Cleaning Those Dirty Shoes With KIWI

School has just begun and we all just finished clothes shopping for our kids.  Brand new clothes, shoes, and boots to last all year.  Or so we wish!  My daughter never ceases to amaze me in that she can completely destroy a pair of shoes in one day!

Those tennis shoes you bought for gym class probably don’t even look the same anymore.  What’s a mom to do – seriously!

I had the opportunity to review the KIWI Back-to-School kit and it had everything in it that I needed to restore my daughter’s shoes to brand new.  All I needed to use for her shoes was the Fast Acting Cleaner.

Her brand new shoes starting off looking like this (the pictures don’t show the dirt nearly as well):

I used the cleaner – you spray it on, let it foam, and have it sit for 10 seconds:

Here’s a short video clip of how easy it was to use the cleaner:

Within one minute, her shoes looked a lot better!

Just having the KIWI Fast Acting Cleaner on hand has made it easy for me to keep both of my kids sneakers and even my shoes clean.  When my children have been handed hand me downs, I have replaced the laces with KIWI’s laces and applied Fast Acting Cleaner for an almost brand new looking shoe!

The kit also had KIWI Protect-All and KIWI Suede & Nubock Protector which are perfect for those winter boots that all children will be wearing soon to play outside.  I love that these protect against water and stain.

My favorite product and the most used product in our household because my husband used to be in the Air Force and is now an Assistant Pastor, is the KIWI Express Shine Sponge.  This has been a constant companion of my husband’s for ten years now and he refuses to go anywhere without it.  It helps to keep his shoes looking shiny and new all the time.

I love that KIWI products help me as a mom to keep my kid’s shoes looking cleaner for longer especially as shoes can be quite expensive.  KIWI makes it easy and frugal.

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  1. Jenn S. says:

    The Leather One Shine, All in one polish and applicator would come in handy as my husbands dress shoes are always needing polished.

  2. pglenn says:

    that’s is so good they made kiwi to clean shoes because my husband goes threw 5 pairs of boots a year…lol. the kiwi product will save us a lot of money..

  3. Mia J. says:

    I think the Kiwi Protect All would be the best since it works to protect all different types of items and materials.

  4. Richard T. says:

    For our shoes I would like Kiwi Sport.
    For my FEET I like the Gel Soles.

  5. Chad says:

    The KIWI Camp Dry would be great for our family. We love beig outoors and this product would save alot of wet feet problems for all of us. :)

  6. Christine says:

    the Kiwi Protect All

  7. Tammy says:

    The Camp Dry would be a big help. We do a lot of camping.

  8. shelly says:

    I think the kiwi protect all would be good. That way it would help protect them making it easier to clean.

  9. Jen says:

    I think the water proof for making our boots all rain proof!

  10. The Leather Dye would save my favorite black boots-they are scuffed and scratched!
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  13. anna t. says:

    I would want the Kiwi Leather set.

  14. Kelsey says:

    Products for Suede & Nubuck would be great for me! I have some suede shoes that need to be cared for! What a fun giveaway!

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  16. The Leather One Shine, All in one polish and applicator would be nice for cleaning our boots on the go.

  17. Jill Myrick says:

    I could use the Kiwi Fast Acting Cleaner the most for cleaning my children’s sneakers.
    No matter how new they are they always look old and nasty within a few days of wear.


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  21. Pamela S says:

    I could really use Fresh Force for my son’s smelly sneakers.

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  24. Michael says:

    Kiwi shoe polish (paste) would help extend the life of the family’s various leather shoes – and the Parade Gloss would put that mirrored shine to my dress shoes! :)

  25. Jenny says:

    The Outdoor products would be great for us, we love the outdoors!

  26. Robert says:

    The leather instant wax shine would make all my work shoes as good as new!

  27. susitravl says:

    My son likes his sport shoes to be white, but he’s a boy, so I keep a supply of Kiwi Sport Whitener on hand at all times!
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  30. Melanie says:

    I could use the Horsehair Polish Applicator because we have a lot of boots that need polishing.

  31. susan says:

    I would love kiwi protect. it is good for a lot of different thing suelee1998 @

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  34. Gianna says:

    The One Shine since it has the polish and applicator in one.

  35. ashley says:

    i could really use the Suede & Nubuck Cleaner

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