How to Get a Bleach Stain Out of Converse Shoes

Bleach can end up on your canvas Converse sneakers, either by accident or when you tried to remove another stain from your sneakers. Either way, bleach causes a yellow stain on your shoes and can completely ruin their appearance. Counteract the stain and remove it before it becomes permanent, or your Converse shoes will be blotched with bleach forever.

Remove unsightly bleach stains from your Converse shoes.

Step 1

Fix a solution in the basin or bucket comprised of hot water and cream of tartar.

Step 2

Place your Converse shoes into the cream of tartar and water mixture, and allow them to steep in it overnight.

Step 3

Remove the sneakers from the water, and toss them into the washing machine. Use a gentle setting and a mild detergent.

Step 4

Air-dry the Converse sneakers, preferably out in the sun if possible.