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Nikwax Down Proof Review

Nikwax Down ProofFed up with the leather waterproofing products on the market, a young Nick Brown invented his own. Using a tea kettle and a Primus stove, he mixed his first batch in a dodgy London flat.

Nikwax Down Proof User Manual

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Pros & Cons of Nikwax Down Proof


  • Easy wash-in application
  • Water based, biodegradable
  • Contains no PFCs, VOCs, optical brighteners, or added scent
  • Helps revive insulating qualities


  • Leaves a thick foam on the washing machine

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