Let’s admit it, we all take our feet for granted. Our feet work so hard everyday to help us stand and move us around, but we give them so little respect. Today I would like to share about some basics care we should give to our feet to keep them in good condition.
Everyone is busy nowadays, however, simple foot care will only take up a few minutes.
You don’t need an expensive spa treatment to take care of your feet. Spending just a few minutes a day on foot care and choosing the right shoes can keep you free of problems that may lead to pain and even disability. These ideas can help your feet feel great:
WASH YOUR FEET
Wash your feet and between your toes carefully and regularly. Make an effort to bend over while you shower and wash them thoroughly (not just rubbing your feet against each others). Dry your feet, including between toes. This simple step of wash and dry can prevent fungus/bacteria infection, it also helps in preventing odors too.
KEEP YOUR NAILS CLEAN
Make sometime to cut your toenails, at least once a week. The primary cause of athletes foot is toenail infection. Keep your nails short, dry, and clean. Do not share your nail clippers woth someone else. Stick to one nail clipper for the infected nails and another for the normal ones to prevent cross infection.
Apply lotion on your feet and keep it moisturized after washing. You can cover your feet by wearing cotton socks to avoid “staining” the floor.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT SHOES
Everyone’s feet are different. One that is comfortable for others, might not do the same trick for you. Always look for a pair a comfortable shoes that fits well and offers sufficient arch support. After you wear them, make sure the shoes have time to air out (especially on rainy days).
SMOOTH IT OUT
Make it a habit to file your feet, to get rid of the hard skin and calluses, leaving it soft and smooth. Doing so will keep your feet looking fabulous and healthy.
I hope that by spending a few minutes a day, these ideas will help making your feet healthy and beautiful!