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Feeling greasy and can get on your clothin

One of the most asked questions I get is what to put on the leather seats to keep them soft and looking new and how to do it.

What products to use, this is the magic question. There are so many out there. Lexol is one that I do recommend to all my customers, due to the ED Hardy fact that no petroleum solvents or silicone is used. But really theres one thing to keep in mind, as long as it is a conditioner for leather and not tire shine, or vinyl dressing, your good. Leather is like skin, like your hands you wouldn't put tire shine on your hands to make them soft now would you. Leather has microscopic fibers, under a microscope it looks like a mess of rope, that need oils to keep them flexible not brittle. These oils evaporate over time and need to be replaced. Conditioning keeps these fibers soft, allowing them to bend and flex not crack and break.

The product you choose should be one that doesn't contain neats foot oil, lanolin, mink oil or any other lard based ingredient, although these are good conditioners, they will have undesirable effects. The animal based products tiffany jewelry leave your seats feeling greasy and can get on your clothing. So leave the mink oil for the boots. Some people have asked me about saddle soap, well if your trying to soften the leather for tanning, then maybe, but the leather is already tanned, all we are trying to do is replace the oils lost from evaporation not tan the leather. Always remember what you put on the leather stays in the leather.

Conditioning a leather interior of a car is really not rocket science but there is a trick so not to waste your money and effort.

Apply conditioner every 60-90 days depending on the weather in your area, hotter dryer climates need more conditioning. Using a damp microfiber cloth or terry cloth, making it damp keeps to much of the conditioner from soaking into the cloth, or just use your bare hand, it's conditioner. Start by spraying the cloth or your hand with the conditioner, rub the seat in small circular motions. Start at the top and work your way down. Now depending on the vehicle, the face of seat is the only part you will need to condition. Most leather seats are a combination of leather and vinyl, the face is leather and the sides and back are vinyl, usually you can feel the difference, (but if not, BMW, Lexus, Porsche, most of your luxury vehicles, use leather over the entire seat) so heres where the saving money part comes in prom Dresses, you don't have to put it all over the seat, just the face. Now after you have applied the conditioner to the face of the seat, wait..... usually about 20 minutes, about as long as it takes to wash the outside, this gives the oils time to be absorbed by the leather, then buff with a clean dry cloth to remove any excess. Keep the cloth you used to condition with, seal it in a plastic baggy, and use it over and over, conserve the oils still in the rag. Keep it in the glove box for touch ups.

Your done, easy huh?

By replacing the oils lost by the elements your keeping the leather soft and more flexible which can keep your seats from showing wear and can even save you from accidental punctures, the leather will flex and give more easily if its conditioned. So don't forget every 60-90 days condition the leather seats to keep them looking new for years to come.

14.5.10 05:35


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You can use a wet cloth

If you want to stop your cat shedding hairs than try doing these 5 things.

Tips for cat grooming:

1. Brush your Cats Hair every day!

This must be done, cheap lace wigs in order to keep your cat well groomed and to collect any loose cat hairs. Brushing a cats hair is really the only way to get rid of dead hairs and loose hairs that would fall onto your clothes, furniture and floor otherwise.

2. "Mop" Your Cat's Coat.

This means you take a wet cloth or wipe and so to say "mop" your cat's fur.

Because of the wet cloth, a lot of your cats hairs will get stuck to the cloth and not shed onto your floor.

Remember to rinse the cloth out thoroughly before using again on your cat. Do this as many ED Hardy times as necessary until the hairs on the cloth become less.

3. Clean your Cat From the Inside out!

Often, what our pets eat has a big effect on how their health, coat and skin ends up looking.

If you want your cat to be a healthy cat, with soft furr that doesn't shed so much, then make sure your cat eats good cat food that has Omega 3 inside as well as Omega 6 fatty acid.

Omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acid reduces cat hair shedding and soften your cats skin.

I recommend California Natural Cat Food, since it's made with nutritious Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids that help soften skin and reduce excess shedding.

4. Shampoo Your Cat!

Shampooing your cat, makes your cat's coat healthier and washes away any loose cat hairs. Also, the healthier your cats' coat is the less your cat will shed hairs.

You can shampoo your cat while you bath your cat.

5. Bath your cat!

Bath your cat every two or so weeks with a shampoo designed for cats. If your cat hates baths and gives you too much trouble in the tub or sink, you can use a wet cloth, some disposable wipes or water sprays. (Make sure NEVER lace wigs to spray the water INTO your cats face or eyes! Cats hate that.)

Water helps remove loose hair, which can sometimes be missed by the brush or comb.

Take an empty washing basket or plastic container. You don't have to bathe your cat in deep water, even up to your cats knees will do. Then the only thing left to do, is to take a cloth and wring the water onto your cat's back. Be VERY CAREFUL when bathing your cat, the water must NOT be too hot, or too cold or too deep! Go here for tips on bathing your cat.

14.5.10 05:33


So You Want Cowboy Boots?

Originally cowboy boots were designed to perform a specific purpose which was to provide protection to cowboys who wore them while tending to their cattle driving duties. This popular style of footwear was first introduced during the Civil War and got their original design from cavalry boots that soldiers wore. Over the next ten years from the 1870s to the 1880s many of the cowboys working in Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas began to seek bootmakers to alter the cowboy boots they had to make them more specific for their job. This is where the true cowboy boots began with two of the better known makers of that time Hyer Brothers and Justin Boots, which continues to be popular today.

No one has to tell you that you are looking at a cowboy boot when you see one, they have their own unique look with a rounded and pointed toe, high shaft and zero lacing. When these boots first came out they were only made of regular leather but as the cowboys began wanting their boots to be more decorative the boot makers started implementing fancy stitching and using more exotic materials to make them.

Of course, today these boots are far from being made only for cowboys and they can now be purchased in nearly any color you can imagine and in a wide variety of exotic materials such as elephant, alligator, snake, ostrich, buffalo, and elk. Some of the more durable boots sold today are made from shark and stingray skins!

When you are trying on a pair of cowboy boots you have to know that they fit quite a bit differently than other shoes. You should have your foot measured by a shoe salesman, even if you intend to buy your footwear online and you should have this done later in the day. The reason for this is that your feet expand during the day and if you buy boots based on a morning measurement or fitting they will be tight in the morning. Some people have a great deal of difference in each foot as well so be sure to measure both of your feet!

The next consideration you have to think about is what type of toe you want on your boots. As you may well know, the toes on this specialty footwear are made in many different ways with some being boxy, some rounded and still some pointed. Consider how you are going to wear yours before choosing the type of toe.

When it comes to heel heights most people will wan to go for moderation but it is a personal consideration. Some ladies may want a shorter heel for regular everyday wear and then choose a higher heel for dancing and clubbing.

The cowboy boot is showing no signs of slowing down in popularity so get out there and get yourself a pair.
2.7.09 11:21


Distinguish High Quality Boots

What are high quality boots? We know brand names that are associated with quality for example Doc Martins. In the past they have been so well thought of that the police and the military have used them. ed hardy tee We all know this, if not consciously, then unconsciously. The name Doc Martins is another word for excellent footwear.

But how do we really know that they are good quality. We are basically relying on there reputation and probably don't study the seam and the weight of the boot itself. It's a pair of Docs so why not buy them. Everyone else does.ed hardy sale This article is going to give a brief overview of what to look for when buying high quality boots.

First all have a look at the heel. The boot may look very nice from the top with just the style you are looking for, but a real quality boot will have a leather heel. ed hardy boots If you look closely at the heel you can see that the leather is stacked. This is a mark of quality. Cheaper shoes tend to have laminated heels.

The stitching is also a major factor. We all know the famous yellow stitching of Doc Martins, yet if we look closely at this stitching we will see it is very intricate, and if weren't for the color would hardly be noticeable. Cheaper shoes tend to have bigger stitching that not only looks unattractive but also comes apart after a short space of time. Boots don't have to be perfect. The main aim for a shoemaker is to get it to fit the feet. That's where the real quality comes in.

So by far the best way to check the quality of the boot is to try it on. But don't just sit there admiring the style, walk around the shop. A good quality shoe or boot should be comfortable. There should be absolutely no rubbing on your feet and you should feel support on the ankles.

Remember though to think why you are buying the shoes. They maybe of fantastic quality, but if you buy Doc Martins for mountain climbing they just won't last. Hiking boots are best for this and for these you maybe looking for slightly different features. For example grip and cushioning.

If you want quality shoes you will mostly like have to pay a lot of money for them. Real boot makers no doubt make the best quality handmade shoes. You can also get excellent quality in specialist shops that have a small client focus. Shops like this tend to try and attract people that want quality, so have a look. Discount shoe shops will not necessarily be of the highest quality, but this in the cheap prices.
2.7.09 11:20


Clean Shoes

A clean shoe always reflects the quality of the person who is wearing it. Cleaner the shoe smarter the out look. All the same, maintaining a leather shoe is tough like maintaining the natural skin.

Here are a few tips to clean and maintain leather shoes.

•Proper care should be taken to clean and also in polishing of the leather shoes.
•First the type of the leather should be determined before the cleaning.
•If the shoe is made of smooth leather it should be cleansed with soap.
•By using a soft cloth the dirt and dust is to be removed from the surface of the shoe.
•After removing the lace it should be rinsed with warm water inside and out.

A natural soap solution using common soaps like saddle soap or liquid detergent or regular hand soap can be used. By using a soft brush scrub every part of the shoe with the soap mixture. Rinse the shoe with warm water again and stuff the shoes with paper towels. These papers will absorb the water content in the shoes making the drying process faster. Care should be taken not to use the newspaper as the black ink may ruin the shoes.

The shoes can be cleansed with commercial products like gels, foams, sprays, liquids and creams. Prepare a newspaper bed for the shoe. Remove the laces before using the pre cleaner with an applicator top or a soft shoe brush. Rub the cleaner into any cracks and seams and remove the cleaner based on the manufacturer’s instructions.

The following leather shoe products are available in the market:

•Shoe wipes for spot cleaning, baby wipes can also be used.
•Clorox Bleach Pen for cleaning the seams and stitches.
•KIWI Sport Shoe Scrub-off Heavy Duty Cleaner
•Magic Eraser for spot cleaning
•Permatex DL Hand Cleaner for cleaning the skin of almost all leather
•Goo Gone cleaner available in hardware stores eventually remove just about anything.
•Goop waterless hand cleaner is also a very good cleaner.

The shoes also need conditioners either made of natural or synthetic products. Mink Oil is used as a shoe conditioner and it should have the same colour of the shoe.

Polishing of the shoes should be done at least once a month. The right kind of polish and right colour should be chosen.

Proper care should be taken in polishing the shoes. Wax polish and Liquid shoe polish can be used for the same. Rub the polish with a soft clean, lint free cloth in small, circular motions and allow the polish to dry. Then shine the shoes by buffing them with a soft cloth or brush made especially for shining shoes.

Finally a few tips to maintain leather shoes:

•It should be kept out of direct sunlight
•Condition the shoes before wearing them.A clean shoe always reflects the quality of the person who is wearing it. Cleaner the shoe smarter the out look. All the same, maintaining a leather shoe is tough like maintaining the natural skin.

Here are a few tips to clean and maintain leather shoes.

•Proper care should be taken to clean and also in polishing of the leather shoes.
•First the type of the leather should be determined before the cleaning.
•If the shoe is made of smooth leather it should be cleansed with soap.
•By using a soft cloth the dirt and dust is to be removed from the surface of the shoe.
•After removing the lace it should be rinsed with warm water inside and out.

A natural soap solution using common soaps like saddle soap or liquid detergent or regular hand soap can be used. By using a soft brush scrub every part of the shoe with the soap mixture. Rinse the shoe with warm water again and stuff the shoes with paper towels. These papers will absorb the water content in the shoes making the drying process faster. Care should be taken not to use the newspaper as the black ink may ruin the shoes.

The shoes can be cleansed with commercial products like gels, foams, sprays, liquids and creams. Prepare a newspaper bed for the shoe. Remove the laces before using the pre cleaner with an applicator top or a soft shoe brush. Rub the cleaner into any cracks and seams and remove the cleaner based on the manufacturer’s instructions.

The following leather shoe products are available in the market:

•Shoe wipes for spot cleaning, baby wipes can also be used.
•Clorox Bleach Pen for cleaning the seams and stitches.
•KIWI Sport Shoe Scrub-off Heavy Duty Cleaner
•Magic Eraser for spot cleaning
•Permatex DL Hand Cleaner for cleaning the skin of almost all leather
•Goo Gone cleaner available in hardware stores eventually remove just about anything.
•Goop waterless hand cleaner is also a very good cleaner.

The shoes also need conditioners either made of natural or synthetic products. Mink Oil is used as a shoe conditioner and it should have the same colour of the shoe.

Polishing of the shoes should be done at least once a month. The right kind of polish and right colour should be chosen.

Proper care should be taken in polishing the shoes. Wax polish and Liquid shoe polish can be used for the same. Rub the polish with a soft clean, lint free cloth in small, circular motions and allow the polish to dry. Then shine the shoes by buffing them with a soft cloth or brush made especially for shining shoes.

Finally a few tips to maintain leather shoes:

•It should be kept out of direct sunlight
•Condition the shoes before wearing them.
17.6.09 13:40


Find the Cheap Golf Shoes

When you are trying to decide how to assemble your golf package, you need to look at what exactly you need and weigh all alternatives in order to make wise purchases. If you are shopping on a budget then you need to take time to decide what you can spend little on in order to be able to spend more on other items. These other items could include tees, gloves, clubs and a bag.

Shoes are one good item to save money on. You can buy other better items by saving on good inexpensive golf christian louboutin shoes. You can use the extra money you save to buy new clubs, golf sportswear and other specialty equipment items.

Now, you've probably heard before that cheap usually means low quality, but it does not have to be that way. If you take the time to not only shop for price but examine the shoe, you can have both.

Low Price is Not Indicative of Low Quality with Golf Shoes

Golf shoes can be found in different price ranges and are never indicative of the quality of the christian louboutin shoes. However, there are limitations. If you are limiting yourself to only spending $20 on golf shoes then you will most definitely have problems finding quality one.

But there are many vendors who offer low prices on golf shoes and you can still find quality shoes at these prices. For example, shoe vendors like Adidas, Footjoy and Nike all have specials and great price offers that will give you the opportunity to save money and direct that money to buying better equipment for your golf package.

The Internet is also great for finding inexpensive golf shoes if you want to see more than just these brands. The Internet will also give informative descriptions on the brand you are considering and if you cannot find that information, you might need to shop for another brand. Christian Louboutin Sandals

Where Do You Find the Cheap Golf Shoes?

The Internet is a useful venue for finding all your golf supplies, apparel and equipment. This is in addition to the physical outlets where you can shop for these same items. The cheap golf shoes can be either found at the outlets or on any one of the numerous web sites selling these products.

Just by doing an Internet search you can find numerous different golf sites selling equipment and accessories to help build a total golf package and at a much reduced cost in comparison to what you would spend at a specialty golf shop. Also, when you shop online, you will likely find items that you would never find in specialty golf shops. When you shop online, you can do it all right in your home. All of this contributes to finding the right inexpensive golf shoes that will fit the purpose you need and at a price that is within your budget.
17.6.09 13:38


The shoe styles

Women seem to be more concerned about the shoe styles available for wear to work than the style of the fashions that remain in the closet. Women will usually invest in several pairs of shoes for work because some days the business needs might require shoes that are dressy. Dress shoes are usually worn during business meetings with clients and for formal occasions where the shoe wearer would be expected to speak at an awards ceremony or a business charity event.

The fashions for work might dictate the type of fashion shoes that will be chosen for working environments. A woman who relies on a wardrobe arsenal that consists mainly of pant suits and a wide range of slacks, might rely on shoe styles that are less glamorous. Fashion wear such as pants and separate tops will usually require a woman to wear a shoe style that features a low heel. The woman might show a bit of individuality by wearing knee high stockings with these shoes styles for work instead of relying on the trustworthy socks in her sock drawer.

The type of work performed might also influence the styles of shoes worn at work. For office workers that sit hours at a time performing administrative tasks, the shoe style will typically be a loafer because these shoe styles for work are deemed to be the most comfortable. Loafers are available in a variety of materials but people turn back to vintage shoe styles and will often purchase the loafers in leather because they wear well and seem to last forever with an added benefit of never going out of style no matter how long the business person owns them.

For people that work in an industrial setting, the primary focus of the shoes worn in this environment is safety. The work environment might be greasy and grimy and the shoes styles worn would typically be coated with a grease resistant retardant. The safety features in shoes styles for work in an industrial environment always incorporate the use of steel reinforced toes because industrial settings are environments where many types of accidents can occur.

Some positions of authority might require people to remain on their feet for hours on end. Food service people will usually wear sneaker style shoes to work because these are the best shoes for tired and achy feet. The dirt and grease that accumulates throughout the day as waitresses wait on customers can be easily removed in the clothes washer at home because these shoes styles for restaurant work are considered to be machine washable. When wearing sneakers to work for hours the wearer should consider the type of arch system used in the manufacturing process because without this arch, many waitresses would not wear these shoe styles to work.

Exotic dancers require fancy shoes for wear to work because of the provocative nature of their job responsibilities. The high-heeled stiletto dress shoe is the most common style of shoes worn to work by any type of dancer because the slanted heel gives customers a better view of the shaping of the legs. A dancer will often have to remove these shoes after several hours at work because the slanted angles of the heels will also cause blisters and sore spots to form.
11.6.09 09:46


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