Having stinky feet or foot odor is a part of body odor and unpleasant smell occurs from your feet. It is very unpleasant to have stinky feet but this is a very common problem with people including men and women. Shoe wear and sweating feet are most common causes of having stinky feet. Here are some remedies and tips for getting rid of stinky feet.
Cleaning and washing feet is very important to avoid stinky feet. Make use of anti bacterial soap to wash your feet daily before going to bed and just after coming from outside.
Scrubbing feet can also help you reduce foot odor. Apply foot scrub of good brand on your feet and then rinse with tap water. Dry your feet and use any of good body lotion to moisturize and freshen your feet.
Your shoes are main reason for stinky feet and you must keep changing pair of shoes on alternate day. Moreover you must keep your shoes dry in sunshine and open air. Different types of powders are available to sprinkle in shoes to remove shoes smell.
Sweat is most important reason for having stinky feet. Avoid wearing same socks in alternate day. Wash your socks with anti bacterial washing soap.
Wearing open shoes is the best way of avoiding sweaty and stinky feet. Leather and canvas shoes are also considered the best for avoiding stinky and sweaty feet.
Foot odor can also be removed by applying different soak recipes and some of them are:
Soaking your feet in mixture of warm water and Epsom salt would be very good remedy to avoid stinky feet. Take a bowl of warm water and add just pinch of Epsom salt and soak your feet in this water just for 20 minutes. Epsom salt is very good in neutralize your feet.
Sage is anti bacterial, antifungal and antiviral ingredient and can be very good in reducing foot odor. Adding rosemary with sage is would be good soak remedy for treating stinky feet. For making mixture of these two ingredients, you need to have a foot basin, 1 tablespoon of dried rosemary, 1 tablespoon of dried sage and water. Leave your feet soak in this mixture for 20-25 minutes. This remedy is good for treating foot odor.
Baking soda said to be a miracle worker for removing foot odor. You can sprinkle some pinches of baking soda in your shoes to kill germs and bacteria that produce sweat. Moreover, mixture of baking soda, lemon juice and warm water is surely a miracle recipe to get rid of stinky feet. Soak your feet in this mixture for some minutes and let them dry. Daily practice of this remedy can make you avoid foot odor.
Black tea foot soak is another good remedy for treating sweaty and stinky feet. Tea bags of black tea can be very good usage of making this foot soak mixture. Take 4-5 tea bags of black tea, hot water and keep soaking your feet in this mixture. You will feel relief from sweat and stinky feet soon.
All these remedies are very good in avoiding and treating foot odor.