What's the Best Way to Clean Your Sneakers?

What's the Best Way to Clean Your Sneakers?

Unless you just leave your shoes in the closet forever, they're going to get dirty, so it's important to know how to clean them in keep them in factory condition.

Depending on the shoe's material and what type of damage there is, you may need to use a few different products to fully restore them.

Read below to learn the best ways to clean your sneakers, no matter how dirty or damaged they've become.

Best Cleaning Products for Different Situations

Whether you're looking for an all-purpose cleaner to use on all of your customs or you need something to get those stubborn stains out, we've got you covered.

Check out the list below to learn which Angelus cleaning products are best for specific uses.

Angelus Easy Cleaner

Angelus Easy Cleaner is a perfect all-purpose deep cleaner that you can use on just about any material.

Angelus Easy Cleaner

Whenever your shoes get dirty, just pour some Easy Cleaner into a bowl, dip a scrubbing brush into the solution, and scrub away any dirt and grime on the shoe.

Afterward, use a cloth to wipe away the cleaner and leftover dirt, and your shoe should be as good as new.

Foam-Tex Gentle Foaming Cleaner

If you're looking for an even easier way to clean your sneakers or a way to keep your shoes clean when you're on the go, Angelus Foam-Tex cleaner is the perfect solution.


Foam-Tex comes in a  pump bottle for easy application, so if you step into a puddle or get some mud on your shoe, just pump some cleaner directly on to the shoe, scrub with a cleaning brush, and wipe clean.

All-Purpose Foam Cleaner

If your shoes are really dirty and you're not able to scrub out those old stains, you might need something a little bit stronger to get the job done.

All-Purpose Foam Cleaner

To get those deep dirt stains out, apply some All-Purpose Foam Cleaner to the shoe, and use the built-in scrubbing cap to get rid of the grime buried in the shoe.

Once you're done scrubbing, use a clean cloth to wipe away any leftover dirt and you're good to go.


If you wear your customs every day, they're inevitably going to build up a little bit of a stink -- there's no way around it.


Unlike other products, Angelus Deodorizer doesn’t just mask odors, it eliminates them altogether.

Just spray some of this scent-free formula into your shoes and let them air dry for 24 hours.

Can You Use Cleaning Products on Customs?

One of the most common questions we get is, "Can I use cleaning products on my custom shoes?"

Short answer: Yes.

Angelus paints are water-proof, and as long as you prep and finish it properly, it should hold up against any water, dirt, or Angelus cleaning products.

If you want to check out how you can use Angelus products, make sure to follow us on Instagram to see some amazing customs and tutorials.