Our aim was to produce the very best beeswax leather balsam we could. We started with natural organically-produced and humanely-harvested beeswax from Buckfast Abbey that is triple-filtered and added to it the finest natural ingredients we possibly could.
Cosmetic-grade lanolin (wool wax) for its excellent emollient properties. It replicates the natural lubrication of animal skin, softening leather, preventing it from drying and allowing the fibres to move smoothly across each other and so reduces abrasive wear. It is both water-retaining and repellent.
T1-grade natural carnauba wax known as the 'queen of waxes' because it is the hardest of all the natural waxes. It provides a crystal-clear, hard-wearing, non-greasy waterproof finish that allows the natural colour of the leather to shine through while locking-in the softening oils and emollients.
Over time the natural tanning oils evaporate out of the hide. The smell of leather comes from these oils. If not replaced, leather will eventually dry out completely and become brittle and crack. We add sweet almond and coconut oils as a pleasant-smelling top-up to the lubricating tanning oils.
Cocoa butter is a natural emollient with great stability. This quality, coupled with natural antioxidants, Its velvety texture, pleasant fragrance and emollient properties have made it a popular ingredient in soaps and lotions.
This product is NOT suitable for use on suede or nubuck leather.
We are proud of the efforts we have made to minimise the impact our business has on the environment:
I've been using the Gilboy's leather balsam on an gun bag that has seen its fair share of wear and tear. The balsam was so easy to apply and has completely re-hydrated the leather. Will most certainly be purchasing some more.
The wax seemed rather solid to apply but the end result was worth it, my boots look like new, I'm very pleased with the product.
My husband and I are so pleased with the results of using Gilboy’s leather balsam. We have used it on all our leather furniture and my small leather handbag which previously was looking very lacklustre and the results were tremendous! My husband also used it on our car seats, again with great results. We’re so pleased we got to know about your products (we also recently purchased their furniture restoring kit & were so impressed with the results).
Thank you Gilboy’s.
it is working on my 7 years old sofa perfectly shines as new.
Does what it says nourishes abd re hydrated old leather - I tried it on a leather chair and really did the trick nice one
Loved how the package arrived so nicely set up inside with instruction booklet and all. Handwritten note and small touches made the difference in addition to this being a product that really works as well. 5 stars for sure
I am a fan and regular user of Gilboys wax polishes so was delighted to see the addition of a leather balsam and was confident it would be a quality product - I was not disappointed- I used the polish on my vintage Mulberry handbag with fantastic results (much better than with the product Mulberry recommend) the balsam feeds and polishes the leather without any greasy residue - it has revived the colour and blended scuffs and marks in a natural way bringing back the depth and richness of the leather - Fantastic product and service as usual from Gilboys!
Really pleased with the results on both a pair of boots and one of my wife’s handbags. They look and feel nourished but natural. Fantastic.
You do not need a lot of this balsam on the sponge as it goes a long way. Then after it polishes to leave a really nice sheen. Great product to revitalize older and worn leather.
I got myself a desk, its got a green colour leather inlay, its not been cared for to well what with burns scratches and little faces yes its ink its not coming off, but still it looks so much better with a clean using Natural Beeswax Leather Conditioner Balsam from the Gilboy's. love the Gilboys, used it on my leather bags my granddaughter used it on her Dr Martins, now all a need to know is do you do a bigger pot of your leather balsam well I wont run out of it then will I with love and many thanks Jackie