Take a cotton ball and soak it in rubbing alcohol. Rub it all over your boots until they are saturated. Repeat as many times as necessary to loosen up the leather.
Rub the surface of the saddle soap with a damp cloth until it develops a lather. Take a cloth and rub the soap well into the surface of your boots. Allow them to dry.
Rub petroleum jelly all over your boots, using your fingers, to further soften them.
If the leather on your boots is unfinished, treat it with mink oil. Using a dry cloth, rub the mink oil into the boots to condition the leather. Remove excess oil immediately.
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