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Hydrophane Darkening Oil

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A unique dual-action formula that first penetrates new leather and progressively darkens light colored leather, and, secondly, the unique oil formulation helps protect new leather and ensure that mud and sweat can be removed with cold water. 16.9 oz 

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    Hydrophane Darkening Oil is rated 4.4483 out of 5 by 29.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well I bought this last month for my Pessoa gen x natural, which was several shades too light for my liking. I applied two thin coats and it has darkened just enough. A little oil goes a long way, and you can keep doing light layers of it to slowly adjust the color.
    Date published: 2016-01-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great I bought a few weeks ago and it does a nice job of darkening my leather
    Date published: 2015-10-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from better than expected just used this on my old tad coffin today to match the seat better to the flaps and to hide some wear and tear. It worked so quickly and beautifully when followed up with the passier saddle conditioner! the saddle looks and feels so much better than ever. I just wish it came in a smaller container. I don't know that I'll ever use more than 1/2 of it.
    Date published: 2015-08-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Got the job done. This product seemed a bit pricey, but based upon other positive reviews, I decided to give it a try. My saddle's seat had some splotchy light patches which I was hoping to even out. It took a few light applications, but I think it did the job well. It is not greasy at all, when applied judiciously. My saddle looks much better now. I used so little out of the can, I probably have a lifetime supply left.
    Date published: 2015-07-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptionally good at darkening leather This product is fantastic at darkening leather that is not coated with anything that prevents the leather from accepting oil. I used this on a Showmark Traditional Hunt Bridle that started out a medium orangish Havana color and was able to achieve a deep, dark Hershey bar chocolate color with several applications. My Toulouse Premia saddle started out as a reddish dark brown and after several applications is also the same color as the bridle. This will not work, however, on any leather that has a coating that prevents it from accepting oil. I love that it's not at all greasy. After several months of use, my saddle leather does lighten up a bit, but after a quick reapplication, I am ready to ride without any slick or oily feeling on the leather. I also use this to darken leather jewelry from medium chocolate to a blackish-brown. Highly recommended!
    Date published: 2015-04-28
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