Reef flip-flops are high-quality shoes that are so durable, they’re well worth the $50 — especially if you spend a lot of time around the water. Here’s how to keep them clean and take care of your investment. It takes only a couple of minutes, and your Reefs will smell great and look like new.


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Wipe down the flip-flops with an old cloth or paper towels to get rid of chunks of dirt, mud or excess debris.

Soak the flip-flops in a mixture of warm water and soap (regular hand soap works well) for about 15 minutes and scrub them with an old cloth.

Set the shoes outside in the sun and spray them with Lysol. Use a version of Lysol spray that is not too strong-smelling, such as Clean Linen. Leave in the sun to dry for an hour.

If your flip-flops are extremely smelly or dirty, spray Paxton’s Sandal Saver onto the flip-flops about four times on the areas you want to clean. If you are trying to clean the entire sandal, soak the whole sandal in the spray.

Let the flip-flops sit with the Paxton’s spray on them for about a minute to let the cleanser soak in well.

Use a dry paper towel or old clean cloth to scrub all over the Reefs to remove dirt, debris and oils. Scrub until you have removed the cleaning solution.

Let the flip-flops dry. Repeat the process if needed.