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Lobb museum colors & shines

tj100

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Originally Posted by theyare
Do the Lobb museum colors lose their "museum-ness" upon shoe shining?
What's the best way to maintain their uniqueness?


If you use colored creme or wax, the museum effect will disappear over time (and probably not much time). If you do your regular maintenance regimen with a neutral/clear creme or polish, the original finish will be retained.
 

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Use neutral cream followed by a lighter colored wax polish.
 

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I've seen others complain that the museum effect is lost after polishing, but I followed binge's advice and after over a year of wear, the finish is still there. Mine are chestnut museum. I use Crema Nubiana and then alternate using medium brown Saphir wax and cream. I am careful not to use too much.
 

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Originally Posted by KObalto
I've seen others complain that the museum effect is lost after polishing, but I followed binge's advice and after over a year of wear, the finish is still there. Mine are chestnut museum. I use Crema Nubiana and then alternate using medium brown Saphir wax and cream. I am careful not to use too much.

What is Binge's advice?


Where are you getting Crema Nubiana
 

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Originally Posted by Xiaogou
What is Binge's advice?
To alternate small amounts of wax and cream.

Where are you getting Crema Nubiana
I'm down to my last 3/4 of a bottle.


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I use colored cream, as recommended by Lobb, followed by neutral wax. Mine have retained their color.
 

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