How to Get Your Sneakers to Stop Smelling Funky

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5 Minutes

Are your sneakers smelling a little funky? Do not despair! There is a simple solution to get rid of that bad smell and it is incredibly easy and straightforward.

Here, Iā€™m going to show you how to get them smelling fresh again with just three ingredients that you will already have around the house.

Tools and materials:

  • Coffee filter
  • Essential oil
  • Baking soda
  • Spoon
  • Rubber bands
Mixing ingredients

1. Mix ingredients together

Take two tablespoons of baking soda, add five drops of essential oil, and mix them together.

Adding coffee filters

2. Place in coffee filters

Divide them between two coffee filters and seal them with a rubber band.

Placing filters in shoes

3. Place filters in shoes

Place the filters in your shoes and keep them there overnight.

Sneaker hack

In just three easy steps with three simple ingredients, you are able to get your bad-smelling sneakers smelling fresh again.

As you sleep, the bad odor will be eliminated overnight. This is such an easy DIY hack, there is no excuse not to try it out!

For more innovative DIY tricks, check out my post on 3 Stylist Secrets Using Pantyliners This Summer.

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Suggested materials:
  • Coffee filter
  • Essential oil
  • Baking soda
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  • Macy M Macy M on Apr 28, 2023

    That's a genius hack, will definitely try it. In the meantime I use those silica baggies that come when you buy new items and they do a good job soaking in the moisture and no stinky shoes šŸ™‚

  • Mar sue Mar sue on Apr 29, 2023

    How long do they last?