How to Deodorize Smelly Bedroom Slippers

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Things You'll Need

  • Baking soda

  • Dryer sheets


Prevent odors by spraying deodorant in the shoes every day or every few days.

Shake baking soda inside slippers.

Bedroom slippers keep your feet warm and cozy, but that warmth can cause the feet to sweat and the slippers to smell bad. Over time these bedroom slippers will begin to have a strong sweat odor. You can deodorize the slippers with cleaning solutions that will not pollute your home's air environment and that will actually absorb rather than cover up the odor.


Step 1

Sprinkle baking soda in the smelly bedroom slippers. There should be a thick layer of baking soda on the inside of the slippers.

Step 2

Let the baking soda sit for several hours. The baking soda will absorb the odors. Shake the slipper over the trashcan to discard the baking soda.

Step 3

Repeat the process if the odor is still very strong.

Step 4

Stuff the shoes with dryer sheets. These will help bring a pleasant odor to the shoes.



Kaye Wagner

Kaye Wagner has been working in the fields of journalism and public relations since 2006 and is a recipient of a National Hearst Award. She is particularly interested in home-and-garden projects, as well as beauty and fashion writing. An avid traveler, she also writes travel reviews and guides. Wagner earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Brigham Young University.