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New Sneakers 101: 4 Hacks for Your White Shoes to Look Good as New

One of our problems when it comes to having white shoes is the struggle to clean them. In the long run, it turns yellowish, and if you wear them outside, it’s inevitable for them to catch dirt.

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So, we listed down three ways to do it and some products to use to keep your white shoes clean and still look new.

HOME REMEDIES

1. WHITE TOOTHPASTE

Just like how you brush your teeth, gently brush your shoes with toothpaste in circular motion.

*Make sure you use a white, non-gel toothpaste. Other colors can stain your shoes.

 

2. BAKING SODA AND DETERGENT

It’s already a standard trick to use baking soda to whiten something or remove a stain. Baking soda is, thus, a must-have. To clean your white shoes using baking soda and detergent, combine the two. There should be no water in it; it should be powdered. Allow an hour or an hour and a half after rubbing or applying the mixture on your shoes. Then, rinse it with warm water after brushing it off with water.

3. DISH SOAP

The easiest way to clean your white shoes is by dish soap. Just like washing it with white toothpaste, brush it with dish soap in a gentle circular motion.

 

4. COLLONIL

Collonil is a German brand specializing in premium leather & textile care since 1909. It offers products for whitening your shoes and saving them from turning yellowish.

Visit their Instagram here.

 

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Maintaining the color and cleanliness of your shoes is something very crucial. One thing to remember is to let it air dry for about 3 to 4 hours after washing it. Also, please don’t be too harsh on brushing the dirt away, it might damage your shoes and make it worse.

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