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Effax Leather Balsam

Schweizer-Effax GmbH - Item #20820
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Extends the “lifespan” of your leather with this beloved product!

Contains: care additives such as bees' wax, lanolin, avocado oil

Made in Germany


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  • Unique combination of lanolin and caring oils improves the durability and reliability of the leather equipment
  • Bee's wax provides a moisture-repellent effect and leaves the leather with a brilliant shine as well as giving the product a uniquely special smell.


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    Effax Leather Balsam is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 119.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy to put on! I used this on my tall boots and it shined them up nicely and brought them back to life. Absolutely love this product! Super easy to apply, I just used a soft towel and rubbed it into my boots.
    Date published: 2019-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best I only use this on my saddle. It’s a great product
    Date published: 2019-08-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works beautifully! I'm super bad about Cleaning my tack because I have sooo much... Spent 17 hours on a rainy day cleaning 4 saddles, 6 pairs of boots and a huge tote full of bridles and everything came out so soft! It took half of the large size but it worked beautifully!
    Date published: 2019-05-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the softness it adds to my leather I have really loved how the Effax Leather Balsam has added softness and flexibility back to my tack. I clean my tack regularly and began added this after I clean, and together it has brought my tack back to that nice new feeling (yet softer!). I will buy this again.
    Date published: 2018-10-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Effax makes the best cleaning and conditioning products ever. Not only does it smell lovely, but it leave tack buttery soft without leaving any gross residue. I’m an Effax user for life!
    Date published: 2018-10-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great! I've been using this conditioner for close to 10 years. It works great and doesn't leave your tack greasy.
    Date published: 2018-09-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best The best leather cream ever. Love the smell, love the feel. Be sure to buff after it dries or it can get tacky. ( sometimes a good thing)
    Date published: 2018-07-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Love this product. Keeps tack supple and no stickiness. Recommend highly.
    Date published: 2018-06-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product for leather care. I love this stuff. I was given a sample just over a year ago. A little goes a long way! I have used it on saddles, purses, shoes just about everything. It works really well and smells great. I picked up a used (and tired) Stubben at a consignment sale. With a good dose of this Effax, that Stubben has been restored and has become my favorite saddle. This is easy enough to use that I was able to literally put a final polish on my daughters boots as I walked and she rode to the show ring. A great product.
    Date published: 2018-06-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful conditioner Love this conditioner for my saddle, bridle, halters, boots, etc. Smells wonderful, makes my hands soft, and makes my tack feel amazing.
    Date published: 2018-06-01
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