It is true that over time, varnishes lose their shine and start to crack.
The trick is to polish your shoes with a halved onion.
How to do
1. Cut an onion in half.
2. Pass the cut side over the patent leather shoe.
3. Rub well all over.
4. Do the same with the second onion half on the other shoe.
5. Let your pair of shoes dry.
6. Polish the shoes with a clean, soft cloth.
And There you go ! Your patent shoes are now back to their original shine 🙂
Easy, fast and economical, right?
You now know how to re-leather your shoes.
And you don’t even have to buy leather balm!
Thanks to this treatment, no more cracked leather!
This trick works for care for all patent leathers…
Especially for shoes, handbags or even jackets.
Patent leather is very delicate to maintain.
If it is not fed enough, it cracks or becomes quite dull.
If there are traces on your shoes, a little glycerine soap go them cleanse and nourish leather at the same time.
Milk can also help nourish the leather. Check out the trick here.
Be careful, do not wax patent leather, this will only reinforce the loss of shine.
Have you tried this grandmother’s trick to make patent leather shine? Let us know in the comments if it worked for you. We can’t wait to read you!
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