How to Fix Scuffed Metallic Shoes

By Amy Davidson

From silver flats to flashy gold stilettos, metallic shoes add ultimate glamour to any outfit. Unfortunately, the metallic finish can easily get scuffed up. Here's how to touch up your shoes shoes and restore them to their former shining glory.

How to Fix Scuffed Metallic Shoes
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How to Fix Scuffed Metallic Shoes

Step 1

Look for metallic nail polish colors that match your shoes. Test out the shade by painting a small sample on a note card, and use the swatch to find the perfect match.

Step 2

White vinegar is a great natural cleaner that's safe to use on most materials. Using a toothbrush, gently scrub away scuff marks with vinegar.

Step 3

Paint over the scuffed area with the nail polish. Let the first layer dry, then paint on a second layer and let it dry.

Step 4

Paint on a clear top coat polish to seal in the color.