Global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for outdoor gear


Easier, Safer, Drier

Nikwax manufactures high quality cleaning and waterproofing products. Nikwax prolongs the life and enhances the performance of clothing, footwear & equipment.

Whether you work or spend your leisure time outside, Nikwax keeps you dry. Nikwax products are EASY to use. The products go exactly where needed; less product is wasted, saving you money. You can treat gear with Nikwax in your washing machine, by hand or by using our spray-on products.

Nikwax products are SAFE to use. No propellant gases, non-toxic, no fluorocarbons, environmentally safe. It’s WaterBased. By using Nikwax you can renew your gear and reduce the impact

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Nikwax News

09/10/2019 - How to: enhance the useable lifetime of your waxed cotton jacket

It has always been an iconic staple of country life – the waxed cotton jacket. Synonymous throughout the years, rightly or wrongly, with gentry and activities such as fishing or hunting, the waxed jacket has branched out from field to city, with more outdoor manufacturers designing garments that are reaching a wider and more diverse […]

09/10/2019 - Help Syrian Brown Bears in Armenia

Twice a year the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) hold a public and members vote, from which conservation projects around the world can apply to receive funding to help their cause. From each voting session (spring and autumn) three organisations will then receive funds from EOCA to further their projects and help key environmental / […]

29/08/2019 - Interview with Erik Ahlström

Tell us a little about yourself Erik, who you are and what you do… My name is Erik Ahlström, I live in Sweden. I love being outside and spend most of my time outside. I’ve spent many years riding bikes in the summer and skiing in the winter months. I’m also a big fan of […]

21/08/2019 - Keep your animals dry and comfortable with Nikwax aftercare

Nikwax® aftercare is formulated to safely clean and waterproof ALL animal rugs and coats, to help keep your animals warm, dry and comfortable throughout autumn and winter. CLEAN with Nikwax Rug Wash Effectively cleans away ALL dirt and contaminants on the fabric, revitalising its water repellency, insulation and breathability. If water starts to be absorbed […]

01/08/2019 - #PlogForPlastic with Nikwax and help tackle plastic pollution!

At the recent OutDoor by ISPO show in Munich, Nikwax® was excited to announce a new campaign to help tackle the issue of plastic pollution. Nikwax has teamed up with Swedish trail runner, Erik Ahlström, to launch #PlogForPlastic. Erik Ahlström is the founder of a concept called Plogging – it simply means litter picking whilst […]