The internet is a wonderful place. Memes. Free porn. The ability to inaccurately self-diagnose cancer at the click of a button. These three things pale in comparison however, to cyberspace’s latest development – a bona fide shortcut to cleaner kicks.

Yes, the deep dark web has come up roses thanks to its latest viral life hack: an easy way to keep your trainers white, courtesy of a certain tweeter named @sarahtraceyy.

The Twittersphere, as the Twittersphere so often does, reacted with joy of biblical proportions to a ‘before and after’ shot of said method.

Better yet, it’s one easily replicated at home. “Ok rinse shoes, mix 1:1.5 of baking soda & detergent, scrub w toothbrush, let it sit for a while, rinse, put in washer, baby powder/dry” Sarah explained in the Queen’s English. So if you are short of cash, or simply need your Converse back from the dead, follow this trick for some boxfresh sneaks.

Who said the internet was a waste of time?