Sandal Care Tips: 4 Quick Fixes

Sandal Care Tips: 4 Quick Fixes

Has your favorite pair of sandals seen better days? If so, we have some tips to get them looking like new again.

To clean rubbery flip-flops and slides:

  • Mix mild dish soap or shampoo with water.
  • Dip the sandals in this mixture and scrub them with a soft-bristled brush to remove grime.
  • Let them air-dry somewhere sunny.
  • To get rid of any bacteria, put them in a bag and store them in the freezer overnight.

To clean like-leather sandals:

  • Take mild dish soap, water and a soft cloth.
  • Wipe away any dirt or stains.

To clean espadrilles:

  • Get a bottle of hairspray.
  • Spray a thin coat on the rope to keep from fraying.
  • Let them dry.

To clean Birkenstock sandals:

  • Remove dirt from the footbed with a damp cloth (repeat this every few weeks).
  • To get rid of stains, make a paste with baking soda and water.
  • Rub in the paste with an old toothbrush.
  • Rinse the shoes and let them dry in a cool, dark place.

We hope these tips help your favorite sandals last for years to come! To watch a step-by-step cleaning tutorial, watch the video below. And remember to check out our huge selection of sandals on Famous.com!