How Do I Clean a Grease Stain Out of My Uggs?

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Things You'll Need

  • Talcum powder

  • Suede brush

  • White vinegar

  • Sponges

  • Paper towels

Ugg boots are Australian shoes that are made out of high-quality sheepskin. Most boots are treated with a sealant that will help protect them from stains. However, if you've spilled grease on your Uggs, it will most likely leave a stain if not treated properly. Remove the stain with an easy-to-make vinegar solution and talcum powder. Clean your Ugg boots as soon as possible to prevent the grease from sinking further into the boots and becoming permanent.

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Step 1

Sprinkle talcum powder over the grease stain and let it sit on the Uggs overnight. The powder will absorb most of the grease from the boots.

Step 2

Wipe the talcum powder off the boots with a suede brush. Brush the boots in one direction to restore the fabric's nap and to remove the excess powder and any dried dirt or grime.

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Step 3

Mix 1 cup of water with 1 cup of white vinegar if the stain is still visible.

Step 4

Dampen a sponge with the mixture and gently blot the grease stain. Do not soak the sponge. Do not rub the stain, as it may spread the grease mark. Re-wet the sponge as necessary.

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Step 5

Dampen another clean sponge with clear water and rub it over the grease stain to rinse out the vinegar solution. Rinse and re-wet the sponge as needed.

Step 6

Stuff the Uggs with clean white paper towels to help them retain their shape as they dry. Do not place them in the sun or over a heat source, as it can cause the boots to shrink.

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Step 7

Brush the Ugg boots with a suede brush to restore the nap. Brush the boots in one direction.

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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.