The advantages of using the balm are that it is cheap and easy to use, and the results are very pleasing. However, it only restores the colour, if the leather is cracked, it will not actually fix the cracks - just hide them with colour. For a more complete restoration, see number two.
2. If you want to restore the leather to pristine condition, fixing all scuffs and cracks, then follow the instructions provided below.
Restoring Leather Guide