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Saphir + Crema Nubiana = Wow!

rioni

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I just wanted to post a quick review of Crema Nubiana and Saphir that I purchased from Francos since I'm so impressed with it
I had read a few reviews that said it was "good" but I never imagined it would have made this much of a difference. I had previously been using Lexol with meltonian cream and kiwi wax and really wasn't getting a very good shine... even after applying several coats. Now, just using nubiana and the saphir cream, they have a mirror finish and take about 15 mins to polish two shoes (instead of 30mins+ before). Highly recommended combo if you haven't tried yet.
 

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What is the advantage of using Nubiana with Saphir cream ?
 

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Is this any relation to the Crema Alpina?
 

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advantage? not sure, but it's a great combo. Nubiana conditions and contains wax so it will produce a shine by itself.

Originally Posted by mimile
What is the advantage of using Nubiana with Saphir cream ?
 

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yes, I think I remember reading that it is crema alpina rebranded.
Originally Posted by Concordia
Is this any relation to the Crema Alpina?
 

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Originally Posted by rioni
yes, I think I remember reading that it is crema alpina rebranded.



The packaging is very cool. It also implies to me that there is beeswax in it. No?
 

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I Googled "crema nubiana" to see where I could get it, and this thread was the first link to pop up!
 

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anyone happen to know where to pick up Renoveteur? I see it listed as a good product to use on shell in previous threads but don't see it listed on francos
 

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I ordered Renoveteur from Franco's about a month ago. I think they are waiting for a new shipment.
 

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Originally Posted by rioni
yes, I think I remember reading that it is crema alpina rebranded.



No, Alpina is Nubiana rebranded for Bata (at least in Europe). And it is bees wax based
 

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So what's the routine, use the Creme Nubiana first to condition and then Saphir?
 

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