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How to make shoes not smell

How to make shoes not smell

A guide to maintaining odour-free shoes through care and preservation.

How to make shoes not smell

In the realm of personal presentation, the last thing one desires is the lingering presence of unpleasant shoe odours. A consistent approach to shoe care not only preserves the longevity of your footwear but also ensures an olfactory experience that complements your polished appearance. In this guide, we delve into techniques, including the use of shoe trees and strategic care practices, to elevate your footwear hygiene.

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Select Quality, Breathable Footwear

Begin with the foundation – choose footwear crafted from well-sourced, breathable materials such as leather, suede, or canvas. The inherent breathability of these materials minimizes moisture retention, a critical factor in preventing the onset of undesirable odours.

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Invest in High-Quality Shoe Trees

Elevate your shoe care regimen with the inclusion of high-quality shoe trees. Crafted from cedar wood, these purposeful accessories serve a dual function – maintaining the shoe's shape and absorbing excess moisture. The result is a shoe that not only looks impeccable but also retains its freshness.

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Rotate Your Shoes Methodically

Strategic rotation of your footwear collection is paramount to both preserving their structural integrity and preventing odours. Alternating between pairs allows each set of shoes to breathe and recover, diminishing the chances of moisture accumulation and subsequent odour formation.

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Prioritize Moisture-Wicking Socks

Enhance the performance of your shoes by pairing them with moisture-wicking socks. These advanced textiles actively draw moisture away from the feet, contributing to a dry and inhospitable environment for odour-causing bacteria.

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Engage in Routine Shoe Cleaning

Implement a regular cleaning regimen tailored to the specific materials of your footwear. If you follow this link, you'll find a great selection of articles on how to best care for your MORJAS shoes.

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Expose Shoes to Sunshine and Fresh Air

Harness the power of natural elements by exposing your footwear to sunlight. Ultraviolet rays possess inherent antibacterial properties, contributing to a sanitizing effect. Additionally, ensuring adequate air circulation aids in expediting the natural drying process.