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Once the shoes are cleaned with Routine 1 - Cleaning & preparation and optionally polished as part of Routine 2 - Applying a shoe cream, you can create a superb, shiny finish by mixing Saphir Pate de Luxe Wax Shoe Polish with a little water.

This unique shine will protect your shoes against aggressive elements such as water, snow, dust and dirt…

Step 1 - Preparation

Cotton stip for polishing

Choose the Saphir Pate de Luxe Wax Shoe Polish specially

formulated to match the colour of your shoes. Put a little water into a small dish.

Lightly coat a cotton strip with some Saphir Pate de Luxe Wax Shoe Polish.

Step 2 - Shining

Applying wax polishWax polish on cotton strip

Apply Saphir Pate de Luxe Wax Shoe Polish with a polish cloth.

Shoe polishing movements

Apply the Saphir Pate de Luxe Wax Shoe Polish onto the leather using small circular movements, paying close attention to the hard areas where the leather has stiffened (such as toes and heels). Take extra care using a light, soft motion on the surface.

Starting on brillian shine

The next stage is to achieve a brilliant, unique shine.

 Getting the mirror shine

Step 3 - Finishing

Before the mirror shine After mirror shine

To avoid scratching the surface and spoiling the results, leave the leather to dry for 30 minutes without brushing. Finally, gently buff with a polishing cloth (such as Saphir Cotton Chamois Cloth).

Step 4 - Next steps (optional)

After you have successfully applied the waxes to provide a high gloss shine you may wish to consider protection options with Routine 5 - Protecting your shoes.

Recommended Products

1) Saphir Pate de Luxe Wax Shoe Polish 50ml or Saphir Pate de Luxe Wax Shoe Polish 100ml or Saphir Mirror Gloss


2) Saphir Cotton Chamois Cloth