Have your Hunter boots lost their original shine? Hunters are made from real rubber, which goes through a process called "blooming" where the rubber expels certain particles, causing a white, powdery substance to appear on the surface of the boots. The original boots I tried on in stores had already bloomed (which the sales person was highly embarrassed about, he made me buy a shinier pair instead) so I knew exactly what to expect, I just didn't realize they would get so dull so fast! I was going to buy Hunter's boot cleaner, but then a quick Google search found a DIY way to get my boots clean.
Step One: Wipe down boots with a damp, soapy rag. Let dry. They got a little better, as you can see below:
Step two: Pour a little olive oil onto a dry rag. Rub boots, adding more olive oil as you go, until the whole boot is shiny again. Wipe off any excess oil and let dry. Rub any spots you may have missed with more olive oil. I probably used 2 tablespoons total. And boom! Shiny as new:
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