Your sweaty feet may be an accomplice to wear out your footwear soon. So if you’re looking for remedies to treat the wet in the sweat of your feet here’s what you need to know:
- Avoid wearing high closed boots, plastic and rubber shoes which do not permit easy breathe of your feet. Even those fancy footwear with fur lining cause discomfort. Instead choose leather shoes or sandals which make your feet perspire less. Wherever possible, like when you are at home try wearing open, light footwear to keep your feet sweat-free.
- Avoid wearing nylon and acrylic socks as these materials have tight weaves which don’t permit free circulation of air inside. Opt for pure cotton socks which help your feet breathe easy.
And most obvious fact if you hate the sweat in your feet change your socks everyday and more than once if it’s needed.
- Daily care for your feet is the most efficient way to avoid sweaty feet. Remember the first thing you need to do when you get home is to dust off your footwear outside as they are carriers of various microorganisms. It is for this reason that many cultures practice the habit of leaving their foot wear outside the house and sometimes use a separate footwear when at home.
Then wash your feet in warm water using an anti-bacterial soap and dry them thoroughly after you wash them. If you’re a case of excessive sweating then don’t hesitate to wash them 3 or 4 times also. This will help to kill the bacteria and ward off the stink.
- If just plain washing your feet doesn’t prove to be effective then resort to the tea bag remedy. For this you will need a small tub of hot water. Immerse some 3-4 tea bags in it for about 20 min. By then the temperature of the water is warm enough to dip your feet. Discard the tea bags and soak your feet in it for about 10 min and then you can use up the water to bathe your feet. After washing them remember to dry it thoroughly before you step into your footwear.
- If your running short of tea bags you can use half a cup of white vinegar with warm water to soak up your feet. Remember to wash the spaces in between your toes thoroughly as these areas are prone to fungal infections and are less noticeable.
- If your left with some old expired baking soda that can no longer give the desired effect in your confectionaries make use of it to treat your feet. Simply drop a generous teaspoon of baking soda into a wide tub of warm water. Mix it thoroughly till it dissolves fully. Dip your feet in it and let them stay there for about half an hour. Then as a thumb rule wipe them thoroughly with a clean towel and notice the freshness in your feet.
- In case you’re running short of time but need some instant remedy then simply wash your feet thoroughly and wipe them dry and get hold of some rubbing alcohol. Take some on a cotton ball and run it over your feet and most importantly over the soles. A word of caution if you have cracks on your feet enough to embarrass you then avoid it for the alcohol will make you feel like you’re on a scorching fire.