Monsoon foot care: Count on these simple home remedies
Monsoons can lead to smelly and wrinkled looking feet. Which is why they deserve extra care during the rainy season. The humid, wet and sticky climate translates into wet shoes, sweaty feet, cracked toes, fungal infections, itching, athlete foot and many other allergies, shared Dr Rinky Kapoor, cosmetic dermatologist, dermato-surgeon, The Esthetic Clinics.
The most common foot problems in monsoon are
*Swelling around the nail folds
But these problems can be easily taken care of by some simple foot care habits. Check them out below:
Don’t jump in the puddle
The roads are full of dirty rainwater, which is filled with muck and virus-causing bacteria. The best way is to avoid walking in the rain and especially avoiding stepping in any puddles.
Dry your feet
The golden rule of foot care is to keep them as dry as possible. If by chance your feet get wet, dry them as soon as you can. If you keep wearing wet and dirty shoes, you will end up with swollen and unclean feet that are vulnerable to cracks and infections. Keep an extra pair of shoes and socks handy, if possible.