Angelus Leather Preparer and Deglazer is an all-purpose cleaner and stripper for leather articles. Product can be used to de-glaze factory finishes from shoes, purses, holsters, saddles, etc. Leather Preparer and Deglazer will tend to strip color from leather articles only and is not recommended for use on plastic or vinyl. Directions: Wet cloth with Angelus Deglazer and apply to leather, removing the factory finish. Rotate pad frequently to get best results and use heavy duty rubber gloves. When using cotton balls on shoes make sure to frequently dispose of the used balls. You will end up using almost a whole bag of 200 cotton balls taking off the manufactures wax coating. Make sure not to douse the cotton ball with the deglazer or you will end up wasting most of your liquid. Wipe excess from leather, allow a few min to dry then apply Angelus leather paint or dye and allow to dry. Add the Angelus Acrylic finisher and you have a beautiful piece of hand painted leather.