How to Clean White Shoes That Turned Yellow

Converse and Vans the most popular white Shoes all over the world and everyone likes it, from celebrities to college students. But most of the people search on the internet this type of question almost every time that is How to clean white Shoes that turned yellow?

Cleaning white shoes that have the yellow stain or it might have turned yellow a very common problem among those people who have white shoes. If you are like to use a well-known brand like Adidas, Convers, Puma, and Van then definitely you wanna use it for a long time.

But white color is one the most sensitive color which can easily turn in to pale, off-white or yellow by using a long period of time. There are lots of different materials Shoes like Canvas, leather, synthetics and many more.

Every shoe material has different types of durability and you have to think of it before washing your shoes. You can’t use bleach or vinegar onto your Suede materials white Shoes, isn’t it?

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Canvas White Shoes

Clean White Shoes That Turned Yellow

The most popular Canvas white shoes are Converse, Adidas, Van, Puma, and many others and whatever the brand you have first of all you have to take good care of it. Canvas is a cotton mixed materials and it can easily turn in to the yellow color after using a long period of time.

Do you know? Cleaning White Canvas shoes is much more difficult like leather or synthetic white shoe that’s only because of Cotton like materials.

So, let’s get some ideas about cleaning white shoes that turned yellow for Canvas materials?

Cleaning Materials

So, these all are the materials you have to collect to clean white shoes that turned yellow.

Step 1

You have to take out your laces and clean them with detergent powder. Then clean the dirt from your outsole and you can do it with your brush or sponge.

Step 2

Take a small amount of any white toothpaste onto your Toothbrush and rubbed it on the upper side of your shoes and live it for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Use a clean and wet towel and wipe all the toothpaste from your shoes after that take a bowl and add some baking soda with hot but not boiling water plus vinegar. Rubbed it on to the upper side of your shoes and leave it for 10 minutes and wash it from water. Dry it.

Step 4

Use a magic eraser after washing your shoes with baking soda and vinegar if you can find some yellow stain remains on your shoes. Let them dry.

Step 5

Take a bowl of water and toilet paper gently soak them into the water and cover your shoes upper side with wet tissues leave it for 3 to 4 hours to dry. Then you can get your white and clean shoes like a new one.

Bleach

You can clean your white shoes with bleach which can give you white clean shoes. But I actually prefer not to use bleach for whiting my shoes because after washing my shoes with bleach it lost its durability and also if you directly dry them on sunlight they turned into off white color.

Leather White Shoes

Leather White Shoes

Leather shoes are much easier to clean than Canvas. Let us check this.

Cleaning Materials

Step 1

If you have laces on your shoes just take off and clean it with detergent powder.

Step 2

Clean the outsole with water and sponge.

Step 3

Take a bowl and mixed baking soda with hydrogen peroxide and gently rubbed on your shoes upper side with the sponge and clean it with water.

Step 4

Take hot water but not boiled and mixed detergent soap and rubbed this mixer on to the shoe upper side and leave it for 10 minutes after that wash your shoes. Take new white leather shoes.

White Nail Polish

Many people try to use White nail polish on their shoes because of extra shine but it has a bad effect. After washing your shoes if you color the stitching area of your shoes with white nail polish it might seem white but after a few days, it has the effect. You can able to find that the nail polish paint area can easily recognize and it will damage your Convers sneakers.

Suede White Shoes

Suede White Shoes

You like to wear suede shoes especially the white one then you have to fo more for whiting your shoes to get rid of yellow stain.

Step 1

Gently dry your shoes if they are wet after that clean your outsole with sponge and detergent soap.

Step 2

Add some baking soda with vinegar gently tap on the yellow stain and clean it. You have to clean the only affected area. Let them dry.

Step 3

Use a Suede brush and brush your shoes from grain direction. After that take a wet towel and rubbed onto the upper side of your shoes and brush it again.

For extra whiting, you can use a suede eraser or normal pencil eraser to remove yellow stain from your suede shoes.

Synthetic White Shoes

Synthetic White Shoes

These shoes are very easy to clean and you don’t have to put much effort into it. But if you have white shoes then you have to work a little bit more.

Cleaning Materials

Step 1

Just take out your laces from your shoes and wash them with detergent. Put your shoes into the washing machine add some Detergent soap or laundry soap and wash your shoes.

Step 2

Just clean your outsole with water and toothbrush.

Step 3

Add some vinegar and hot water with baking soda. Now take a sponge and soak into the mixer and apply it on the upper side of your shoes leave it for 10 minutes and wash them again. Let them dry.

How to Remove Yellow Stains on White Shoes

Conclusion

It is very important to know how to clean white Shoes for the white-shoe lovers and I know it very well because generally, I’m a bad fan of white shoes with different materials.

So, I do lots of work and apply all possible methods to get rid of the yellow stain from my white shoes. If you have the same problem as me then definitely try these steps according to your shoe materials and get the unbelievable results. Just try it and get your white shoes like the new one.