Rains do give us some sighs of respite but with it onsets comes the hassle of trudging of walking through dirty pavements…and it is your feet that has to bear the brunt, I mean “all the brunt”! Therefore, it is very essential to give special attention to your feet during the season of romance….monsoon! Keep those fungal infections at bay- here’s how! Just read on….take a look!!
Common Feet Problems…..
Prolonged exposure to water can make your feet feel soggy and saggy making them prone top cracks and infections resulting in bacterial infections. Yes ladies, moisture makes a great bacterial ground for bacteria’s to grow at a rapid rate!!
Know The Dos…
Foot Cleansing is Essential!!
You should always wash your foot…every time you step into the house from outside!! It is best to use liquid soap wash for cleansing and always remember to keep your feet dry before wearing any socks or footwear.
After Cleansing Comes Foot Care!!
Different areas are prone to different problems. If you have cracked heels…it is best to scrub the area with pumice stone to eradicate the dead cells. Do not forget a relaxing massage with moisturizers. Clean the areas between toes and make sure to keep them dry. You can also spray some powder on those areas. Prefer anti-fungal powders!!
It’s Time For Toenail Care!!
Keep the toenails trimmed so that no dirt and dust can get stuck underneath nails. It will ensure easier cleaning of the feet.
Opt For The Right Footwear!!
Do not wear “closed shoes” as they tend to hold water for a long, longer time!! It is best to go for waterproof strapped sandals. You can opt for flip flops as well; they are perfect during the season of rains.
Know The Don’ts…
- It is best to avoid spa treatments during monsoons or ensure the pedicure equipments are completely sterilized with disinfectants.
- Say NO to fish pedicures as your feet remains in continued contact with water.
- Do not over done scrubbing
Keep common foot ailments at a distance with easy tips and tricks!! Enjoy!!