Sprinkle baby powderEmma Kapotes/Rd.com, iStock/jj_voodoo
Moisture can get trapped where shoes rub against each other, leaving you with squeaking shoes. Shaking a bit of baby powder or talcum powder under the inner sole will absorb moisture. If your pair doesn’t have removable soles, add the powder around the inside sole instead. Check out these 35 extraordinary uses for household staples.
Add petroleum jellyEmma Kapotes/Rd.com, iStock/Daniel R. Burch
Your insole could start to make noise as it rubs against the inside of your shoe. Smear a thin layer of petroleum jelly or lotion under the insole to help the parts rub against each other more smoothly. Read about these tricks for making your shoes last longer.