NikWax Waterproofing Wax for Leather Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather is solvent and harmful VOC (volatile organic compound) free, WaterBased and suitable for all types of smooth leather. Unlike conventional wax it has a dual application method: either sponge on with the applicator provided or rub in with a cloth or with fingers. This brilliant waterproofing wax not only keeps feet dry, but it can be used on either wet or dry leather and once applied, the items treated can be used immediately without waiting for the wax to dry. Its fast-acting, deeply penetrative ingredients add water repellency, reduce water absorption and maintain breathability. It also revives the appearance of leather, maintains its suppleness and even adds to or enhances the shine. Waterproofs, maintains support and breathability. Benefits of using this product - - Adds water repellency - Prolongs life and performance of all smooth leather footwear - Maintains breathability - Ideal for footwear with breathable linings e.g. Gore-Tex - Can be used on wet footwear - Easy to apply. Can be used indoors unlike solvent based sprays - Will not over soften leather - WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous Ideal for All full grain leather footwear (work, fashion, leisure and sports) Safe to use on footwear with breathable membranes e.g. Gore-Tex, SympaTex, eVENT etc Colour - neutral Note: May darken leather. Test on a hidden area first. Waterproofing Wax will convert nubuck to a smooth waxy finish.