This step by step guide will give you the perfect shine.

Step 1

Start on the right footGet ready to shine! If your shoes have laces, remove them. Then, stuff the interior of each shoe with shoe trees, paper, or fabric. This will help them keep their shape while you polish. You may also want to lay some newspaper or a cleaning rag over your work surface, to make clean-up easier.

Step 2

Cleanse your soleNext, use a Red Moose Horsehair brush to gently remove any dust or debris from the surface of your shoes. It is important to have a smooth, clean surface before applying polish.

Step 3

Put on the ritzHere comes the best part! Add a pea-sized amount of Red Moose Boot and Shoe Cream Polish to your cloth or brush. This rich-textured polish will nourish the leather of your shoes and efficiently whisk away water to prevent damage. Gently rub the polish across the exterior surface of your shoe, paying particular attention to the toe and heel areas, where shoes tend to get the most wear. You can also use a cotton swab or small brush to target hard-to-reach areas.

Step 4

Take a step backAllow the polish to completely dry, about 10 minutes so the polish can absorb into the leather, restoring it's supple texture.

Step 5

Buff your wayFinishing touches make all the difference! Restore your shoe’s natural luster by buffing the entire surface with your Red Moose Horsehair Brush. Use quick, side-to-side movements for optimal shine.

Step 6

Make it shine!Use a Red Moose Microfiber cloth to wipe off any excess polish to complete the restorative process.

Step 7

Click your heelsRemove the stuffing or shoetree from your shoes, re-lace if necessary and get ready to take on the world in your newly polished shoes.

Brush up on proper shoe care

A little maintenance and your shoes will continue to look like they did on the day you bought them. Get educated.

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