Do you wash your feet when you shower?
Subscribe to our lifestyle email. If you want to avoid foot fungus or nasty foot bacteria, you may just want to give your feet a scrub while you are in the shower. According to the Institute For Preventative Foot Health, “Wash and thoroughly dry your feet every day. Use mild soap, and wash between the toes.
Should you wash your feet everyday?
Though you should be skipping out on showering every day, you’ll definitely want to be washing your feet every day. The reason you should wash your feet on a daily basis is because they — as well as your armpits — sweat much more than your other body parts and therefore harbor odor-causing bacteria.
What will happen if you don’t wash your feet?
“The actual act of scrubbing or brushing (not just rinsing with water) helps to exfoliate your feet,” Dr. Lee says. Skipping this step can make you more prone to calluses, those hardened areas of skin that build up thanks to repeated friction, like the kind from walking around in shoes all day.
How can I shower without getting my feet wet?
A newspaper bag is often the perfect size plastic bag to cover your cast. Other good options are bread bags or small trash bags. These can be sealed at the top either with some tape or a rubber band. A rubber band allows the bag to be reused, and it is also much gentler on your skin.