First off you'll need to remove the laces from your boots. After doing so take a large face brush to the boots to remove all of the dirt and debris from any cracks and crevices within the boots.
Next use a clean rag to polish boots with a leather cleaner. The one I use is clear and works as a nice prep for the black polish. Rub gently over the entire boot.
Now time for the polish/ cream. Make sure to get one specific to the color boots you have. I chose to get redwing products since I have redwing boots but that's just me. Polish in a circular motion.
This will provide a nice clean matte finish to the leather. To add a shine just take the large face brush and gently make swift brushes across the leather and you will see the shine forming.
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