How to Get Salt Stains Out of UGGs in 3 Quick & Easy Steps

by XoStylingwithSarah
6 Materials
5 Minutes

In today’s tutorial, I’m going to be showing you how to get salt stains out of UGGs. Try as you might to avoid it, it can end up happening, especially during the winter when our roads and sidewalks are salted for the snow.

Salt stains leave an undesirable film on our winter boots, affecting their appearance. Whether you’re trying to clear off thrifted boots like me or clean your own, keep reading to find out how to remove stains from UGGs.

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Tools and materials:

  • UGG boots
  • Boot stuffers
  • White vinegar
  • Water
  • Cloth
  • Bowl
Stuffing UGG boots with cardboard inserts

1. Stuff your boots

Stuff your boots and make sure it’s nice and firm, so they can dry in that position. You don’t want your UGGs to mold in a way that deforms the boot.

I’m using this cardboard insert that came with the UGGs when I bought them. You can use bubble wrap, newspaper—whatever you can find to stuff it so it’s nice and firm.

Solution to remove salt stains from UGGs

2. Make the solution

The solution we’re using to clean our UGGs is super simple to make. It’s a 1:1 ratio of white vinegar and water. 

How to get stains out of UGGs

3. Apply the solution to the boot

Use a cloth to apply the solution of the boot in a single direction. I recommend avoiding cloths with color, as there is a possibility it can transfer to your boot.

Apply a thin and even layer, making sure not to overly saturate the boots. You may need to repeat this process, depending on how severe the stains are.

How to get salt stains out of UGGs

How to get salt stains out of UGGs

After leaving your boots to dry overnight, this is what they look like!

Now that you know how to remove stains from your UGGs, you no longer have to watch your step every time you go outside.

You can even frolic in the snow without worrying about messing up your boots. Let me know if this worked for you!

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Suggested materials:
  • UGG boots
  • Boot stuffers
  • White vinegar
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  • Nancy Nancy on Apr 05, 2022

    Is there a way to reshape ughs that were wet and now dry and hard in the tip?

    • Rene Rivera Wilson Rene Rivera Wilson on Apr 05, 2022

      I would imagine you could rewet them and stuff with a towel to reshape but they take some use before the hardness gets worked out. I have never done this just my guess.

  • Nancy Nancy on Apr 06, 2022