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Nikwax Footwear Care Products

Dan Bailey gives his favourite boots some TLC with a Nikwax Footwear Care Kit. One gets treated with a waterproofing spray, while the other is left untreated. Will he notice a difference?


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Nikwax Tech Wash, TX Direct and Basefresh

Tech Wash cleans waterproof fabrics and TX Direct restores their DWR finish. Basefresh promises to banish base layer odour without compromising performance. We gave them a rigorous workout on the oldest jacket and smelliest top in the gear store.


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Sweatproofing and the ever-changing UK weather

Now is the perfect time to give your valued baselayers some TLC with our range of Nikwax Sweatproofing washes.

Clean and restore all of your outdoor footwear with Nikwax

Your outdoor boots and shoes go through the mill, particularly when you wear them in the mud and rain. Over time, you may notice them starting to soak in water, or any leather on them starting to stiffen. That's because once...

Getting wet on the inside when you're outside?

Forgotten the last time you actually stayed dry inside that expensive hard shell that you bought not so very long ago? Remember when water used to bead on the outside of your jacket instead of seeping into your clothes beneath? Found...

Nikwax celebrates many first, delivering "much more than just waterproofing

In 2017, Nikwax marks its first 40 years in the outdoor industry. Established...

Is your down jacket getting wet and leaving you cold?

Ever gone out wearing your favourite down jacket, got caught in the rain and ended up feeling wet and...

NEW Alpkit Filoment Hoody with water resistant Nikwax Hydrophobic Down

Love your down jacket but wish you could wear it in the rain?  Well thanks to Nikwax...

Nikwax Solves Odour Problems for Base Layers

Nikwax, the global leader in safe, high performance aftercare for outdoor gear, announces BaseFresh. This...


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