This one is no different. It couldnt possibly be any softer or gentler to all surfaces. It is unsurpassed in drying and shining capabilitieswindows, your cars interior and exterior surfaces, around the house, you name it. Theyre durable, washable and functional for dozens of uses. Genuine chamois, such as this one, are 100% natural leather, tanned using cod oil, which gives it the softness and its leather smell. If you like the smell and feel of real leather, you wont be happy with a synthetic. Chamois are meant to be used without cleaning solutions or chemicals. If you use it for polishing and drying only, and care for it correctly, your chamois may outlast you.