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Why choose Obenauf's?

• Obenauf’s are true natural preservatives. No harmful softeners nor sealers that damage leather.

• Their Beeswax/Propolis Suspension Formula provides a time release lubrication of natural oils over an extended period of time.

• Propolis is an anti-bacterial tree resin, collected by honeybees to waterproof and disinfect their hives. It provides a natural barrier against chemicals (salt & body acids), mold, mildew and bacteria.

• Combined with Beeswax, Propolis will repel water better and longer than other water repellants.

• Obenauf’s continually receives highest ratings in extensive field tests by outdoorsmen and outfitters.

What are the Benefits of Proper Leather Care?

Service Life—extending service life of any leather item with a true preservative is an investment in that item.

Comfort—Leather items are more comfortable when they are restored naturally, waterproofed, and remain flexible.

Durability—Leather is resilient, provided it is protected against sweat (salt & body acids), chemicals, cracking, scuffing & abrasion, dry rot.

Economical—Your greatest benefit is when you maximize your investment by extending its service life.

Ease the ‘Break-In’ Time—Treat boots right out of the box to reduce or eliminate the break-in period give them protection from the start.

The Leather Research Laboratory rated Obenauf’s #1 Overall in 9 different comparative tests with other products.

o Resistance to perspiration
o Dynamic water penetration
o Static water penetration
o Scuffing and abrasion
o Premature cracking
o Stitch tear
o Mold and mildew
o Parching due to heat