Are your favorite Shu Da slippers looking a little worse for wear? Fear not - You’ve come to the right place! Our Shu Da slippers are loved by many who stroll indoors as well as venture out. Whilst the slippers are durable, it is inevitable that your much loved pair may start to show signs of wear. Today we’re going to share the best tips and tricks for slippers seeking a spruce-up session. Follow these steps to ensure your cosy companions stay looking fresher for longer.
- Dust off the outside world…
The first step to reviving your best loved slippers is to dust off any dry soil and dirt, you can use a soft-bristle brush or a folded piece of kitchen roll. Then tackle any dirt and grit on the sole with a damp cloth and a gentle soap. Alternatively you could use a trusty biodegradable cleansing wipe, these are often plant-based so they are less harmful to the environment.
- Banish stubborn muddy stains…
Create a mix of detergent diluted with water to create a saviour solution for those stubborn stains. Use a clean cloth to lightly rub the solution into the material, leave this to work its magic for 20 minutes whilst the detergent breaks down the dirt. Leave to dry and repeat the process again to ease out deeper stains.
- Hand-washing might just do the trick…
If a larger surface area has become muddy, hand-washing the slipper is the way to go.
- Fill a sink with warm water and a splash of detergent.
- Submerge the slippers into the soapy water and leave to sit for 30 minutes. The material will soak up the detergent and the soil will begin to lift.
- Carefully press out the solution from the slippers, do not wring them as this will be too harsh and cause the slippers to lose their shape.
- Replace the solution with clean fresh water and rinse the slippers. Ensure the slippers are free of all bubbles before lightly squeezing out any excess water.
- Cover the slippers in a towel and use this to blot the material. After this has absorbed a lot of the water, leave the slippers to air dry.
Top tip: You can stuff the slippers with small flannels or paper towels to help them retain their shape whilst they are re-fluffing back to life!
- Washing machine to the rescue…
FYI, we always recommend using the gentlest cleaning method you can on your slippers, which is why we would not advise putting them in the washing machine unless totally necessary! In more extreme cases where your slippers are seeking a little extra TLC from their spruce-up session, use a short, slow spin if you opt for the washing machine method. Be sure to put your Shu Da’s on a low temperature or wool wash to minimize fibre loss and help ensure they maintain their super comfy shape.