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How to Stop Foot Odour

Excessive foot wetness is a common problem. The foot has 250,000 sweat glands, the highest concentration of sweat glands of the entire body. Wearing closed shoes or socks made from synthetic materials for long periods of time can cause foot wetness. Excessive moisture increases the chance for bacterial growth when bacteria feed on sweat and dead skin cells, foot odour is the result.

The issue can be unpleasant, embarrassing, and unfortunately an on-going problem. However, it can be treated effectively with proper care and products designed for foot odour and wetness.

Here are some tips to keep your feet fresh and dry throughout the day:

  • Bathe your feet daily. Scrub gently and thoroughly between the toes using an antibacterial soap. When finished, dry your feet completely.
  • Wear well-ventilated shoes, preferably made from natural material – your feet will breathe better.
  • If possible, avoid wearing the same shoes two days in a row. Store shoes in a location which allows them to air out and dry. For shoes and boots with removable insoles, consider removing the insole after wearing to help shoes dry more quickly and thoroughly.
  • Wear socks made from cotton or other absorbent material.
  • Use products designed to treat foot odour and wetness. Odor-Eaters provides a range of products designed specifically to treat foot odour and wetness.
  • Odor-Eaters Foot & Shoe Powder destroys foot odour and absorbs sweat with 3 powerful odour and sweat fighters.
  • Odor-Eaters Insoles destroy odour and absorb sweat, keeping feet dry and comfortable.
  • Odor-Eaters Foot & Shoe Sprays are heavy duty anti-perspirant and deodorant sprays which fight odour on contact for 24 hour control.
  • All Odor-Eaters products attack the problem of foot odour and wetness, keeping your feet fresh and dry throughout the day.
  • Consider ‘layering’ different products for maximum effect. For example, use an insole in your shoes, then spray your feet or use a powder.
  • If the problem persists, see a podiatrist.

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