Every runner savours those first few months of new-shoe bliss when the undercarriage traction is pristine and the supportive foam is springy for optimal forward motion. Too bad that perfection is so fleeting or is it?
Reddit user PartyxDirtyDan recently disclosed a genius hacker for helping save the foam common on athletic sneakers. All this is necessary, he writes, is a blow-dryer and, of course, your shoes.
On Sneakers, a SubRedditor for sneaker fans, he shares that applying hot hot from a blow-dryer onto creased sneaker foam for about a minute per section can reduce wrinkles from routine wear.
Switch off in the following areas you work on to make sure you dont melt the glue on the outsole and upper, he writes, explaining that he utilized the approach on his Acronym Prestos. I only did a few rounds on each place and it turned out great.
However, he advises not to touch the hot fields or else you risk leaving an imprint.
Heat does all the work, he writes. Just watch the creases disappear.
While Reddit is an open forum for anyone to post anything, legitimate or not, based on specific comments weave on PartyxDirtyDans post, smoothing wrinkles with his method may be worth a shot.
Since being posted four weeks ago, the post has garnered 120 comments, with many other customers praising him for the tip.
Million dollar idea, one writes.
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