NOBODY wants smelly shoes sitting by the front door as you welcome guests into your home.
So if nothing is working to get them smelling fresh and back to their best, you’ll be pleased to know there’s an easy trick you can start doing.
Cleaning guru Carolina McCauley, who has built quite the following on social media, shared a post on her TikTok account unveiling her trick.
Alongside a tutorial video on how to do it, Carolina, who can be found at @carolina.mccauley, wrote: “How to deodorise your shoes #cleaninghacks #homehackswithcarolina #cleaningtips #tipsandtricks”.
She then showed how all it takes is a very easy method involving baking soda and some old leggings or tights.
Carolina explained that just a small amount of baking soda “helps remove odours.”
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So the first step is to “add a few scoops of baking powder inside an old pair of tights.
Then simply tie the end and place it inside your shoes waiting for the powder to work its magic in a short space of time.
Carolina, who describes herself as a ‘Home Hacks Queen’, says the technique works every time and only needs to be changed once every two weeks.
And it leaves you with fresh-smelling shoes that are almost as good as new – as her followers can attest to.
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One impressed follower asked her: “Where do you get all of your ideas?!”
As others complimented the method and said they would try it for themselves, they also offered up their own tricks to deodorising shoes.
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One commented: “Add a little tea tree oil too!”
A second said: “Also try tea bags – they work.”
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