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HELP - brown polish advice needed

tonup277

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you see how all my browns are varied shades, but they all lean toward darker shades. which kiwi color would you recommend? i'd really prefer not fuss with many different shades, would like to limit it to 2 max if possible - i've read many posts here of mixing various colors on a single shoe in order to get varying nuances...not interested in that.

i've used neutral meltonian creme on my church's (never polished them for over a year), and it came out very nice...just enough shine, but not mirror glossy. however, i realize that kiwi polish (or the like) will ultimately be necessary in order help protect the shoes from scuffing and such.

any reco/advice on a single kiwi shade (or two) that i could use across these 4 pairs?
 

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how bout brown and dark brown?
 

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You have nice shoes. To keep them looking their best, I would urge you to use a cream polish on them in a color that matches or is just a bit lighter than each of the shoes. Use the cream as needed. Then every once in a while use a medium brown kiwi or a dark brown depending upon the shoe.
 

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i'm using meltonian neutral right now...is that ok?
have not used any kiwi yet.
 

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The neutral cream is fine for protection and it gives a nice finish. Cream with a matching or slightly lighter color will fill in any scratches or scuffs.
 

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Neutral can leave a white residue. Light tan is often preferred for that reason-- even with darker browns.

So get light tan and brown (or dark tan or mid tan if you want redder) and you should be set.
 

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thanks all for the good advice.
looks like i'll have to go through some experimentation...hopefully without ruining any shoes!
 

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