We all know how challenging it is to wear white sneakers— who else avoids wearing it on those rainy days? Yet, we can’t deny that these shoes easily goes well with our wardrobe, whether its jeans or skirts that you’re donning. So if you’ve overused your favorite pair and its already all yellow and dirty, you should try these sure-fire ways to keep those white trainers clean. All you need are products already found in your home!
1. Wet wipes for Instant Cleaning
Got no time for cleaning? Using wet wipes will be the quickest way to spot clean those white sneakers– especially if you accidentally stained your shoe during the day.
2. Baby shampoo/Dish Soap
Look no further than your kitchen or your bathroom, a dish soap or a baby shampoo will keep it good as new. Only use a small amount of soap or shampoo and dilute it in a bowl of water. Dip a toothbrush or rug into the water and carefully scrub your shoe!
3. Dip a rag in Vinegar
Vinegar doesn’t only come useful in the kitchen, but it will also take those small stains off from your sneakers. Mix white vinegar with water and dip a cloth into this mixture. Use the cloth to clean the dirt on your shoes. Rinse off with warm water and set out to dry.
4. Bleach in Small Quantities
Yes, it’s safe to use bleach for your shoes! Just make sure that you dilute it with one part bleach and five parts water. Dip a toothbrush into the mixture and gently scrub your shoe. Once finished, rinse off the bleach with warm water.
5. Use a toothpaste
Just like how it works magic on your teeth, you can also keep those shoes white with the use of a toothpaste. Simply scrub off the areas that you want to spot clean using a toothbrush with toothpaste. Make sure to use a non-gel based formula since it can leave stains on your shoe.