TIP OF THE MONTH – BACK TO SCHOOL!

SHOES SO COOL 4 SCHOOL!

You know it’s time for the kids to go back to school, when you hear the parents singing “it’s the most wonderful time of the year!”… Well, the bell is about to ring, kids!

Following in the tracks of the festive season is the big Back to School rush, with its many early mornings and hot Summer days ahead! Expenses right in the beginning of the New Year such as uniforms, shoes and stationary, might take a big chunk out of your monthly budget! Yet you still want your child to perform and look their ultimate best, whether in the class room or on the sports field!

That’s why it’s important to kick your child’s school year off with all the right school essentials! The wide range of quality and affordable shoe care products from Plush will leave them looking clean and cool!

Practical Cool-Kid Shoe Care Guide:

Kids! Go unnoticed at school with these Plush products that are practical and small enough to fit inside your school bag! Here’s how to use each of these products.

For Black School Shoes:

Max Shoe Polish Black

  • Remove dust/dirt from the shoe’s surface with a shoe brush or dry/damp cloth (Allow to dry).
  • Remove the shoes’ laces and hand wash separately. Then test the polish on a small inconspicuous area of the shoe.
  • Using your shoe brush, cover the entire shoe evenly with polish, also focussing on the shoes’ seams, then move the brush up and downwards on the shoe’s surface. Allow polish to dry.
  • Follow up and brush off all the excess polish, only leaving a small amount of polish left on the shoe’s surface. Now use a clean cotton cloth or swab, and rub using circular motions until super shiny!

Instant Shine Polish Black

  • Remove excess dirt from the shoe’s surface.
  • Shake bottle well. Then test the product first on a small inconspicuous area of the item to be treated.
  • Release polish by pressing applicator onto the shoe until moist and spread evenly. Now allow to dry.
  • TIP:Spread thin layer of petroleum jelly on rubber bumpers of shoes to prevent discolouring of the bumpers.

Instant Shoe Shine Sponge

  • First test the product on a small inconspicuous area of the item to be treated.
  • Open lid and press the sponge gently onto the surface of shoe until moist and spread evenly.
  • Allow to dry and replace lid firmly after use.

For Sports Shoes:

Takkie Clean and Takkie White

  • ALWAYS remember to first test these products on a small area of the item to be treated, which does not show, to ascertain suitability.
  • Remove the laces before cleaning your takkies and wash separately.
  • Fill a 5 Litre bucket with clean tap water (room temperature) and add 30ml of Takkie Clean.
  • Agitate to create a foamy working solution, then soak your shoes in the water for about 10min. For stubborn stains, gently scrub your takkies.
  • Rinse your shoes with clean water and allow to partially dry.
  • Follow up with Takkie White to renew the colour of your takkies by applying it to your clean, damp takkies.
  • TIP:Spread thin layer of petroleum jelly on rubber bumpers of shoes to prevent discolouring of the bumpers.