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Ways To Prevent Foot Odor

There’s usually no need to worry about stinky feet. But if the stink bothers you or someone notices it, you may want help to step in.

So how can you stop your feet from stinking? Well, you might not be able to stop stink completely. But if you cut down on sweat, you'll cut down on the odor.

Try these steps:

Be clean.

Wash your feet every day. Dipping your feet into a tub of water and scrubbing may be better than just letting the shower water splash on them. Be sure to dry your feet when you're done.

Wear the right socks.

Cotton, some wool, and special knits made for athletes will absorb sweat and allow your feet to breathe. Put on a fresh pair every day, and also if the socks get damp.

Make sure your shoes aren't too tight.

If they are, your feet might sweat more than normal.

Switch shoes.

Wearing the same shoes every day can make them smellier. Let them dry out for a couple of days before wearing them again.

Wash shoes or insoles.

Some insoles or shoes, especially sneakers, may be washable — a great way to kill odors and get clean-smelling shoes again. Be sure to dry them completely before wearing them.

Avoid shoes made of plastic.

Plastic and some human-made materials don't let your feet breathe.

Go barefoot.

Let your feet air out by letting them spend some time in the open air, especially at night. But don't go barefoot too much, especially in the outdoors — because that can invite certain bacteria to live on your feet!

Don't share shoes or towels with others.

If you do, that may transfer stink-causing bacteria from other people's feet to yours. Gross!

Kill those germs.

Use a disinfectant spray to kill bacteria in your shoes. You also might wash your feet with antibacterial soap. Setting shoes out in the sun also may help. Moreover, EZStep had finally launched their Relaxing Touch Bar. Relax in a rich lather of detoxifying activated charcoal. It is ideal for oily skin types, this bar soap gets rid of excess sebum and oil from the skin leaving it matte and intensely soft. To know more about the nifty Relaxing Touch Bar. Click here.

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