Sunday, September 20, 2020
Home Life Style Beauty Tips Foot Hygiene: A Must This Summer!

Foot Hygiene: A Must This Summer!

As with any part of your body, healthy feet start with good hygiene

While we focus on washing our hands at regular intervals, lets not forget that it’s important to maintain feet hygiene as well. As we continue to juggle work from and for home, your feet bear the brunt as many have either settled to wear slippers or go about our business are foot.

FOLLOW NEWSGRAM ON TWITTER TO GET CURRENT NEWS FROM ALL AROUND THE GLOBE!

However, not taking proper care of your feet can be detrimental to overall health, as they are the structural foundation of our body. Practicing good foot hygiene is essential in ensuring your overall wellbeing.

Feet Hygiene
Your feet touch the ground whenever you’re standing, walking or running, and they are extensions of the legs, which help move you. Pixabay

Matteo Lambert, an expert from Bata India Limited, shares with us some easy but effective tips to help you do just that:

Wear shoes that fit
Overall health and hygiene of your feet is directly related to the footwear you’ve been wearing. While the design should appeal to your fashion sensibilities, it is equally important to ensure the shoe fits you perfectly. Wearing the wrong size can lead to various issues. Be sure to pick shoes crafted with a good-quality insole to prevent your feet from sweating and oozing bad odor.

Avoid sharing footwear
People don’t think twice before borrowing or lending shoes. However, sharing shoes can actually lead to fungal infections. Be very particular about your shoes and refrain from sharing shoes, it is especially paramount in COVID times.

Wash your footwear at regular intervals
Invest in footwear that can be easily washed and sanitized. Be sure to always wash and sanitize your footwear at regular intervals in order to get rid of bacteria and germs.

Feet Hygiene
To avoid sweating wear breathable shoes. Pixabay

Wear shoes that allow your feet to breathe
In order to keep your feet dry during the monsoon, stick to wearing leather shoes when you go outside. Leather shoes allow better air circulation. However, if you are prone to excessive sweating, wear shoes made out of mesh fabric.

 

Be particular about socks
It is important to wear socks with shoes to prevent them from direct cuts and blisters. Wear socks that are made with rich-quality cotton that will allow your feet to breathe and remain cool.

Feet Hygiene
Socks help to keep our feet dry. Pixabay

Prevent your feet from extreme conditions
Extreme weather conditions can be harmful for your feet. It is recommended to always keep your feet snug by wearing socks to protect them from cold weather, but make sure the socks are not too tight. Also, don’t skimp on applying sunscreen on your feet when you step out in the sun.

Also Read: Demand of Hygiene Products and Staples Rise Amid Lockdown

And finally, don’t forget the basics!
Cleansing, exfoliating, and moisturizing is The Holy Grail of maintaining good foot hygiene. Wash your feet thoroughly with a mild cleanser to prevent the formation of bacterial and bad odor. Follow it up with gently rubbing pumice stone while your feet are still wet to rid your feet of the dead cells. Make sure your feet are completely dry and then finish off your routine with a generous application of moisturizer. (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

19,152FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,772FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Homemade Masks Effective At Blocking Droplets By Speaking, Coughing And Sneezing

Masks made with common household fabrics help prevent the spread of viruses like Covid-19 as researchers have found that they are considerably effective at...

Get Flu Shot to Avoid Having Covid and Flu Simultaneously

Health officials are warning the public to get a flu shot this year to avoid having to deal with COVID-19 and the flu simultaneously. Both...

India Couture Week Was Digital, Virtual And Democratic

It wasn't the familiar setting of the ballroom at the Taj Palace Hotel in the Capital, neither was it the familiar parade of 'shaadi'...

India’s Top Film Industry is Telugu Film Industry: Kangana Ranaut

Actress Kangana Ranaut says she wants film industries of different states to have a collective identity, and claims she wants to save the industry...

Planning a Road trip From Delhi? Here are 5 Must-Visit Destinations

By Siddhi Jain As several countries announced nationwide lockdowns in an effort to flatten the curve and break the chain, the coronavirus jolted the entire...

Top 10 Must Visit Places In Himachal Pradesh, India

Himachal Pradesh, in India, is a picture-perfect state that impresses tourists with scenic hill stations, quaint villages, snow-covered mountains, lush valleys, diverse flora and fauna,...

Here Is the Kind of Internet Connection That You Need for Your Browsing

For household and commercial use, everyone is looking out for the best internet connection. The internet has immensely evolved with time, and a need...

Here’s How Dinosaurs Caused Mammals to Develop Night Vision

By JoEllen McBride When dinosaurs ruled the earth, life was tough for our mammalian ancestors. So they learned to hunker down during the day and...

Recent Comments

Donate to NewsGram to support quality journalism.
x