Cleaning star Mrs Hinch, whose full name is Sophie Hinchliffe, became popular after sharing her cleaning tips and recommendations on social media and TV. The cleaning enthusiast has managed more than 4.5 million followers on Instagram. Now, fans of hers have created their own social media groups dedicated to cleaning and tidying tips.
On one such group, Facebook user Louise Jackson asked Mrs Hinch fans: “Hiya, not strictly cleaning but does anyone have any tips to get rid of bad smells from a teenager’s trainers please? Thanks.”
Louise’s post was inundated with comments from Mrs Hinch fans.
The most popular response was to use bicarbonate of soda, also known as baking soda.
Hazel E Ranalescotos-Fox said: “Throw some food safe bicarbonate of soda in them and bang it about inside.
“You can tip out before use or leave in if you’ve got athletes foot as it will help.”
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Punam Sharma suggested: “Dry teabags with some of their favourite aftershave or perfume/essential oil.”
Nina Jones said: “Dettol I put it in every wash.”
Donna Perkins Cope wrote: “Dry unused teabags.”
Victoria Reynolds suggested: “Shaving foam.”