You will need
- A solution of potassium permanganate, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, soap, oil tea tree cat litter.
Dry the shoes inside and out. Place it in a warm place near a radiator or on a Sunny balcony, having previously insoles. The shoes are sewed from different materials, so to clean it in different ways. The processing of dried Shoe leather, you can start with the use of baking soda. Pour into the baking soda layer is not less than 0.5 cm, evenly distributing it across the surface of the sole. Soda leave it on for 8 -10 hours. Shake it, completely removing the remains with a brush or vacuum cleaner. And if your house has a cat, pour clean cat litter in clean socks. To toe evenly distributed across the interior space of the Shoe, the fill it halfway. Put socks inside and leave it for a few hours. The filler will eliminate an unpleasant smell and absorb excess moisture. Remove socks, lubricate the inside of the boot with a few drops of tea tree oil.
Shoes made from synthetic materials, wash with a solution of potassium permanganate (5-7 crystals per 1 liter of water) and then dry. You can use hydrogen peroxide. To do this, apply liberally with a cotton swab hydrogen peroxide on the inside of the Shoe and let dry. But this method is much more expensive than the use of a solution of potassium permanganate. Clean the surface well lubricated from inside with a few drops of tea tree oil. Shoes made of textile materials allow handling with soap and water, even in the washing machine. After washing, wipe the surface from the inside to the vinegar and wash again. If the smell of vinegar, apply with a cotton swab slightly moistened with ammonia and dry thoroughly.
Use different cleaning methods, choosing the most effective. Repeat the process - the smell of sweat lingers much, once is not enough to eliminate it. Do not forget that the shoes only absorb the smell. Prevent his appearance, observing personal hygiene.
Frequent use of baking soda to remove the smell of sweat damages the leather goods – there are light stains. Do not dry leather shoes near an open flame or on a hot battery: the skin is deformed and becomes hard.
Treatment of footwear spend a few hours before its next use.