Monsoon has officially arrived and has given us the much-required relief from the scorching heat. But, it has also brought with it a host of other problems, especially for your feet.
Walking in the rain, when the streets are flooded with rain water, can be a daunting task. This usually affects the health and appearance of your feet.
Lack of moisture and excess humidity in the air cause a lot of problems for your feet. And also, this is the time of the year when you're highly likely to get a fungus or any other kind of an infection in your foot.
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Several experts believe that during this season our feet can act as a breeding ground for harmful bacteria and germs. It is highly important to maintain hygiene of the feet and keep them dry during the monsoon season.
And that is why, today at Boldsky, we're sharing with you some of the most important tips to follow in order to take care of your feet during the monsoon season.
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Follow these tips to keep your feet soft and supple and, most importantly, free from any kind of an infection.
Take a look at these.
1. Keep Them Clean Always
Clean your feet at least twice in a day to keep any kind of an infection or fungus at bay. Proper cleaning will also ensure that your feet stay super soft and supple.
2. Opt For An Open Footwear
During monsoon, one should opt for an open footwear and stay away from closed ones. Enclosed environment can cause damage to your skin and also create an unpleasant odour.
3. Exfoliate Your Feet Thoroughly
This is something that should be done on a daily basis. You can either opt for a scrubbing pad or use a pumice stone. But, it is crucial to exfoliate, to prevent a build-up of dead skin cells and keep your feet healthy and clean.
4. Keep Them Moisturised
Always keep your feet moisturised to prevent the skin from cracking in that area. Right after the shower and before hitting the bed in the night, these are the 2 times when you must use a light moisturiser on your feet.
Either make a visit to the nearby saloon, or try a homemade foot soak. But, it is important to get a pedicure done for removing the dirt that gets accumulated in the different parts of the feet.
6. Apply Talcum Powder
This is one trick that most women use on a daily basis. Applying little bit of talcum powder will prevent your feet from getting oily and also smelly.
7. Keep Your Footwear Clean
Dirty footwear can serve as an ideal environment for the breeding of bacteria and germs. Also, no matter what, never wear damp footwear and always opt for dry ones.