How to remove shoe shine stains : shoe cleaning sometimes ends up in unwanted staining. Such marks are often very noticeable and you have to clean them.
Scrape up as much of the wax as you can with a spatula or a spoon then remove the stain with benzene, turpentine or white spirit.
You can also remove the shoe shine stain by dabbing it with a cloth soaked in benzene or salty lemon juice.
You can also apply glycerine to the stain. Let stand for fifteen minutes then rinse with warm water.
If the stain persists, dab it with white vinegar, rinse and repeat with glycerine.