Keeping your shoes clean and looking like new can be a struggle. That’s why it’s not a bad idea to have a shoe care kit on hand for when its time to show your worn styles some TLC. Here, we rounded up a few great kits on the market to help keep your most cherished pairs in pristine condition. The options we chose come with cleaning formulas, products to protect shoes from the elements, polishes to restore shine to leather, buffing cloths, shoe brushes and more.
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1. Crep Protect Ultimate Sneaker Care Kit
This 5-piece kit offers a rain-and-stain repellent spray, cleaning solution, a hog hair bristle brush, soft microfiber cloth and 12 wipes with a smooth side for general cleaning and a textured side to remove tougher marks.
Pros: The spray works to protect suede, leather, nubuck and canvas shoes. There’s enough cleaning solution to wash more than 50 pairs.
Cons: Some may find the wipes tricky to open.
2. Stone & Clark Shoe Care Kit
This comes with neutral, black and brown wax polishes, two different wooden horsehair brushes — one for applying polish and one for buffing — three buffing cloths, a metal shoe horn and two shine sponges.
Pros: Everything is enclosed in a lightweight but sturdy PU leather storage case featuring a handle for convenient portability.
Cons: It doesn’t include a cleaner.
3. UGG Accessories UGG Shoe Care Kit
This option includes a repellent spray that protects against rain, snow, dirt and stains; a 2-in-1 cleaner and conditioner; shoe freshener to deodorizes the insoles; a bamboo handle brush and suede scuff eraser.
Pros: The cleaner and conditioner formula is made to remove stains from sheepskin, suede and leather. The bottles are each 4 ounces.
Cons: Some may find they could use better instructions.