How to Wax Shoelaces- That’s all You Need to know

Like most people, you probably take your shoelaces for granted. But did you know that there is a right and wrong way to lace your shoes? And did you also know that you can wax your shoelaces to make them last longer?

This blog post will teach you how to wax shoelaces to stay in good condition for as long as possible. Enjoy! There’s just something about a well-waxed shoelace that makes your shoes look so much better. Follow these simple steps, and you’ll have perfectly waxed laces in no time!

Tip: The best time to wax your shoelaces is when they’re still warm from the heat of your feet. If you want, remove the shoelaces from your shoes, warm them up with a hairdryer and then do the waxing.

Wax Shoelaces? Step-by-Step Guide.


Step 1-Take a piece of cotton fabric or an old piece of cloth and fold it in half. Then, moisten the inner section with water. The moistened area should be large enough to wrap around your shoelace at least twice.

Step 2- Take the inner section of the cloth and wrap it around one end of your shoelace. Make sure you wrap it nicely and tightly so no wax can seep through the fabric. Then, fold the other end of your shoelace and wrap it tightly with another piece of cloth.

Step 3- Apply a generous amount of shoe wax onto the wrapped shoelace and spread it evenly with your fingers. Ensure that you get any part of the shoelace that is not wrapped in cloth.

Step 4- Now it’s time to start waxing! Start twisting your wrapped shoelace slowly in the direction indicated on the wax. Ensure you’re applying enough pressure to get a smooth coat of wax around your shoelace. Continue waxing until you reach the end of your shoelace, and then repeat the process on the other end.

Step 5- Use a lighter to heat your newly waxed shoelace and flatten any bumps on the wax. Then, let your shoelace cool for about 10 seconds. You may hold it with your hands, but ensure that you don’t damage the waxed section. After you’re finished having your shoelace, carefully put it back into your shoe.

If you follow each step correctly, then there should be no problems. Remember to apply enough wax to make your shoelaces nice and shiny but not too much so that the wax seeps through the fabric. Good luck!

You’re done waxing your shoelaces! However, if you have friends looking for well-waxed shoelaces, let them know about this blog post.


Waxing shoelaces is a simple way to keep your laces looking new. This trick can be used for all shoes, including sneakers and boots! It’s also an inexpensive solution that doesn’t take much time or effort.

With suitable materials at home, you can wax up your shoelaces in just minutes! If you have any questions about getting started with this project, let us know on our blog page comments section to help out.

We hope these tips will come in handy next time you need to replace some old shoestrings!

Can I use shoe wax to waterproof my shoes?

Of course! Shoe wax is perfect for waterproofing your shoes because it creates a nice, shiny layer that does not allow any liquid to penetrate the leather.

What kind of wax should I use?

You can find shoe-specific wax at any cobbler. If you want to give your cheap tie-ups a nice, fresh coat of wax, then you can also use blue or clear candle wax melted in a double boiler.

What are the benefits of waxing your shoelaces?

Some people who have tried waxing their shoelaces have reported that their shoes last longer. This is because waxing shoelaces doubles or even triples the life of your shoe’s soles. Waxing also helps your shoelaces stay in place and look presentable.

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