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DealDash Helps: Control Foot Odor

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Now that we are in the midst of summer, it’s time to control foot odor. Here are some tips and suggestions from DealDash.

Foot odor is a big problem for many people. Luckily, there are a few different things that you can do to help with this problem. If you follow these tips and tricks from DealDash your feet will be smelling sweet in no time.

Clean Them Well

This should go without saying – but make sure that you are washing your feet thoroughly in the shower. Many people seem to think that when they are standing in the shower their feet will be magically cleaned with the water that is running down your body, but you really need to soap up those feet and wash them well.

Dry Them Thoroughly

Again, it sometimes seems that people think that their feet will just take care of themselves. Sure, they will dry eventually, but just stepping out onto the bath mat does not automatically dry your feet. The reason that your feet smell bad is bacteria, and wet, moist areas are prone to bacteria growth. So dry those feet off with a nice fluffy, dry towel. Don’t forget in-between those toes!

Put Powder on Them

After you’ve washed and dried your feet take care of them with a dusting of talcum powder. You can also use baking soda or even cornstarch. These powders will keep your feet dry and help absorb sweat.

Don’t Let Them Sweat

Instead of drying out the sweat, how about not letting them sweat at all? Surprisingly enough, you can put antiperspirant on your feet.  Yes, the same exact stuff that you put under your arms to control your sweating. You can use a spray, stick, or gel antiperspirant on the bottoms of your feet. You should try to do this right before you go to bed at night. Otherwise, be sure to put on socks after the antiperspirant has dried, otherwise, the bottoms of your feet will be slippery.

Give Your Feet a Soak

There are many different foot soaks that you can try. Some different types of foot soaks include apple cider vinegar, epsom salt, or even tea! Yes, all of these ingredients can each make a wonderful foot soak. Try one of these ingredients each weekend for a great variety of foot soaking fun.

Thanks for Reading

Thanks so much for reading this DealDash blog on foot care. Don’t forget to check back every day for new articles here are well as on our sister blog, DealDash Tips. If you have any requests for specific articles, please feel free to leave a comment below.

Read this to learn more about foot care. Check DealDash for pampering items. DealDash has everything. Visit DealDash now to see how much you can save. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!

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This sponsored DealDash blog article was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Dawn was compensated for writing this blog article. Read even more at DealDashBlog.comDealDashTips.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.

DealDash Heals Heels

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Summer is ending soon, and with the fall and winter weather comes dry, cracked feet and heels. Stop it before it starts with this foot care routine.

If you’ve been wearing sandals and flip-flops, and even going barefoot this summer your feet probably need some TLC before the winter sets in and your skin gets dry and itchy, and even more sensitive than before. This foot care routine can be done weekly or as often as you need it. Here’s to a winter with soft, beautiful feet.

  • Start off your foot care routine with a nice, lukewarm foot bath. Let your feet soak in water with epsom salts, lavender essential oil, tea tree oil, or even a bit of Johnson & Johnson’s baby wash.
  • Next, scrub your feet with a scrub brush or a foot file. Try to concentrate on your heels, and wherever else you feel needs some extra attention.
  • Lastly, whip up a batch of this super-soothing foot balm and slather it on.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons beeswax
  • 4 tablespoons shea butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 10 drops tea tree oil
  • 20 drops lavender essential oil

Directions:

  1. Combine the beeswax, shea butter, and coconut oil in a glass measuring cup or bowl.
  2. Bring approximately 3 inches of water to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to low. Place the glass measuring cup or bowl in the pan and melt the ingredients together.
  3. While your mixture is still warm, and immediately pour the liquid mixture into a storage container. This container can be made of thick plastic or glass, and be sure that it has a lid so you can save some of your foot balm for multiple uses.
  4. Before your mixture is completely cool, Stir the honey into the balm.
  5. Add 20 drops of lavender essential oil, and 10 drops of tea tree oil and stir again to completely combine all of the ingredients.
  6. After your foot bath and scrub, apply the balm to your feet concentrating on the heels to soften and soothe dry skin. Put on a thick pair of socks (preferably bamboo material) and wear them overnight to lock in the moisture and relieve cracked heels.

I hope that this article has inspired you to preemptively protect your feet against the weather. DealDash has a wonderful category called Fashion, Health, and Beauty. If you’re in need of some pampering, let DealDash help. Just click this link and you will be taken to DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!

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