You will need
  • - glycerin;
  • - castor oil;
  • - linseed oil;
  • - a solution of vinegar;
  • - vaseline;
  • - lard;
  • - kerosene;
  • - paraffin candle:
  • - turpentine.
To soften leather shoes have special patented lotions, sprays, and waxes from well-known manufacturers of means on care of footwear. Also, there are folk ways. To soften shoes, massaging it a little glycerine. It should be left for a few minutes. Subsequently, the product must be carefully polished. This method will not only soften your shoes, but also prolong its service life.
Castor oil is also a great way to soften footwear. To do this, drip it on a cotton swab and carefully wipe them with leather shoes. Another popular method is linseed oil. They need a few times to wipe the joints, thereby softening the shoes, but note that this product is slightly stretched.
If your new shoes "burning" feet, to get rid of this problem will help a three percent solution of vinegar. They need to wipe the product from the inside, and then leave for a few minutes until dry.
If leather shoes are too wet, its not waiting until it has, should be lubricated with vaseline, and only a few hours, you can use the cream to clean and then Polish.
Winter, spring and autumn shoes can be lubricated "national cream - unsalted lard. In the cold this product has excellent softening effect for footwear products and is also protected from moisture.
If it is necessary not only to soften leather shoes, but also to stretch, it should be pre-wet, and then treated with kerosene. After this you need to dry your shoes.
A good way to mitigate the hard backs new shoes is rubbing them with paraffin candle. You can prepare a special ointment to soften, melt in a water bath beeswax and add castor oil and turpentine. It will give Shine and softness, and lustre, and become a barrier to moisture.