How to clean leather Dunks.

How to Clean a Dirty, Dingy Nike Dunk Low

There’s nothing more frustrating than a pair of Dunks that you can’t get clean. One area in particular, the tongue, tends to attract and hold A LOT of dirt.

We’ve been putting in the work after hours to come up with the best way to clean the tongue on the Dunk Low — and we’re ready to share it with you.

Make sure you watch the video above, then come back here for some tips & tricks for using the RESHOEVN8R Signature Kit to clean your dirty, dingy Nike Dunk Low. 

Tip: Don't go soft! 

If you’re in any way familiar with our Youtube channel, you know that we tend to clean most leather shoes with the Soft Brush from our Three Brush Pack. While the Soft Brush is great for the upper, it won't be as effective on the tongue. 

The slightly-stiffer Medium Brush will do a much better job at penetrating the mesh of the tongue and provide a deeper clean overall. 

Trick: What’s in a name? 

Once you’ve scrubbed your Dunks to your heart’s content, it’s time to put them in the washing machine. This is the most crucial part of the entire process — the RESHOEVN8R Laundry System is the most effective, efficient way to flush out the tongue and make it look brand new again. 

You’ll notice that we use our Sneaker Laundry Detergent to wash the Dunks. That’s because it was specifically crafted and formulated to clean sneakers. Ditch your household detergent! If it doesn’t have “Sneaker” in the name, it isn’t made to clean your shoes. 


How can you argue with these results? Your eyes don’t lie — RESHOEVN8R got the job done. No more dirty Dunks! 

Can’t believe what you see? Try it for yourself. The BEST clean of your life awaits. Pick up a Signature Kit today and discover a better way to clean your shoes! 

FAQs & Cleaning Guide

What’s the difference between the Signature Kit & Essential Kit?

The Essential Kit contains only the cleaning essentials — three Brushes, Solution, Shoe Trees, and a towel. The Signature Kit contains all of that PLUS our Sneaker Laundry Bag, which is an integral part of the Laundry System process. 

Why should I use your Sneaker Laundry Detergent?

It’s simple: RESHOEVN8R Sneaker Laundry Detergent is MADE for shoes…your typical detergent isn’t. Our detergent is free of harsh chemicals and dyes that can cause damage to your favorite shoes. 

What is the ideal washer setting to clean my Dunks? 

Always wash your Dunks (or any shoes, for that matter) with cold water. We opt for a normal wash cycle. Your washer settings may vary depending on the manufacturer. If you have questions, DM us on Instagram or use the chat feature here on the website to speak with a shoe care specialist. 

My Dunks aren’t made of leather; what else can I do to clean them?

Check out the rest of our Nike Dunk Cleaning Guides below! 

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Signature Kit

Sneaker Laundry Detergent

Dry Suede Kit

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