Stop smelly shoes with this surprising trick

Here's an awesome hack that leaves you with fresh smelling shoes without the need for expensive products.


Simply add a couple of dried tea bags to your footwear and it'll get rid of any foul odors for you. Easy peasy.

While we've got you here, we might as well share some other surprising shoe hacks, including...

tea bags

  • You can sandpaper new shoes to give them more traction and avoid slipping
  • Add Baby/talcum powder to your shoes to avoid squeaking
  • Rubbing BEES WAX on shoes and then drying it make them water resistant.
  • Soak your feet in green tea to help combat tired and sore soles, as well as blisters. Just, you know, let it cool down a bit first.
About the author: Thomas Brella

Thomas Brella is the founder of Student Hacks, starting the website in 2013 while studying at the University of Brighton to share tips and tricks on life as a cash-strapped student. He's now spent over 10 years scoping out the best ways to live on a budget

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