Use the product to soften leather naturally. Walk in new leather shoes, or play catch with a new leather ball glove to contour and soften leather materials.
Soften leather by rubbing baby oil into the hard surface. Apply petroleum jelly to rigid surfaces to make stiff leather more pliable.
Apply softening cream from leather manufacturers, such as Frye Conditioning Cream or Howard Leather Conditioner, to soften stiff leather products. Combine use and softening agents to produce the quickest results.