A well polished shoe.

How to clean leather shoes

leather shoes

Tools you can use to clean your leather shoes at home

If you own a pair of leather shoes that you would know that nothing looks better than a well groomed pair of leather shoes, that shiny looks of your shoes instantly rises up your overall look and feel you already know where I’m going with this after a few uses your shoes is left with wrinkles, scuff marks and faded bits and if you live in a snowy area its even harder to handle these shoes. but everything comes with a little maintenance. and if you take care of your shoes properly at regular intervals it could really increase the longevity of your shoes and its overall look and feel, and the best thing about it, that it can be done with your household items that you use everyday, we will cover all the ingredients and tools on how to clean your leather shoes at home

Below are simple life hack that you could use to clean of your shoes, they have a processing time of 5 to 10 minutes at full

These tips and tricks can work for all kinds of shoes, from tan, white, black, brown and suede all these  are daily life items such as Vaseline, coconut oil, vinegar, toothpaste e.t.c . however if you think your shoes are too expensive than you can always call the store where you brought them from and let them care of your shoes profess inlay

Cleaning leather shoes with toothpaste

cleaning leather shoes with toothpaste

what you will need

  • soft cloth
  • toothpaste

Process

toothpaste are not only used for your teethes they can act as a great cleaning agent for almost anything and its very accessible as well just squeeze out some toothpaste on a soft cloth and spread it all over your shoes nice and gently, now with a shoe cleaning brush or a soft cloth, rub your boots if you have a used cloth while cleaning your than don’t use it for finishing, use a brush instead to finish up the process

Cleaning leather shoes With baking soda

Cleaning leather shoes With baking soda

What you will need

  • baking soda
  • A soft cloth

Process

this is an unusual kind of cleaner but believe me it works really well, baking soda does not give you results ASAP but it does give results later on and it gives it pretty well, what it does well it removes the tough oil, sweats, moisture and grease stains from your leather shoes really well, now take your shoe and take some baking soda and sprinkle it over your shoe and spread it with the help of a cloth, leave it overnight or for a while and clean the excess dust off the shoe and see the surprising results

Cleaning leather shoes With White Vinegar

Cleaning leather shoes With White Vinegar

What you will need

  • 1 cup water
  • A soft cotton cloth
  • 1 tbsp. white vinegar

Process

white vinegar works as a great cleaning agent for shoes , for it to work put some vinegar into a cup and then dilute it with water now take a piece of cloth and put some white vinegar on top of it rub it all over your shoe, like you are polishing them. white vinegar helps clean salts stains of your shoes so if you are someone who goes on muddy places or live in a snowy area chances are there will be lots salts present in your shoes and those salts can wear off your precious shoes after trying out this hack you will notice that this trick works wonder for your shoes.

Cleaning leather shoes with Alcohol

Cleaning leather shoes with Alcohol

What you will need

  • Cotton swab
  • Alcohol (spirit )

Process

This is the most Easiest method of them all, all you need is a swab and alcohol or you can just get some alcohol swab from your nearest medical store. but that is not very accessible and convenient so stick to the other method of just pouring some of your alcohol to the swab and cleaning it. its also the most fastest method as alcohol dries up really fast.

 

Cleaning leather shoes with Coconut Oil

coconut oil

What You Will Need
  • Water
  • Cotton cloth
  • Coconut oil
  • Cotton swabs/cloth for oil

process

we all know for a fact that coconut oil is really moisturizing but what we don’t know is that coconut oil also acts great as a conditioner for your leather shoes. first up you should clean any dirt and dust that is placed over the boot for that you should use a damp cloth, after that take your cotton swab and pour some coconut oil into it and rub it over your shoes like you are polishing it. conditioning your shoes once in three month will keep them good for a very long time

 

Cleaning leather shoes with Vaseline

What You Will Need

  • Vaseline
  • Soft cotton cloth (something that is lint-free)

process

well it turns out Vaseline aren’t only good for your skin, they can be used for cleaning your leather shoes as well just dip you cloth in the Vaseline tub and rub it over your shoe it will not only clean your shoe but it will also make your shoe soft. all those scuff marks will be taken care off with this life hack.

Cleaning leather shoes with Saddle Soap

Cleaning leather shoes with Saddle Soap

What You Will Need

  • A saddle soap
  • A soft cotton cloth
  • A shoe cleaning brush

Process

saddle shop is very similar to shoe polish but the difference comes in the fact that saddle soap is primarily used for leather products. before you begin the process there are some things to keep in mind such as cleaning your shoes first with a damp cotton cloth, only after that dip your cotton cloth onto the saddle soap tin and polishing your shoe thoroughly with it.

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