If that new pair of shoes or boots are giving your feet a hard time, you can break them in quicker than usual with a bit of rubbing alcohol. Obviously, the best way to break in shoes is to wear ...
You can stretch shoes using a store-bought shoe stretch liquid or spray, but rubbing alcohol mixed with water is just as effective and is far less expensive. You'll need to apply the alcohol mixture to the inside and outside of the shoes, especially at the points where the shoes are tight, and either wear your shoes or use a shoe stretcher to ...
How to Stretch New Shoes. If you've ever bought a pair of shoes that were too small, you probably didn't wear them long before you started wondering if there was a way to stretch them. While you can't change your shoe much more than a...
To stretch shoes with alcohol, make the solution, wet the shoes and wear them with thick socks. Other methods for stretching leather shoes include freezing them and using a blow dryer. To make the solution for stretching the shoes, mix one part rubbing alcohol to one part water in a spray bottle.
There’s an array of stretch sprays available online that can help stretch shoes that are too tight. But why shell out the big bucks when you can get the same results with inexpensive rubbing alcohol? You can use the rubbing alcohol later to clean other stuff as well. Rubbing alcohol works best on natural fabrics.
Quickly put on the shoes and walk around them to loosen them. The alcohol should be slightly damp as you wear the shoes and not be dried out. If the shoes are still a bit tight, soak a pair of thick socks in the rubbing alcohol. Put the socks on and then the shoes over them. Walk around to stretch them open until the alcohol dries.
When the water freezes it will expand and stretch the shoes. Hope this is helpful. (12/08/2005) By Carol. Homemade Liquid Shoe Stretch. Try pouring alcohol in the inside of shoes to be stretched and wearing them till the alcohol dries. When dry, your shoes will conform to your foot. (12/08/2005) By irene. Homemade Liquid Shoe Stretch
In the years since that occasion, I’ve successfully used two other methods to stretch out shoes – the rubbing alcohol method and the hairdryer method. So today I thought I’d share all 3 of those methods with you, just in time to get your favorite shoes ready for all those holiday parties. :-) 3 Ways To Stretch Out Too-Tight Shoes
Doing all the above works great as does soaking your socks with plain rubbing alcohol on the places that need a little stretch. Wear the socks and shoes until the alcohol evaporates and the shoes should fit. You might have to do it more than once, but it works like a charm. Guess all the expensive ‘stretching solution’ is really just alcohol.
How to Stretch Shoes with Rubbing Alcohol. Finding out that the pair of new shoes you recently bought is too snug can be quite annoying. Luckily, it is possible to solve the problem by stretching the shoes up to half size using rubbing alcohol. However, this technique would not work if your shoes need to be stretched more than half size, in ...