Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
On store shelves, you can find a lot of names of shoe products: creams, gels, sprays, cream paints and many others. How to choose the right shoe polish and not get lost among the thousands of items on store shelves? The advice of our experts will help you with this.
- Recommendations for choosing shoe polish
- Rating of the best shoe polish
- COLLONIL 1909 Leather cream tube
- Famaco Creme Deliate Incolore
- SALAMANDER Professional Balsam
- Bama 3 in 1
- Saphire Crème Surfine
- Solitaire Brillant Gel
- Tarrago Shoe Cream Neutral
- Salamander Wetter Schutz
Recommendations for choosing shoe polish
- Even new shoes need protection the first time they go out. In this case, you should choose colorless, transparent or neutral options for the funds, since there is still no need for coloring pigments.
- For fashionable summer shoes, it is best to use a light, water-based liquid cream. They do not contain solvents, silicone or alcohol, which contributes to more delicate care.
- Warm winter shoes require a thick protective cream made from organic waxes and fats to create a dense protective layer that prevents moisture and dirt from entering.
- For suede shoes, only products are used in the form of sprays or bottles with a liquid emulsion with an applicator. They help protect the nubuck from cracking, discoloration and warping.
- For lacquered shoes, special creams are sold with the markings Lack, Polish, Vernis rife. They contain oils, beeswax, which soften and give a long-lasting gloss.
We bring to your attention 8 names of the best shoe creams, collected in our expert rating based on feedback and professional advice.
Rating of the best shoe polish
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best shoe polish||1||COLLONIL 1909 Leather cream tube||967 RUB|
|2||Famaco Creme Deliate Incolore||720 RUB|
|3||SALAMANDER Professional Balsam||RUB 515|
|4||Bama 3 in 1||RUB 590|
|5||Saphire Crème Surfine||432 RUB|
|6||Solitaire Brillant Gel||RUB 636|
|7||Tarrago Shoe Cream Neutral||234 RUB|
|8||Salamander Wetter Schutz||109 RUB|
COLLONIL 1909 Leather cream tube
De Luxe shoe polish from Collonil laboratory opens our today's rating. The product is specially designed for the care of exclusive delicate smooth skin. A distinctive feature of the Collonil brand is the presence of natural ingredients in the products, such as aloe vera, jojoba oil, lanolin, various waxes (Japanese, carnauba, bee, candelilla). Such a composition protects leather products from aggressive external factors and allows them to breathe, thereby increasing the service life of the product.
Oils and nutrients penetrate deeply into the material, softening and providing immunity to dirt, oil, water, grease. Air permeability is ensured by such components as fluorine and silicon. The product is sold in 75 ml soft tubes. The average price is 1000 rubles. The product is certified.
- De Luhe high-class cosmetics;
- The composition contains natural ingredients;
- The product cares for and restores;
- Contains components for softer cleaning of shoes;
- Provides sparkling shine and pleasant aroma;
- Suitable for shoes of different shades.
- High price.
Famaco Creme Deliate Incolore
A shoe polish with a balsam texture, created to deeply nourish leather goods, was placed by our experts on the second foot of the rating. CREME DELICATE FAMACO delicately cares for leather shoes and gently removes traces of dirt, softens and renews their dull appearance, giving shine and restoring the previous shade.
Famaco Creme Deliate Incolore is suitable for all shoe colors, as it does not contain pigments. Roughly comparable to a hand lotion, it moisturizes, nourishes, softens, regenerates and cleanses the skin. Another feature of the delicate cream from the Famaco brand is that it is able to dissolve pigments, evenly distributing them over the surface, so that the color becomes more uniform immediately after use. Manufacturer: France. Cost – from 500 rubles.
- Gentle cleansing and restoration of the material;
- Easy and simple application;
- Prolonged effect;
- Gives lost softness and shine;
- Suitable for all shades.
- Not easy to find on sale.
SALAMANDER Professional Balsam
SALAMANDER Professional Balsam Moisturizing and Gently Cleansing Milk for Gentle Skin Care from SALAMANDER Professional Balsam is ranked third in our ranking. Aloe Vera extract deeply penetrates and nourishes the skin, preventing it from drying out. After using Professional Balsam, the footwear acquires a noble natural shine. It can also be used for bags, jackets, furniture and other leather products. The composition contains natural elements – lanolin, aloe vera, thickener, wax, perfume. Manufacturer: Germany. The average cost is 500 rubles.
- High quality and relatively inexpensive;
- Nourishes, cleanses and cares for;
- Prolongs service life for a long time;
- Suitable for any leather goods.
- The composition contains silicone.
Bama 3 in 1
We placed the cream for smooth skin from the German manufacturer Bama on the fourth position of the rating. The product is suitable for shoes made of natural and artificial leather. Thanks to the '3 in 1' effect, it cares, nourishes, renews the color and creates a water-repellent effect. Also Bama 3in1 provides a soft gloss effect and, most importantly, does not require additional polishing. The line is presented in three colors – black, brown and colorless, which is suitable for any shade of shoes. Manufacturer: Germany. Cost – from 400 rubles.
- Provides a 3 in 1 effect;
- Has water-repellent properties;
- Gives shine and does not require polishing.
- Not found.
Saphire Crème Surfine
Moisturizing Saphir Creme Surfine ranks fifth in our ranking. The product is 32% natural beeswax and is designed to nourish, soften and restore natural skin. The product also contains mineral wax, diluted with solvents, which protects shoes from moisture, rain and snow. Due to the presence of high quality pigments, the cream renews the color of the shoes without staining the clothes. Glass jar with Twist Off lid extends product shelf life by up to 10 years. More than 20 shades of Saphir Creme Surfine can be found on sale. Manufacturer: France. The average cost is 500 rubles.
- Based on natural wax;
- Nourishes and enhances shabby color;
- Protects against the negative effects of moisture;
- The term of use is up to 10 years;
- Large palette of colors;
- Shades can be mixed with each other.
- Contains solvents.
Solitaire Brillant Gel
Solitaire Brillant Gel for smooth skin becomes the sixth position in the Expertology rating. The gel penetrates the shoe, but allows it to 'breathe'. It has a pleasant scent, intensely nourishes smooth and especially shiny skin, due to the presence of natural beeswax in the composition. Does not contain solvents or other substances that cause skin cracking. The composition also includes carnauba wax, impregnating agents and color activators. Manufacturer: Germany. Cost – from 600 rubles.
- Natural wax in the composition;
- Refreshes the color;
- Does not contain solvents;
- The colorless gel is suitable for all shoe colors.
- Not found.
Tarrago Shoe Cream Neutral
We ranked the cream from the Tarrago brand in seventh place in our rating. The product protects the surface of the shoe, gives a long-lasting shine. Beeswax nourishes and provides a prolonged protection effect. The cream is intended for natural smooth leather and synthetic materials. The natural shade is suitable for all shades of shoes, it refreshes the color and evens the tone, activating its original sound. Manufacturer: Spain. Cost: from 400 rubles.
- Protects from moisture;
- Provides rich shine;
- Activates the original color;
- Contains natural beeswax.
- Doesn't deal with defects;
- Not suitable for other products.
Salamander Wetter Schutz
Budget shoe polish Wetter Schutz closes our today's rating. The product is designed taking into account the peculiarities of natural leather and allows you to extend the life of the products and keep their original appearance.
Cream from TM Salamander renews the color, paints over scuffs, cracks and scratches, making them practically invisible against the general background. Natural wax penetrates the skin, repairs and protects against cracks and creases. After using the cream, the shoes remain soft and elastic. Manufacturer: Germany. Price: from 200 rubles.
- Well absorbed and leaves no residue;
- Gives a rich shade;
- Protects against moisture and dirt;
- Gives a natural shine;
- Suitable for shoes and other products.
- It is difficult to find the right shade;
- May leave streaks.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.