A Guide To Shoe Care During Rainy Season-and Feet!

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Mary Rae Floresca | Negosentro.com | A Guide To Shoe Care During Rainy Season-and Feet! | Rainy season isn’t over yet! Walking in wet shoes because of the dirty flood and puddles doesn’t only feel disgusting but also cuts back the helpful use of your shoes. For those reasons, Vessi offers economical and quality waterproof shoes. Not only that, your feet may smell bad and you can catch cold.  Here’s a simple guide to taking care of your shoes and feet!

Shoe care:

1. Dry your shoes

Once you get home, stuff your shoes with crumpled newspaper or any scrap paper you have. This will immediately absorb the water, from time to time, change the stuffing inside with more papers. Do not blow-dry your shoes if it is leather, it may damage the material or weaken the glue. If you think you deserve getting yourself a new pair of shoes, then it’s best to opt for waterproof shoes to avoid the hassles and discomfort of getting your feet wet during rainy seasons. Check out https://shoeadviser.com/outdoor/best-waterproof-shoes for the latest review on the top waterproof shoes.

2. “Deodorize” your shoes

There are a few foot powders in the market that you can use for your shoes as well. If you don’t have, the best deodorizer is baking soda. Baking soda is a good cleaning wonder, so as taking away the stinky odor of your shoes. Aside from this, expose your shoes under the sun to let it completely dry. Sun’s heat will also kill the germs you picked up when you’re dipped your feet in the flood.

3. Polish your shoes

Especially when it is leather, you should need to polish your shoes again since it got soaked in water and dirt. Wipe with a clean cloth, then shoe wax, lastly, polish with a shoe brush. Best if you have a shoe tree, to keep your shoes in shape, if not, just stuff it with newspaper.

Feet Care

Ah, this part shouldn’t be ignored, clean shoes should be worn by clean feet as well. Once you get home after the heavy rain, do these simple steps:

1. Wash your feet

This is pretty obvious but go the extra mile to soak your feet in lukewarm water with antibacterial soap for 10-15 minutes. Thought maybe so tired, force yourself to clean your feet thoroughly, and don’t disregard the nails to avoid further fungal infections.

2. After Wash Tip

Of course, towel dry your feet, apply foot powder or foot lotion. Or you can apply baby oil or anybody oil on your feet and wear socks. That should keep you warm and to avoid catching colds. Applying oil or moisturizer to your feet will also lessen heel cracks or any calluses. You can exfoliate your feet as well to further clean and remove dead skin cells.

Lastly, take vitamin C and lemon juice to further avoid getting sick.

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