Stinky Shoes? How To Get Rid Of Smelly Shoes

Here are 6 easy ways on how to get rid of smelly shoes, whether it be from your flats, sneakers to your ice skates!

As a shoe blogger, I get asked a lot of shoe care-related questions on how to remove shoe odor from shoes is one of them. If this has or happens to you, it's totally normal.

I have some great shoe odor eliminator tricks up my sleeve that includes home remedies for stinky shoes, plus recommendations on useful shoe odor sprays & various other shoe odor eliminators.

Placing shoes in the freezer kills the shoe odor causing bacteria. Because bacteria, my friends, cannot live in such a cold environment.

Put Your Shoes in the Freezer


The heat also dries out the shoe, taking care of the moisture issue. The sun is an awesome natural shoe odor eliminator!

Put Your Shoes Out in the Sun


Shoe odor sprays are easy to use & very effective at removing shoe odor & killing stink-causing bacteria that allow that bad odor to live in shoes.

Try Shoe Odor Spray


Charcoal odor-absorbing pouches are simply placed into the shoe to both eliminate moisture & smell. Cedar balls work great too!

Use Shoe Deodorizer Inserts & Shoe Balls


Black tea contains tannins, which is a compound that has been found to resist the growth of bacteria & fungus which will help remove odor from shoes.

Use Black Tea Bags


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