Allow your pair of shoes to air and deodorize regularly, this helps them to retain their natural shape; use shoe bags to prevent any stains or mildew. Soaking in water may damage the product. For cleaning just wipe dirt or mud off with a soft moist cloth. Do not use any hard bristles brush for cleaning. Do not bleach or use harsh cleaning agents. Do not use any heating equipment for drying. Do not use polish or shiner. Just dry in shade.