How to Clean White Nike Air Shoes

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Scuff marks and dirt stand out on white shoes.

Everyday scuff marks and dirt can stand out on white sneakers. Nike Air shoes are made out of canvas material, which requires special cleaning. It's best to spot clean sneakers whenever possible instead of throwing them into the washing machine. By cleaning them on a regular basis, and avoiding setting stains and grime buildup, you won't have to spend as much time cleaning white Nike Airs in the long run.


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Things You'll Need

  • Old toothbrush

  • Liquid dish soap

  • Bowl

Step 1

Take out the shoelaces and set them to the side.

Step 2

Dampen a cloth and run it over both shoes.

Step 3

Fill a bowl with warm water. Add a dime-size amount of liquid dish soap.

Step 4

Mix the water with an old toothbrush until the water becomes sudsy.

Step 5

Scrub the outside of the sneakers with the wet toothbrush.


Step 6

Wash the shoelaces in a load of laundry.

Step 7

Let the shoes and laces dry outside.