OMyFeet.com recognizes there are 4-5 million sweat glands on the human body. Over 250,000 of those sweat glands reside on your feet. So, it’s no surprise that sweat and stink find their way between your toes and in your shoes.
Welcome to “The Stinky Feet Zone and How To fix it”
We’re not going to chop words here. Smelly, sweaty feet can be as embarrassing as public flatulence. Sure, stinky feet may not be as audible. But unlike an untimely “break of wind”, that silent –yet deadly– sweaty foot smell doesn’t fade.
OMyFeet has seen pictures and testimonials on this issue and so many ask the same question: How do I fight stinky feet?
The smell, slipping, sliding, blisters and infection are just a few of the side effects of sweaty feet. For those who suffer with excessive sweating of the feet, things only get worse.
So How to Stop Stinking Sweaty Feet huh?
If you’re tired of soggy socks and toe-curling foot odor, we’ve got some tips to help you stop the sweat and stink. For your convenience, we’ve assembled some OMyFeet fan favorites:
1. Wash Your Feet Daily or Use a Home spa
Wash your feet daily with soap. Dirty, sweaty feet attract bacteria which can lead to foot odor.You can also use a home spa to keep your feet clean and fresh without paying hundreds every month for a pedicure.
Massagers offer you a warm foot spa to relieve fatigue. With easy-to-use rotary switch, you can choose 3 different modes to massage your feet. Treat your feet to a massage and spa experience at home as you comfort your feet in warm relaxation.
2. Use Antiperspirant or Exfoliating Foot Mask Cleanser
With all those sweat glands hanging out on your feet, sweat can come fast and furious. A strong foot antiperspirant is one of the best ways to stop unwanted sweating.
Also start exfoliating your feet, cleansing out toxins and bad skin and bring out the soft baby feet in you. exfoliating foot mask socks is a special foot mask with skin smoothing and moisturizing ingredients to get rid of course, dull and dead skin on the foot.
3. Use a Foot Deodorant Spray
You put deodorant in your armpits to stop smell. Why not do the same with your feet?
A deodorizing foot spray can de-stink your feet and your shoes and effectively fights and eliminates bacteria that causes foot and shoe odor, freshens feet, sports shoes and sneakers. Ideal for any athletes; runners, walking barefoot, cyclists, hikers, skiers, dancers and everyday movers.
4. Use Foot Powder to Keep Feet Dry & Fungus Free
After cleaning your feet, apply an antifungal foot powder. This will help reduce wetness from sweat and control foot odor. This antifungal powder can also treat skin irritations such as athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch and other fungus infections. Best works when you apply it on feet and in your shoes everyday.
9. Keep Shoes Dry to Prevent Bacteria Build-up
Alternate shoes to give them time to dry out. Dry shoes are less likely to be stinky shoes and less at risk of maintaining bacteria. You can also use electric shoe heaters to facilitate the process of drying.
10. Wear Socks, Wear the Right Socks
If you’re wearing closed toe-shoes, you need to wear socks — clean, dry, socks. Change your socks daily and avoid wearing cotton socks. The best socks for sweaty feet are going to be breathable, moisture-wicking socks. Wool, bamboo, and anti-bacterial materials are all good options for preventing sweaty feet.
11. Use Charcoal Insoles
OMF Charcoal insoles. Insoles are a great solution to keep your shoe and feet dry and odor free. We recommend switching them out every 3-4 months to preserve freshness and comfort.
12. Shower Massage Scrub Slippers Brush
This Shower scrub brush slippers is large enough to cover most of your feet for comfortable use.
The bristles are soft and guarded for a better sterilizing effect. Meanwhile, curved bristles fit the contours of human feet, delivering a comfortable foot massage to help release fatigue.
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