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All Natural, Non-Toxic, Shoe Polish

Discussion in '2011-2017 Classic Menswear' started by glenjay, Feb 16, 2013.

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  1. Kaufebeen

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    I got my polish sent half the globe to me in Singapore, which I promptly used on my dress shoes yesterday morning.

    I have to say this stuff smells GOOD! So much that it almost smells edible. I guess it also helps that one knows he could be staining his finger with an all natural product instead of one that contains turpentine.

    The cleaner/conditioner has a soft 'chewy' kind of texture and spreads easily while the high shine paste is the opposite, resembling hard candlewax (which works well if you just want to scoop up just a tiny bit for a thin coat). The creams are great and gives sufficient shine for a shoe cream.

    In all I would say that I am very satisfied with the products and am already looking at purchasing other colors. My only little gripe is that the cleaner and high shine bottles arrived oily, and the wordings on the label eroded once I triednto clean it with some soap. Perhaps a bottle with a tighter screw on lid can be considered?
     


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    Thank you for the review. I'm very happy you like the polish.

    I will look into the lid issue.
     


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    Just got some new Carminas in a little while ago and updated my shoe polish to suit the colors.

    Here's the specific Carminas I got. You can see they're not quite burgundy, but they're pretty close. I think it's a seriously gorgeous color.




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    Comparison while applying.

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    Finished product. One application of GlenKaren Burgundy Paste Polish and three coats of GlenKaren High Shine Paste.



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    Closer look.

    Still learning how to use the polish so I think it could look a lit better. But this is pretty good looking.
     


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    glenjay Senior member

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    As a benefit to members of the StyleForum I am going to include a free jar of High Shine Paste Polish with every order I receive for any GlenKaren product, from now (6/11/2013) through Father's Day (6/16/2013).

    If you order through the GlenKareCare web site be sure to PM me here so that you get your free jar of High Shine Paste Polish included in the order. You can also PM me if you have any questions.

    Thank you for your support, and Happy Father's Day.

    Available Colors:

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    No back to school sale?

    ;-)
     


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    1. The business is doing ok, but I am not going to put Saphir out of business anytime soon.

    2. GlenKaren polish can be used with most leathers other than suede, patent leather and low end bookbinder leather.

    3. Yes there are a few companies that make all natural shoe polish, but I believe GlenKaren is the best. The shoe polish is edible, but I wouldn't recommend it because the orange oil is pretty acidic (like eating an orange peel). The shoe polish is not classified as a food product (unless you're a shoe).

    -Glen
     


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    This made me push air out of my nose and smile.
     
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    I like this. I'm going to adopt TMMPAOOMNAS instead of LOL.
     


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    Would like to order a burgundy for my White's boots. Any deals/offers going on for October?
     


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    Sorry, I don't have any plans for offering a deal any time soon. But, I think you will be pleased with the polish even at $19.95.
     


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    Hi Glen.
    Are you not offering International shipping ???
     


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    I would very much like to, but in small quantities the cost of shipping becomes such a high percentage of the overall cost it just isn't fair to the customer.

    It would be great to have some distributors internationally, but until then I will avoid shipping small orders (less than 4 jars) internationally. For larger orders please feel free to contact me directly.
     


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    will definitely this a try when I run out my saphir stuff
     


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