Colorado Leather Balm

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Tallow is Nature's Original Leather Conditioner.

 When you think about it, leather comes from cows (most often) and what is natural to keep a cow's skin soft and supple?  You guessed it, FAT!  When leather is tanned, the natural fats are stripped out, and then later fats are added back in to the leather in a process called "fatliquoring."  Tallow (rendered beef fat that is processed and relatively shelf stable) is one of the fats often used in fatliquoring to re-hydrate and soften the newly tanned leather.  Tallow also happens to be very compatible to human skin on a molecular level, which makes it great for moisturizing YOUR skin, too.