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Like many people, I don't like to throw away perfectly useful shoes, especially not Vans that I found second-hand for seven bucks Canadian. This is how I restored ...
You will need: Your scruffy shoes Some toothpaste A plastic scrubber (or steel wool) -A friend of mine recommended using a toothbrush, but I found that it couldn't ...
Put it onto the scrubber and not the shoe. You want the paste, which contains an abrasive (possibly sand), to stay with the scrubber.
Scrub like you've never scrubbed before. This requires real vigour.
See if you've missed any spots. Then scrub some more. If there is a little bit of yellow that won't come off, don't fret. That's the glue that's ...
Get a little bit of the toothpaste out of the scrubber. I didn't do this part when I dealt with the other shoe and it foamed up and ...
Rinse rinse rinse so your shoes don't smell like mint (although that might be nice). Squeeze out the water to dry faster.
Just like new. The regular toothpaste works great, but I may try this again later on with a whitening toothpaste or a hardcore industrial-strength hand-cleaner.
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