As we take off our socks and slip our feet into deck shoes and summer flats, foot odour can become an embarrassing problem. Read on to find out the most effective treatments for getting rid of your stanky feet…
Pedifix Ultimates Soaking Crystals, $6.45
These soaking crystals have the antibacterial and antifungal properties of tea tree oil, so they help to relieve foot odour while soothing aches and pains, taking away itching, and softening corns and calluses.
Dr. Scholl’s Odour Fighting Foot Powder, $7.25
This foot powder controls wetness and absorbs sweat to provide all-day protection from odour. Apply the powder to your feet for immediate results as you experience a slight cooling sensation.
On Your Toes Bactericide Powder, $14.95
An easy to apply powder that absorbs into the pores of your feet to kill bacteria and prevent regrowth, so it’s effective for up to six months.
If you prefer a more natural solutions, try one of these recipes using simple ingredients from your kitchen…
Sage and Rosemary Soak
Add a teaspoon of dried rosemary and two teaspoons of dried sage to a foot-bath or large bowl of warm hot water. Soak your feet for 30 minutes once or twice a day. Sage is antibacterial and the rosemary acts as an astringent, which helps minimize the production of sweat.
Apple Cider Vinegar Soak
Pour two cups of apple cider vinegar into a large bowl or foot-bath. Add four cups of water to the vinegar. Stir in one and a half cups of baking soda. Soak your feet for ten minutes. The apple cider vinegar has antibacterial and antifungal properties that can get rid of foot odour with just one treatment.
Baking Soda Lemon Soak
Stir together 1/4 cup of baking soda, 8 cups of water, and the juice of one lemon in a large bowl or foot-bath. Soak your feet for 15-20 minutes. Baking soda has natural deodorizing and antibacterial properties, while the lemon acts as an astringent that helps reduce the production of sweat.
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