5 Stars By Casey B on 2016-04-01
Restored heavily faded leather furniture!
This product is amazing!! I've tried different leather cleaners and conditioners to try to restore my faded and cracked leather loveseat chair, but nothing worked. I was ready to just donate them to charity, but decided to try one last attempt to fix them up. I'm so glad I found this re-coloring balm!
5 Stars By Carrie E. Obermayer on 2015-08-14
5 Stars By Vintage SciFi Fan on 2017-04-23
Fantastic stuff. 5 stars is not high enough
Fantastic stuff. 5 stars is not high enough. I had great results refinishing an old leather purse that had cracked leather from years of use. I also changed the color of another purse also with great results. Used a micro fiber cloth to apply and buff. No application marks, streaks or rub off after applying their protector cream. I also got the leather care kit with a cleaner and protector cream. The key is to use on real leather, clean it then let dry before applying the balm. Then buff thoroughly and apply protector.
2 Stars By Alphonse Greybeard on 2017-02-12
Although the worn leather on a green recliner did absorb water, as directed by the maker's of this dye, I had to apply 4 coats of the dye, after a cleaning with their detergent, to get even a moderate improvement. I find the effect shown on their video to be wildly optimistic and the two products I used - cleaner and dye - are hardly inexpensive! I don't know if other products work better, but I don't think much of this one!
4 Stars By Pete on 2017-08-29
Great for minor damage, might work for severe damage
I purchased a red recoloring solution for a dark red/on blood furniture set. The furniture had a variety of damage, from minor nicks and scratches to large patches of worn leather. The balm did an excellent job of recoloring the minor damage, however, the difference in color really came through in areas of severe wear. In short, if you have severely damaged furniture, you may have better results if you send in for a custom color that matches your furniture perfectly.
There is some minor color loss to clothes and fabric in the first few days after application. The balm does a fair job of reconditioning dry leather, but depending on the degree of wear, you may wish to purchase an additional conditioning solution to soften and restore your leather.
5 Stars By Rungirlhb on 2017-08-20
The sofa was extremely comfortable but having been in direct sunlight for many years
This product just saved me thousands of dollars! We inherited a leather sectional when we bought a second home in the mountains. The sofa was extremely comfortable but having been in direct sunlight for many years, the couch was very faded. Its original color was similar to a bomber jacket which I could see from the undersides and back of the couch. After researching it online, I found this product. Initially I thought it would be too much trouble and I was intimidated. So I bought ZEPs Leather Cleaner and Conditioner to try instead. I tried it on one cushion and the only effect it had was to make it really soft and supple. The color had barely changed. I will, however, use the ZEPs to condition and protect it after I'm done.
So I went back and watched the video for this product and read the reviews. After one application, the color is pretty close to the original which looks distressed like a bomber jacket. The balm is the consistency of heavy night cream and goes on very easily with no streaks. I could probably leave it as is or with a second coat the whole sofa would be a deeper, richer brown which would then take away the distressed look. Unfortunately I only brought one cushion home so I can't finish the project! A good movie and I will finish the whole sectional : Keep posted and I will attach before and after pics later.
5 Stars By Brian D. on 2014-04-27
Work well would recommend. Added new life to a very worn out love seat. Great product. Did couch love seat and used less than half the jar
5 Stars By Lancer on 2017-07-05
Product performs well
This product surprised me on how well it performed. I wasn't sure if it would really make a difference or not, but it worked incredibly well. We have a beige leather couch that is about 12 years old and we also have three boys and dogs. The couch is showing some wear. It restored it back to almost full color with just a few little scrapes showing. It also adds a nice mild shine which gives it a newer look. I would highly recommend this product!
5 Stars By Amanda on 2015-06-19
Wow!!! I can't believe how well this worked! Our couches were starting to look a bit shabby in the spots most commonly used. This product literally made them look new again.
I just slathered the balm on, waited about 15 minutes and wiped it off. Presto! New couches. It covered all the little scratches, the patches that were fade and even made it soft and smooth again. I feel like I saved over $1000 on new furniture.
I did do the water test before ordering to make sure my couches were absorbant. Apparently, this stuff won't work if there is a coating on the leather.
Also, there were a few spots that needed a second coat but I did a full sized couch and love seat with less than half the container.
I will certainly recommend this product to anyone who will listen. 😊
2 Stars By Donna Van Evera on 2017-04-05
Didn't work for me
I was disappointed as the product did not live up to it's claim. Although I felt the leather on my two, dark brown leather recliners, it did nothing to improve the faded areas, the product is dark brown, but went on almost as if it were clear. Sent it back.