Stage One: Cleaning

Stage One: Cleaning

1.) Using a horsehair brush, gently brush away loose dirt and foreign matter.

Stage One: Cleaning

Stage One: Cleaning

2.) Wipe remaining dirt/mud off with a damp cloth.

Stage One: Cleaning

Stage One: Cleaning

3.) Next using Artisan’s Son Natural Leather Soap, work soap into a rich soapy lather and gently clean surface of the leather. Wipe clean with a damp cloth. Let leather dry naturally.

Tip: 101

Tip: 101

Rinse your brush and rag regularly with clean water.

Stage Two: Hydrating

Stage Two: Hydrating

4.) Now that your leather is clean and dry, it is time to replace lost oil from your leather.

Stage Two: Hydrating

Stage Two: Hydrating

5.) Using a lint free cloth add a small amount of Artisan’s Son Heritage Oil to the cloth. Then wipe the leather over with the oiled cloth. The leather will darken, however this isn’t a bad thing and your leathers will lighten over time.

Stage Two: Hydrating

Stage Two: Hydrating

6.) Repeat oiled wipes over leather until a uniform colour is achieved.

Stage Three: Protecting/WaterProofing

Stage Three: Protecting/WaterProofing

7.) The final stage to your leather care should be to seal and protect the essential oils in and repel the dirt and water from your leathers.

Stage Three: Protecting/WaterProofing

Stage Three: Protecting/WaterProofing

8.) Using an applicator pad or your hands, work Artisan’s Son Leather Conditioner into the leather using circular motions.

Stage Three: Protecting/WaterProofing

Stage Three: Protecting/WaterProofing

9.) Let sit and then buff off excess with a large horsehair brush.

Stage Four: Storing

Stage Four: Storing

10.) Ensuring your leather is dry is critical, as moisture can cause serious damage to stored leather. Air dry naturally, before storing away. Never store in plastic bags/tubs, as leather needs to breathe. Store away from direct heat sources and direct sunlight.