  See our Blog Posts:  “Condition and Waterproof to Make your Leather Boots and Shoes Last Forever” or “Give Your Gloves a Hand.”

Rubbing anything into the grit of dirty leather is just like rubbing your leather with sandpaper.

Not. Good.

how to clean boot graphic Best Practice!
Before applying, remove laces and gently brush dirt & grit from your leather shoes or boots.

Once your leather is dry and free of grit…

Apply MooBuzz® Leather Protection using your hands or a soft cloth.

If you have sensitive skin you may want to use latex or nitrile gloves. In fact, just wearing gloves works great and more MooBuzz® Leather Protection gets directly into your leather instead of being absorbed by your skin or a cloth.

Whether you use your hands, gloves, or a cloth, massage MooBuzz® Leather Protection into the leather using a circular motion. The warmth of your hands and the friction of rubbing will melt the oil and wax mixture and help it move into the leather.

Less is more here:

New boots need waterproofing - apply in circular motion Best Practice!
Massage into your leather using a circular motion.

You are not frosting a cake.

Several thin coats are better than one thick coat.

(We mention this because some of our loved ones treat application like frosting a cake. It just wastes precious MooBuzz® Leather Protection. )

Buzzed.

Allow absorption into the leather for at least 20 minutes.

Wipe off any excess.

Give your leather a final buffing with a clean, soft cloth for a beautiful hand-rubbed look.

Love your leather. Show it off.





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Good Advice

Give Your Gardening Gloves a Hand
Give Your Gardening Gloves a Hand

May 15, 2020

When it’s time to dig into gardening season, it’s time to think about protecting those pruners. The ones attached to your arms. We’re talking about your hands!

View full article →

Peg Larabell working in her old shop - movie still
A look back on retiring from shoe repair

April 15, 2019

“You’re retired?” Even though I retired from repair, I’m still really busy. I'm the cobbler behind MooBuzz® All-Natural Leather Protection.

View full article →

Why do my boots look white & hazy?
Why do my boots look white & hazy?

October 24, 2017

Not all funky stuff on the surface of your boots is mold and mildew. We'll help you know what you’re dealing with so you know how to handle it.

View full article →

Sign Up Today!

We send monthly leather protection tips, and sometimes we have sales.
Be the first to know!