How to take care of genuine ostrich leather – Cuadra México
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How to take care of genuine ostrich leather

If you have recently purchased a genuine ostrich leather product, this article is for you. This is one of the most traditional leathers. Its characteristic texture makes it easy to recognize. Its resistance and quality will totally depend on the care you give to it. So if you have decided to buy a pair of boots or a belt made of this leather, read on to learn how to take care of genuine ostrich leather.


In this first step it is very important to mention that you should never wet the genuine ostrich leather. When cleaning your product, you should do it with a slightly damp cloth, never too wet! Clean carefully and try to remove any superficial dirt that the leather may have. Be very careful and attentive, since correct cleaning depends on keeping your products in better condition.


If you have several time wearing your ostrich leather boots they probably have lost brightness and color. Our footwear is hand-made and hand-painted with very fine pigments, so it should be used with care and not expose it to extreme conditions. To restore the color of your products it is better to go to your nearest Cuadra Official Store and buy our restorative cream, either natural or in a specific color.

How do I do it?

You should only take a small amount of restorative cream with a sponge. Remove the excess by rubbing the sponge on a small piece of cardboard. Once you remove the excess of product, rub the cream with circular movements on your product until you see that it begins to have the right color again. Allow it to dry for a few minutes and finally polish your shoes with a soft cloth or brush.

Now you know how to take care of genuine ostrich leather.