How to Clean Your Dirty White Sneakers 🫣👟

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
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5 Minutes

Are your white sneakers still in good shape but look super dirty? Follow along with this easy tutorial to learn how to clean your dirty white sneakers.

Once we’re finished with them, they’ll be as good as new! All you need are a few household items.

Tools and materials:

  • Baking soda
  • Bowl
  • Dish soap
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Toothbrush
  • Dish towel

1. Measure baking soda

Pour about 2 tablespoons of baking soda into a bowl.

Pouring baking soda

2. Measure dish soap

Next, add a few squirts (about a ½ teaspoon) of dish soap to the baking soda.

Adding dish soap

3. Measure hydrogen peroxide

Now, add roughly 1-2 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide into the bowl.

Mix with an old toothbrush until combined. You should see some bubbling. 

Adding hydrogen peroxide

4. Clean your sneakers

Use the toothbrush dipped in the cleaning solution that you just made to scrub the shoes gently in circular motions. 

Cleaning sneakers

Then use a dish towel to dry off the shoes. 

Drying sneakers

As you can see, these sneakers look fresh and clean!

Clean sneakers

How to clean your dirty white sneakers

White sneakers have become somewhat of a modern classic, so use this sneaker cleaning hack to keep yours in great shape for a long time.

Do you have any similar tips? Let me know in the comments.

Next up, check out my post on how to Fix Your Baggy Blazer With This Easy Hack.

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  • Bowl
  • Dish soap
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