How to properly clean suede on sneakers

Of the many materials that make up sneakers, perhaps Suede is the most difficult to clean. Suede is easy to color if exposed to a lot of water, it is easy to ruffle if using hard friction objects on the surface. In addition, Suede is extremely susceptible to hardening and drying if exposed to excessive temperatures. In addition, suede is also easy to “eat” the pigment and is extremely difficult to clean.

Because of that, suede becomes a nightmare and the affection for this material is quite low. However, for those who love suede, it is hard to ignore. Today, EACHSHOES would like to introduce to you the steps to be able to clean suede most effectively.


Step 1: Check the suede on your shoes is ruffled and discolored? Take a cotton towel and wipe up suede face test.

Step 2: Remove initial stains and stains with a soft cloth and a soft bristle brush. Note that the condition of suede and brush, towel must be dry. This is called the dry cleaning step.

Step 3: Using a brush with soft bristles (Brush Jason Markk Premium)
Step 4: Dip the brush in water, then pour Jason Mark’s solution directly onto the brush. Then soak the water again to use less concentrated.

Step 5: Limit water on the brush as one of the biggest caveats is that suede should not be in contact with water.

Step 6: Brush the brush 1 up – 1 down or 1 before – 1 after until the stain is completely removed.

Step 7: Take a clean towel and do it PRINCIPLE AND SNAKE. This is an important step to remove water and foam from the suede surface that you just cleaned. The purpose is to help Suede not to be ruffled and to absorb moisture for the suede surface.

Step 8: Let it dry for 12 hours after cleaning suede. However, within 1 to 2 hours, you can take a soft bristle brush and wipe away stains if still on the suede surface.

Step 9: Use 1 up – 1 down and 1 front – 1 back (shoe polishing operation) to rub on the surface to massage the suede soft and avoid ruffled hair.


  1. Do not expose the suede sneakers to direct sunlight and high temperatures to avoid damaging the suede.
  2. Do not use excessive force to avoid friction between the brush and the suede which can cause ruffling.
  3. Specialized detergents for suede are recommended.

Hope this article is useful for you.


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