Years ago, when I started working with leather I would often use the commercially available polishes on the store shelves, or the proprietary blends found at the leather craft stores. They ended up being pretty costly, but more so, they didn't last very long and contained chemicals that seemed counter intuitive to traditional craft. So I set out to create my own. My first attempt was simply a mix of paraffin wax, harvested from candles and heavy grade mineral oil. It worked, but again, I was...
DIY Leather Cleaner & Conditioner: Simply mix up 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/2 cup white vinegar, and a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil in a clean empty spray bottle and lightly spray your leather surface. See how dry and cracked it is? *Before doing this, I recommend trying it in an inconspicuous place first...just to make sure it is safe for your leather.