Ever wondered what causes the stinky and unpleasant smell in your shoes? This smell is often caused by the sweat of the feet trapped in shoes for hours and due to excessive sweating, it becomes an ideal environment for bacteria to grow causing unpleasant odours from the shoes.
Removing your shoes in public can sometimes be embarrassing because of the smells that ooze out anytime you get them off; if you get embarrassed anytime you remove your shoes because of the foul smells coming out from them then this article is for you. Below are tips that will make you feel comfortable when you remove your shoes anytime and anywhere.
*Use orange peel, put one or two orange peels in the shoes and leave them overnight and next morning your shoes will smell great.
*Fill each shoe with boiling water and add a small amount of bleach, let this sit for a few minutes and when the water has cooled, dump out the water and wash your shoes, the bleach will kill the bacteria, thus removing the odour.
*Using a spray container, mix equal amount of vinegar and water and spray the inside of the shoes thoroughly, let your shoes dry for a few minutes before putting your feet in them for a fresh feeling that will last for hours.
*Cut off the ends of an old pair of socks, fill each piece with about half cup of coffee grounds and tie off the end then place in shoes overnight to absorb odour.
*Pour some rubbing alcohol on a cotton ball and wipe the inside of your shoes with the same, leave them undisturbed for a while; the foul smell is sure to fade away.
*Stuff the shoes with newspaper, do this at night and next morning you will find stink free shoe.
*If the shoe is not washable, wipe out the interior with a cotton ball dipped in alcohol to kill bacteria.