How to remove wax from suede

How to remove wax from suede

Wax or paraffin from candle on suede can be not so useful and attractive as professional protective wax. If the last is intended for protection of suede products against dirt and water, then paraffin is unpleasant spot which only spoils type of skin. How to remove the wax spot from suede?

It is required to you

  • - water;
  • - ammonia solution;
  • - soap solution;
  • - gasoline;
  • - wine alcohol;
  • - ammonia solution;
  • - milk;
  • - oxalic acid;
  • - soda;
  • - knife or britvochka;
  • - paper towels;
  • - special brush and means for care for suede;
  • - iron;
  • - freezing chamber.


1. Carefully you poskoblit wax or paraffin sharp knife or britvochka. If there is a lot of wax, place product in the freezer for 1-2 hours. It will well stiffen and will better give in to cleaning by sharp object.

2. If the remains of spot are still noticeable, apply paper towel to the wax spot and put suede on not too heated iron. It becomes in order that the wax spot was absorbed in napkin, and on suede there was no dent or the shining traces. Several times change paper until all spot completely is absorbed in napkin and will disappear from product. You remember, not to put the iron on suede, and on the contrary.

3. It is good to clean suede footwear (not only the cereous) from spots, having taken it over steam. Then walk on it special brush for suede or rough sponge. Wipe strongly polluted suede with the rag, the wetted in 500 ml of soapsuds with addition 1/3 of teaspoon of ammonia solution. After cleaning process suede (jacket, bag, footwear) water-repellent medicine.

4. In exceptional case the wax and paraffin spots can be cleaned gasoline mix (5 ml), wine (10 ml) and ammonia solution (35 ml). Do not rub solution in spot. After that it is better to wipe suede with damp rag.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team