Common questions What is the FEIS shoe shine?

What is the FEIS shoe shine?

What is the FEIS shoe shine?

A little polish, a little water, and little circles. Wrap a piece of tshirt around your finger and dip it in the warm water, just moist, not really wet. Wipe both shoes with the damp tshirt to get any dirt and debris off them.

How can I polish my boots without a brush?

Wrap an old t-shirt around your hands and dip it into a cup of warm water until wet but not dripping. Dip this wet cloth into the melted polish and start applying it to the shoes, using small circular motions. Take your time and try to really work the polish into the shoes in a smooth, even layer.

How to give your parade shoes that mirror finish?

Make sure the layer of polish is rather thin. It is best to work in numerous thin layers to build up a permanent shine. Get fresh cotton wool, soak it in water, and start to rub it on the nose of the shoe, moving in small circles about 2 centimeter (0.8 in) wide.

Do you polish your shoes when they are new?

You should also polish your shoes when they are new because doing so will provide a thin layer over the top of the leather to help protect them against rain and dust. Despite being hard work, polishing your own shoes can be quite therapeutic, so roll up those sleeves and get grafting.

How often should I retouch my Parade Shoes?

Repeat it as many times as necessary, as it will take quite a while in the beginning, needing many layers to build up a substantial base of polish. Once you have achieved that, it only takes a minute before each and every parade/inspection to retouch it to its full glory. Why do I need to sand the shoe beforehand?

Why do you need a shoe tree to polish shoes?

Shoe trees are an essential investment for any man who wants his footwear to last. Ideally made from moisture-absorbing cedar, these help retain the shape of the leather, prevent creasing and keep your shoes fresh. But they are also handy when polishing as they open up any cracks in the shoe when inserted.