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SPY Guide: 7 Things You Need to Prevent Smelly Shoes

* Easy solutions to stop smelly odors
* Eliminate odor-causing bacteria
* Insoles, sprays, and deodorizers 

There are few things worse than a pair of smelly shoes stinking up your spot. This odor happens when your shoes aren’t properly ventilated, which allows smelly bacteria to grow. Below, we’ve rounded up 7 helpful solutions to prevent and remove odors from ruining your shoes.

1. Sof Sole Sneaker Balls

These small spheres tackle big odor jobs.

help deodorize footwear, gym bags, and even storage lockers that stink from sweaty workout clothes. The small round design absorbs odors in tight, dark places where other fresheners won’t fit.


2. Mini Moso Natural Air Purifying Bags

are made from extremely porous moso bamboo charcoal, which continually absorb moisture and odors to help keep your shoes fresh and dry. To rejuvenate them, just place these bags outside in the sun for one hour once a month.


3. DoctorCarePlus Rightfoot Deodorant Spray

Spray away the odor with

. This 100% all-natural anti-bacterial essential oil mixture destroys resilient foot and shoe odors.


4. Foot Sense All-Natural Smelly Foot & Shoe Powder

doesn’t just obscure bad odors. It also helps to destroy and prevent the bacteria growth that cause it.


5. Dr. Scholl’s OdorX All Day Deod Powder

Here’s a quick smelly shoe solution:

. Just shake it on your feet or into your shoe for instant odor elimination that leaves your feet feeling cool and refreshed.


6. Dr. Scholl’s Odor-X Odor Fighting Insoles, 4-pack

feature a concentrated layer of ultra-effective activated charcoal, which absorbs and neutralizes unpleasant odors and perspiration. They also make your shoes really comfortable too.


7. Dyna-Wipes

Dyna-Wipes are dynamite when it comes to cleaning away funky areas that cause bad odors. They’re loaded with cleaning power and work on a variety of surfaces. Plus, they contain 4 skin conditioners, so they’re safe for hands.