When summer comes and the sun is out in all its glory, it’s only natural to want to keep as cool as possible. Flip-flops are often preferred, as they allow your feet to get air and keep cool. When flip-flops are worn often, they become dirty easily, which eventually leads to an unpleasant odor. Keeping your flip-flops clean is important not only for aesthetic reasons, but to help eliminate and prevent odors and potential foot infections.
Things You'll Need
- Old toothbrush
- Powdered bleach-free laundry detergent
- Tea tree oil
- Spray bottle
Rinse the flip-flops under warm running water. Use a brush to help dislodge stubborn dirt and debris.
Sprinkle a powdered bleach-free laundry detergent over the flip-flops liberally.
Scrub the flip-flops with a small brush such as an old toothbrush.
Rinse the flip-flops again under running water to eliminate the residual soap and dirt.
Mix 2 tbsp. of tea tree oil into 1 cup of warm water in a spray bottle.
Take the flip-flops outside and saturate them with the solution.
Set the flip-flops outside in the sunlight to air-dry for at least an hour.