Natural RemediesHow To Get Rid Of Smelly Shoe Smell

How To Get Rid Of Smelly Shoe Smell

Smelly shoes or gym bag ?

Placing tea bags in them overnight is a great way to get rid of the odor not just masking it.

Tea leaves are great absorbers.

You can also use baking soda: sprinkle it in, leave overnight then shake them out in the morning ( outside preferably ).

You can hit the shoes together to dislodge excess.


A Facebook reader also suggested filling two old socks with 1/4 cup baking soda each then placing in shoes overnight.

Alternate shoes your shoes. Avoid wearing the same pair of shoes two days in a row.

This gives them a chance to air out before you wear again.

A dryer sheet in each shoe overnight will mask the smell.

One of our facebook readers suggested placing a cotton ball with a couple drops of your favorite essential oil in each shoe.

Personally my favorite way to deal with smelly shoes is the tea bag method.


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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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