Deep cleaning guide

Smooth leather

Deep cleaning guide


Step 1

Remove the laces

Remove laces and insert suitable wooden SHOETREES in your shoes

Step 2

Brush the leather

First remove any surface dirt or dust, using a HORSE HAIR brush with Sipo wood handle.
Gently rub the leather, paying particular attention to the folds and welt areas of the sole.

Step 3

Clean the leather

Apply RENO CLEANER with the COTTON CLOTH  Don’t forget to change the area of the cloth when it gets dirty.


To remove all dirt, stains and wax buildup
To cleanse the leather pores in depth

To remove all silicones and resins very often present in other shoe care brand products. RENO CLEANER exposes the leather dermis to allow.

Saphir Médaille d’Or’s pastes and creams to deeply penetrate and nourish the leather. The RENO CLEANER for new shoes or shoes which are not dirty.

Step 4

Prepare the leather



RENOVATEUR CREME  gently cleanses, hydrates and nourishes the leather so the polish is more readily absorbed. This cream dilates the leather pores so as to increase the absorption of CREME 1925.

Step 5

Shoe care (the most important part)

Apply CREME 1925, specially formulated to enhance and give a long life to your shoes using the SPREADING BRUSH . Carefully dip the tip of the brush in CREME 1925

How should CREME 1925 be applied?

Start by applying the cream to the sides of the shoes (on the welt seams to maximise the seal) using a back-and-forth motion, pressing lightly and paying particular attention to the folds. Leave to dry for a few minutes. Apply CREME 1925 between the edge of shoes and the sole. Use the SPREADING BRUSH to assist.

Why use CREME 1925?

This exclusive formulation will clean, nourish, recolour, shine and protect.

Step 6


Brush with a POLISHING BRUSH made of a Sipo wood and natural silk hair. It will enhance the natural wax shine from the CREME 1925. Use a black hair polishing brush for black shoes.

Step 7

The final touch

Buff the leather with a COTTON CHAMOIS CLOTH to enhance the shine and remove any excess cream.

Do you need to use SUPER INVULNER?

Save for exposure to extreme weather, a waterproofer is not necessary because the high concentration of natural waxes provides ample protection to the leather.