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

12/01/2021 - Staying dry and warm in base layers

During this current pandemic, the time we get to enjoy the outdoors feels more important than ever. However, during the freezing winter months, you may be tempted to stay indoors because of dreading getting cold or wet if you venture outside. Right now, fresh air is vital for us all in terms of health and […]

23/11/2020 - Nikwax Hydrophobic Down – the world’s best performing hydrophobic down – Chosen By NOMAD®

NOMAD chooses Nikwax Hydrophobic Down for its iconic yellow sleeping bags, taking performance to a new level in extreme cold and wet conditions New for Autumn/Winter NOMAD have launched a range of new high performance sleeping bags for Autumn/Winter 20-21 filled with Nikwax Hydrophobic Down+ (NHD+). This is the beginning of a new brand partnership […]

10/11/2020 - Twelve simple ideas to lift your happiness this winter

Let’s face it, we’ve had a lot to deal with in 2020 and with national restrictions in place again and October’s changing of the clocks signalling the beginning of winter, the next few months may not be easy. Getting outside however, is vital for our all-round health (even just a few minutes can lift the […]

16/10/2020 - Enjoy the outdoors this autumn

Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons, with fields, parks and gardens full of crisp colourful leaves and lawns doused with dew. Now is not the time to stay inside for days on end with the heating cranked up high. Embrace the autumnal freshness and get some exercise, or have some fun in the fresh […]

09/10/2020 - Tim’s tale of cycling the Lon Las Cymru

Hello! I’m Tim, Head of Product at Nikwax. This is my tale of cycling the Lon Las Cymru (Green Lane of Wales) with zero preparation last month, before Wales entered lockdown! In early September, I was lucky enough to find myself with a week of holiday to hand. Due to the delights of covid-19, the […]