Sandy strolls on the beach and long walks through town can leave our heads clear, our hearts full, and our shoes smelly. To freshen up your footwear now that temps are starting to climb, the key is keeping moisture under control. “Where there’s moisture, there’s odor,” explains Melissa Maker of Clean My Space.
Using store-bought sprays will mask smells, but it often doesn’t do much to dry shoes out (and who really needs another spray sitting in the cabinet?). Instead, you can make your own deodorizer that quickly neutralizes odors while absorbing moisture. Here’s how to put it together.