If you only feel like skimming, please scroll down to my questions. Okay okay.. I know this thread has probably been done twenty times this year, but I did some research and wanted to make sure I'm on the right track before I plunked down a chunk of change. These will be my first shoe care products. After reading through Rider's post (multiple times) on how to take care of shoes I've decided to purchase an assortment of creams / waxes in addition to shoe brushes & conditioners. Below is a link to this original post. If any of you newer member's are lost concerning the proper shoe cleaning process, I highly recommend you read his post. Thanks for that Rider. http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...ight=Shoe+care Now on to my question.. Here is what I'm considering purchasing from Saphir Creams Black Mahogany Light Brown Brown Waxes Black Mahogany Light Brown Brown Brushes Three - one for brown, one for black and one for mahogany Cleaners / Conditions Can't seem to find one on here! Link to the website http://www.francos.com/items/index.a...1&venID=119042 Questions 1) Do you think I should include neutral wax / cream? What is the benefit of using neutral? 2) Is mahogany a good choice for shoes that are reddish brown? 3) Does Saphir sell cleaners / conditioners for "normal" dress shoes? All I could find on Franco's website are ones for Reptile / Cordovan. If they don't, is there another brand you would recommend? 4) Do I need a different brush for mahogany / brown? 5) Does Franco offer a Styleforum discount? 6) Am I making a good choice by selection this brand? 7) Do they sell anything to fix water damage on shoes? This question might be most important. To anyone who takes the time to respond, thank you very much.