Excessive sweaty feet is a genetic problem that seems to be inherited by more men than women. It is also called hyperhidrosis. It’s a condition that is more common in young adults than older adults too.
The effect of sweaty feet are but not limited to;
To combat this, you can employ one or more of these hacks;
- Apply Foot Antiperspirant
A strong antiperspirant for the feet is recommended as a means to stop unwanted sweating. If you have sweaty feet, this is a must have.
- Apply Foot Powder
After cleaning your feet ensure to apply an antifungal foot powder. This will help reduce wetness from sweat and control foot odor.
- Wash Your Feet Daily
This can be done before going to bed each day. The sweaty feet should be washed with an antibacterial soap. Remember, dirty and sweaty feet attract bacteria which ultimately leads to foot odor.
- Use a Foot Deodorant Spray
The effect of deodorant when applied in armpits is the same effect a foot deodorant has on the feet. It can be used to remove bad odour from shoes as well as stops foot odour.
- Wear the Right Shoes- Always
Sweaty feet and shoes with poor ventilation don’t mix. Endeavour to wear breathable shoes as much as possible. Always wear socks whenever you wear your shoes.
- Put Baking Soda in Your Shoe
After removing your shoes, put some baking soda in them to soak up excess moisture. This prevents nasty smelly bacteria from festering in your feet.
- Wear the Right Socks- Always
Close toe-shoes call for socks. The socks however, have to be clean and dry (in this particular order). Ensure to change socks daily and avoid cotton socks. Opt for socks that are breathable such as wool socks.