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Polishing advice for maintaining the antique look on these new oxblood Strands

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Cayne-Abel, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. Cayne-Abel

    Cayne-Abel Senior member

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    Just got these awesome oxbloox Strands from Allen Edmonds last night:

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    That's them after a generous coat of Saphir Renovateur. Anyway...

    They have a subtle antique finish, which I would like to maintain (and even enhance). I'd also like to keep the color relatively light, as I love the redness of the finish. I also intend to create a mirror shine, once my Saphir cream and wax polishes come in the mail.

    In light of my above goals, what would y'all recommend I do? What color waxes and creams would you recommend I use, and how?

    So, for example, I ordered Saphir mahogany cream, and both neutral and black wax. Do I apply the Mahogany cream to impart some redness, then some black wax to create some antiquing? Something else?
     
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