Tired of Stinking Feet? Try these 4 Tips

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If you are afraid of putting off your socks at friend’s home or experience teasing comment of siblings about your smelly feet and no one offers you washing due to the deadly smell of your socks then stop worrying now. Here we are writing some little things to do which will make you think when you last time felt the feet smell.

Feet Cleaning:

Do properly cleaning of feet with mild soap and scrub brush especially in morning and evening. Pay special attention to the area of inside the toes. Dry the feet properly after washing. Clip your toenails to keep them in a moderate size, and make sure to clean them regularly. Use a quality foot file to remove the hard and dead skin from your feet, as this dead skin gets soggy and soft in your shoes and provides a soothing place to bacterial growth which leads to smell. If you are diabetic foot care is even more essential for you. For any further guidance in this regard, you can find and consult diabetes doctor in Lahore, Karachi and all other main cities of Pakistan via Marham.pk.

Socks Precautions:

Change your socks daily. It does not mean that you have to buy many socks you can wash your socks if you are short of them. Choose socks that are good for moisture absorbance. Thick, soft socks made out of natural fibers or sports socks may be a good choice in this respect.

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Shoe Requirements:

Change your shoes too. Make it possible that you have two pairs of shoes and wear them on alternate days. If this is not possible then dry them properly by putting them in an open environment before next wearing or change their insole.

Home Remedies to Get Rid of Smelly Feet:

With all little things to do here are some home remedies which may help you to get rid of smelly feet.

Home Remedies to Get Rid of Smelly Feet


Apply alcohol with a little cotton ball to your feet every night. This will help to dry out your feet.

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Vinegar application may also reduce the feet smell. It may be directly applied on feet or you can soak feet in its water solution.

Epsom Salt:

Epsom salt is also good in this way. Add this salt in mid hot water and soak your feet in it for 15 minutes, then dry them and apply Vaseline. It will work absolutely.

  • Try these things without wasting time and feel free to take a break from shoes anywhere anytime. 

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.