Whether it’s an old pair of your favorite shoes, or a brand-new pair that got dirty on its first time out of the box, there’s nothing worse than feeling like you’ve ruined your shoes that you love. Brittany Kaye and Ashley Thompson know this firsthand so they decided to do some research and share some simple DIY hacks to restore your shoes. All it takes are a few supplies that you probably already have at home.


2 parts baking soda

1 part hydrogen peroxide

1 part water

Coat shoe in paste and dry in sun
Use excess on laces and dry in sun
The longer in the sun and higher heat the whiter the shoes
IF ABLE put in washing machine or let air dry.


1 part vinegar

1 part water

Mix ingredients. Use tooth brush or suede brush to use mixture on shoes. Let air dry.


2 TBSP baking soda

10 drops essential oils 

Put in shoe

Put shoe in bag with powder in shoe
Put plastic bag containing shoe in freezer overnight