Incredible Shoe Tricks To Preserve Your Footwear And Save Your Toes From Pain

Everyone loves a new pair of shoes, but trying to break them in can be sheer agony. Once they are broken in however,  it’s not long before they are stinky and covered in scratches. But it doesn’t have to be that way!

1. Restore whiteness by rubbing toothpaste on your old shoes.
shoe tricks 1It doesn’t just whiten your teeth.

2. Clean leather with rubbing alcohol.
shoe tricks 2You won’t believe how dirty they were.

3. Freshen up your sneakers with baking soda.
shoe tricks 3It will give them that “brand new” smell once more.

4. Use a nail file to banish scratches.
shoe tricks 4They buff right out in no time.

5. Soak in a vinegar solution to get rid of bad smells.
shoe tricks 5A long soak in a solution of water and vinegar refreshes even the stinkiest kicks.

6. Shine patent leather with petroleum jelly.
shoe tricks 6They’ll gleam like diamonds.

7. Use cornmeal to absorb suede stains.
shoe tricks 7Water stain? What water stain?