FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Does Leather Luster work on all shoes?

     Leather Luster was formulated for leather only. The product has been used on leather upper balance man-made materials, boots and shoes with success. However, you must follow the instructions completely. We have found that many boots and shoes today have water proofing and oil resisting agents on them; therefore, use only very thin coats when applying Leather Luster. You will get the same high gloss shine.

Does the thickness of the leather matter?

     Leather Luster must be able to soak into the material. If the material is thin on the boot or shoe, then you should only apply 2-3 thin coats of Leather Luster. If product has too many coats, the product may start to peel on man-made material boots and shoes. Again we stress that the Leather Luster must be able to soak into the boot or shoe.

How long will Leather Luster last?

     The Leather Luster shine will last six months to a year, if not longer. This varies due to usage.

What do you do if leather article scuffs or appears dull after a while?                         

     Buff leather article with steel wool and apply a coat of Leather Luster.


Leather Luster will not dry?

     Proper cleaning is required when using Leather Luster, re-clean the leather article. Wet Leather Luster will come right off with Leather Luster Pre-cleaner.

Can you blow-dry or use the oven to dry leather article?

     No. Leather Luster needs to soak in and dry naturally. Leather Luster will not guarantee product not to crack or peel if natural drying process is not used.

Can I use alcohol to clean off waxes, oils and dyes?

     No, No other product or cleaner can be used with the cleaning step. You must use Leather Luster Pre-cleaner or General purpose Lacquer thinner to do the proper cleaning.

Will Leather Luster wash out of clothing or carpet?

     No, Leather Luster will not wash out of clothes. Please be sure to check that all articles are completely dry before wearing. Be sure to check all edges. As far as carpet, it usually will not come out of carpet. We have had professionals come in with mixed results.