What are the basics for polishing patent leather shoes?
All you really need to polish a pair of patent leather shoes is a clean cloth and a little special patent leather cleaner. Wipe off dust with the cloth, and then apply a special patent leather cleaning cream. After the cream soaks in, you can use another soft clean cloth to buff your shoes to a nice patina. Tip: Be sure not to use a brush to apply patent leather cream to your shoes. Brushes can damage the shiny outer layer. How can I care for patent leather shoes on a day-to-day basis? Many commercial products have been developed for daily upkeep. After cleaning your patent leather shoes of debris (see above), dab a little product on a cloth and use it per instructions. Useful products are made by Collonil, such as Clean & Care and Stain Remover Spray. You can also shine up your shoes a little with a simple mineral oil treatment. If you put a little mineral oil on a clean lint-free cloth, you can rub out many minor scuffs after a day’s wear. For truly professional care, you can also ap