It’s no mystery that sneakerheads have a pair of white sneakers in their collection and it’s no mystery that it’s a real pain for white sneaker owners to keep their pairs white and clean. Nothing dejects a person more than seeing a single spot or mark on their white Sneakers. People opt for White sneakers so that they can flaunt the brightness, perfection and impeccability of the colour. Classic, go-with-every-look white sneakers are wardrobe staples in practically every shoe lover’s closet. Top Grossing White Sneakers like Air Force 1, Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Triple White”, Nike Air Jordan 4 Retro OG Fire Red, etc. are really attractive and can be styled with numerous outfits but keeping these white beauties clean could be a big problem for the people who possess them.
So here are some hacks which will help you maintain, take care of your White Sneakers and keep those babies sparkling long after you’ve made the initial purchase.
▪ Spot Clean them: Spot cleaning is treating the sneaker stain by stain, spot by spot. Some stains need complete attention and often require a spot treatment to make them disappear. Spot cleaning confines the stain to a small area and keeps it from spreading. Knock the soles to dislodge any dirt and brush to remove any surface dust. Use a cloth to wipe any stain on the upper or midsole. Most sneaker heads use Jason Markk products, their sneaker wipes are perfect for spot cleaning. For the midsoles use Mr. Magic clean erasers and make sure you don’t scrub them too hard.
▪ Deep Clean them: Deep Cleaning is a very complete cleaning process that includes all parts of something. If your White Sneakers need extra attention, deep clean them. You can do this by dipping your brush into hot water and apply a few drops of Jason Markk premium shoe cleaner. Apply the brush to the upper of your sneaker and gently scrub back and forth and work up a lather. Rinse the brush and reapply the cleaner if necessary and then carefully wipe off with a towel which will not only cover the visible spots and stains but the overall shoe.
▪ Protect them: After drying the sneakers naturally, keep it on a cloth and and spray them in a ventilated area with the stain and water-repellent. You can either use Scotchgard from the hardware store but for premium leather or suede Sneakers For Men, you should use Jason Markk Repel. You can also try this for a fresh pair of sneakers so that they can stay stain free for a long duration.
▪ Alternative methods: If people cannot get their hands on these products to keep their White Sneakers clean, they can use some common household methods too. Many people have been using toothpaste as a substitute to whiten sneakers but you have to make sure to stay away from coloured toothpaste. You should just use non gel white toothpaste and keep it for 10-15 minutes and then you can wipe off the toothpaste off the shoes. Another common method you can use to clean your sneakers is by using baking soda. Mix a little hot water white 1 tbsp. White Vinegar and Baking Soda and you can apply the paste you get out of it on your white sneakers for a few hours. After it dries up, rub off the dry paste and you get a fresh pair of White Sneakers.
▪ Store them: It’s better to store your sneakers, either in a shoe bag or the original box you bought the pairs with. Even if you lose the box, you can use any other cardboard or a well-supported box. Keeping it in a box is a much safer option than to keep it in the open. If left in the open it might attract dust or might even get stained however, if it’s protected well in a box then there’s more chances of being clean and white for a longer time. If you are a sneakerhead, it’s better to store your sneakers in their original boxes.
Keeping your White Sneakers neat and clean is not a mystery anymore. These tips are really efficient and will help you keep your sneakers white and clean for a longer duration maintaining it’s condition. As much as it is hard to maintain them, sneakerheads are never not going to have a thing for White Sneakers for its aesthetic.
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