Think of a hot, one day when you've been walking around an amusement park or skiing all afternoon. Oooh, — your feet have been in those sneakers a long time! On the car ride home, you decide to kick off your shoes. It feels good, but it smells bad. In fact,Everyone’s feet smell from time to time. But some people’s feet go beyond stinky and into the category of, “Throw your socks away and open a window!”

Why Your Feet Stink?

Dr. Jill Austin, a podiatrist at Advocate Medical Group in Aurora, Ill., says smelly feet are primarily due to feet sweat. There are 250,000 sweat glands in your feet, and the average person takes between 8,000 and 10,000 steps each day, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). And did you know that your feet can sweat up to half a pint each day? 

Bacteria normally inhabits your feet and love dark, damp places like the insides of sweaty shoes. They multiply in sweat and eat dead skin cells and oils from your skin. Their colonies will grow and start getting rid of waste in the form of organic acids. It's those organic acids that smell bad.

And for about 15% of people, the smell is really bad. Why? Because their feet are extra sweaty and become home to bacteria called Kyetococcus sedentarius.These bacteria produce more than just stinky organic acids — they also produce stuff called volatile sulfur compounds. Sulfur compounds usually are powerful and awful smelling. If you've ever smelled a rotten egg, you know what volatile sulfur compounds smell like.
How To Get Rid Of The Stink?

Having feet that sometimes smell bad may be part of life — but it certainly isnt' fun, and especially if if the stink bothers you or someone notices it, you may want help to step in. as bad odors can alienate others, and just make you feel gross overall.

So how can you stop your feet from stinking? Well, you might not be able to stop stink completely. But if you cut down on sweat, you'll cut down on the odor.
Try these steps:

  • Be clean.Wash your feet every day. Dipping your feet into a tub of water and scrubbing may be better than just letting the shower water splash on them. Be sure to dry your feet when you're done.
  • Wear the right socks.Cotton, some wools, and special knits made for athletes will absorb sweat and allow your feet to breathe. Put on a fresh pair every day, and also if the socks get damp.
  • Make sure your shoes aren't too tight.If they are, your feet might sweat more than normal.
  • Switch shoes.Wearing the same shoes every day can make them smellier. Let them dry out for a couple of days before wearing them again.
  • Kill those germs.using a disinfectant spray to kill bacteria in your shoes. You also might wash your feet with antibacterial soap. Setting shoes out in the sun also may help.
  • Wash shoes or insoles.Some insoles or shoes, especially sneakers, may be washable — a great way to kill odors and get clean-smelling shoes again. Be sure to dry them completely before wearing them.
  • Avoid shoes made of plastic.Plastic and some human-made materials don't let your feet breathe.
  • Go barefoot.Let your feet air out by letting them spend some time in the open air, especially at night. But don't go barefoot too much — especially in the outdoors — because that can invite certain bacteria (like that Kyetococcus) to live on your feet!
  • Don't share shoes or towels with others.If you do, that may transfer stink-causing bacteria from other people's feet to yours. Gross!

If you still have problems with foot odor, maybe you should try our new design: UV Shoe Sanitizer. (Killing, drying & deodorizing whenever and wherever possible)

  1. So Convenient. It is powered by USB, so it can be used whenever and wherever you want. Such as shoe, car, kitchen, wardrobe, living room, bedroom, bathroom, shoe cabinet etc. Especially, you can use it to dry your shoes, kill the bacterium and deodorize with a power bank outside or during traveling.
  2. Effective Sterilization and Deodorization. Killing 99.9% bacterium in a short time and
  3. UVC + Ozone + Heat. UVC: killing the bacterium; Ozone: Disinfection and Deodorization; Heat: Drying your shoes, help eliminate the seedbed of bacterial propagation.

         Read more: Why does the Ozone get rid of odour?

                             And why can UVC kill the bacterium?

     4. Wide Application: Besides your shoes, this UV shoe sterilizer can be used in wherever you want.

      5. No secondary pollution. Spraying fungicides can pollute your air easily.

      6. The most important, It can cure your feet with low cost.


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