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Effax Leather Balsam

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Why We Love This

Extends the “lifespan” of your leather with this beloved product!

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

Made in Germany

Favorite Features

  • 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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What Customers Say:
Effax Leather Balsam is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 138.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MAGIC!!!! I bought this in California when the lady at the tack shop recommended it. Soooo glad we let her talk us into buying this! I bought my saddle used, but the lady had probably only ridden in it like 10 times. Everything was super stiff and it hasn't really changed with other oils. I recently started looking around trying to find something to soften it up with. The saddle is also super slippery, probably because of the newness. Well, I used this and conditioned the crap out of it, and I have a new saddle that I love! It smells very nice, exactly like beeswax/honey, and it applies very nicely. If you put a big glob on and rub it in, then set it out in the sun to dry for a bit, it comes out incredible! Then I started using it on everything; stirrup leathers, bridles, boots, everything! It works the same on whatever you put it on!! I will definitely be buying this again when I run out. Definitely get the bigger size... its totally worth it in the long run. I haven't seen the smaller size to compare, but the large will last 1-2 riders for months.
Date published: 2021-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Leather loves it This stuff is fantastic. I use it weekly or so on my tack and what a difference it makes! I've been using it for a little under 5 months, and have noticed that not only does the leather look and feel wonderful right after applying it, it stays that way longer in between applications. My saddle, which I purchased used and needed some love, looks and feels like a completely different saddle (in a good way). The jar is easily going to last me at least a year.
Date published: 2021-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Effax Leder-Basalm is the best! This is a great conditioner for all leather. Not greasy, even on a calf or buffalo saddle. With a couple applications will take a dried, crusty halter back to being beautiful and supple... great to maintain leather turnout halters, bridles, your expensive saddle... It's an all around great product that last forever because you don't need very much!
Date published: 2021-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy to use, nice conditioning treatment This balsam is soft and easy to apply all over my saddle. The leather looked smooth and restored from a bit of dust and dryness (normal use). I liked it. Smelled bit like the sweetness of pipe tobacco, actually kind of nice faint aroma in my tack shed!
Date published: 2021-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only leather conditioner I’ll ever use I have been using this forever and it keeps my tack so soft and nice!
Date published: 2021-01-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Effax Leather Balsam I purchased this leather conditioner to use in the winter time. I keep it at the barn and because the tack room is cold most other conditioners become too solid to use without warming them up first. Effax stays soft and easy to apply. It does a great job of keeping leather pliable. I use a paper towel to apply it. Can't use a sponge because it's almost impossible to rinse it out without using soap.
Date published: 2021-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the feeling Great consistency, does not leave a sticky residue.
Date published: 2021-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything I needed at an affordable price! I bought this product for students to utilize after cleaning lesson tack. The high quality balm at an economical price point can’t be beat! Will definitely be getting again.
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome, strong smell This is the first leather product I’ve used that I feel really absorbs into and conditions the leather. I use it on my field boots and my new saddle to help break it in. A little goes a surprisingly long way. I really like this product. The only thing is the smell is quite strong, but not unpleasant. My new saddle smells like this product instead of leather now, and my hands smell like it for a day after using it. Would give it 4 stars because of the strength of the smell, but I like the product so much I still give it 5 stars.
Date published: 2020-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best cleaner! This cleans and conditions my tack really well. It smells good as well and no gross residue is left behind
Date published: 2020-03-11
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SmartPaker Olivia says this leather cleaner is the best thing to ever happen to her leather despite being really picky when it comes to her tack.

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