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Nikwax Polar Proof Review

Nikwax Polar 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. Nick started selling his “Nick’s Wax”into outdoor retail shops.

Nikwax Polar Proof User Manual

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Pros & Cons of Nikwax Polar Proof


  • Machine wash safe
  • Ideal for Polartec and Patagonia
  • Water based
  • Recommended for all fleece


  • It doesn’t prevent water from getting in for very long

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