10 Tips To Make Your Shoes Slip Resistant Tip #1 – Work on scuffing the sole of your shoes. Tip #2 – Use a sandpaper to abrade the soles. Tip #3 – Stick two adhesive bandages. Tip #4 – Take advantage of either a nail file or grip pad. Tip #5 – Make your shoe slip-resistant with a spray pad or hairspray.