How To Wash Keens?

All KEEN water sandals (both leather and polyester webbing upper) are machine washable on a gentle cycle, in cold water and with a mild detergent.

Also, allow to air dry.

We’ve taken great care to develop leather uppers that will not crack, shrink, or stretch when washed.

Why do Keens smell so bad?

Subject: WHY do Keens make my son’s feet stink so bad? Yes, it’s a particular issue with Keens and sweat, probably due to that plastic material. The upside is that those shoes are indestructible. DS is 10, never used to sweat, but now does.

Can you dry Keens in the dryer?

You can throw your KEEN Newport, Whisper, Clearwater, Venice—and all KEEN Kids—sandals right into the washing machine. KEEN water sandals are machine-washable on a gentle cycle, in cold water, and with a mild detergent. Instead of putting them in the dryer, simply allow them to air dry, preferably outside.

Are Keens waterproof?

KEEN offers many of the same burly soles and durable upper materials you’ll find in our hiking boots in low-top styles for this purpose. The top-rated Targhee II waterproof shoe is built to withstand nasty weather with a waterproof leather upper and lugged outsole for better traction.

How do you clean keen rose sandals?

All KEEN water sandals are machine washable. Use a small amount of detergent, wash on gentle cycle and air dry.

How do I keep my Keens from smelling?

If your KEEN water sandals smell funny, you can machine wash them with mild detergent in cold water on a gentle cycle. Then, air dry your sandals out of direct sunlight.

Why do sandals smell?

Foot odor is a common pitfall of wearing sandals. This pernicious odor is caused by bacteria that invade the shoes and the soles of the feet in warm, damp conditions. Scrub your feet thoroughly with soap and water every day. Clean feet aren’t as susceptible to odor-causing bacteria infestations.

How long do KEEN boots last?

Normally my shoes have an average lifespan of about one year. Stretching out an additional five months (accounting for the month we wore them before we left and the month we’ve worn them since being home), and accounting for the crazy conditions we put them through, it is easy to say that they stood up quite well.

How do you get foot odor out of leather sandals?

Wash them regularly with baking soda and hydrogen peroxide

Since the scent of a sweaty foot is especially putrid, washing them with detergent is just not enough. To really get the smell out, use a bit of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide to get them looking and smelling their absolute best.

Do Keens stretch out?

Keens will stretch and conform to your foot as you wear them, even if they’re a little snug at first.