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How to Remove Marker and Pen Ink from Christian Louboutin Soles

By Bebefuzz

If you shop last call or pre-owned, you've probably come across a pair of Louboutins with ugly pen or permanent marker writing on the bottom. It's horrible to see those black scribbles that ruin Louboutin's signature red bottom. Before you walk away from that amazingly priced pair of shoes, here's a secret in making that mark go away easily and quickly!

perfect red bottom shoes walking away

Some black ink can easily ruin the look of your Louboutins!

This how-to can be used for removing pen or permanent marker located anywhere on the bottom red sole area of Louboutin heels. It has also been used on new and old versions of Christian Louboutin shoes successfully.

To demonstrate, we'll remove the pen mark at the bottom toe area. Pen marks at the bottom arch are much more obvious and bothersome to a wearer, but unfortunately, we did not have shoes on hand that had this problem.

how to erase pen marks from Christian Louboutin bottoms

All that's needed is a bottle of acetone nail polish remover and a cotton swab or q-tip.

tools to erase pen marks from Christian Louboutin bottoms

Wet the cotton with the nail polish remover and wipe the ink from the soles! It really is that easy! The red paint on Louboutins is quite strong and will not be removed if you do not wipe aggressively.

removing ink writing from Louboutin bottoms

It removed some of the dirt as well from a couple of wears. :P

Louboutin bottoms

Hope this quick tutorial proved to be useful and aids in increasing your beautiful Louboutin collection!

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