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Smelly Feet Remedies That Work

Updated on July 6, 2014

The Secrets To Getting Rid of Smelly Feet For Good

Smelly feet were a major problem for me for many years. They were so bad that i had to change my socks twice a day and the insides of my shoes shoes actually rotted away. It didnt matter if I wore leather shoes, trainers or any particular type of shoe. The smell was always the same.

That was 10 years ago and now my feet are like fresh flowers of the forest, even after a long day. (Well I think so anyway) There is no amazing secret to this and its so simple that I only had to do one procedure once and that was me cured.

Read on and you will find how simple and permanent this treatment can be and I can assure you 100% that this worked for me personally.


Understanding The Causes of Smelly Feet

Smelly feet can be a real embarrassment and the condition can plague people for the whole of their life. I always wondered why I had such bad feet as I had a shower everyday and always wore clean socks.

I am not going to go mad with scientific explanations on what causes our feet to be smelly but basically the smell is a type of acid that is produced by bacteria growing on our feet. This acid is calles Isovaleric acid.

It is a myth that the smell is caused by the feet being dirty. If you have this bacteria living on your feet then it doesn't matter how often you wash them or change your socks, the smell will never go away.

The only solution is to eradicate the bacteria and all the masking products you can buy just hide the smell and do nothing to get to the source of the problem. I am a great believer in tackling the cause of a problem and the symptoms will look after themselves.

I feel this is a good way to look at things as people spend all their time worrying about the symptoms of their problem instead of tackling the actual cause.

One Good Recommended Product. - Get On Your Toes

This one works a treat by actually dealing with the problem. I know a lot of people who use creams etc. To be honest I find those really inconvenient as you always have to wait ages for them to dry.

This stuff in my opinion can just about handle anything that smells. I have witnessed it take on golf shoes that have been sitting in a bag for 3 months and easily deal with the nasty smell.

On Your Toes Foot Bactericide Powder - Eliminates Foot Odor for Six Months, 21 grams (One Pack)
On Your Toes Foot Bactericide Powder - Eliminates Foot Odor for Six Months, 21 grams (One Pack)
This product has actually changed many people's lives. This is as you can imagine a really big problem for people who suffer from this. Anything that takes away that problem has to be a good thing in my opinion.

What Was My Magic Cure?

Well....... The simple cure for smelly feet is to kill those nasty bacteria. This is so simple that i cant believe that i suffered with this for so long. Put some warm water in a basin and add 4 table spoonfuls of Potassium permanganate crystal or liquid and stir until they dissolve. Dip your feet into the basin and leave to soak for 10 mins.


This cured my smelly feet immediately and i have never had to re-do it. My feet went a bit purple for a day but that soon disappeared and i was smell free. Please let me know how brilliant you found this simple and effective TOTAL CURE

If your feet are particularly sweaty if might be worth using some feet antiperspirant to keep the the sweat in check and help stop the bacteria from coming back.

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Foot Odor Causes

Too much sweating creates the right conditions for the development of fungi as well as bacteria. It is this combination that creates the overwhelming stink.

The actual odor is only nature's way of telling us that the sweat glands are overactive. It is whenever the sweaty secretions break down that they send out the actual horrible smell. There is however some good news.

If a person suffers from a foot stench it can be really distressing for them. This simply because it is hugely embarrassing to have this problem.

However in strict medical terms its is not really that serious of a condition. As I mentioned earlier the embarrassment comes from the misapprehension that feet that smell is frequently associated with poor cleanliness.

In these modern times no one should suffer with poor smelling feet these days.

I Would Love To Hear Your Comments

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    • Geoff Magee profile imageAUTHOR

      Geoff Magee 

      7 years ago from Belfast

      @OhMe: Thanks very much for your comment. I would try my cure on your grandson, it certainly worked for me 1st go

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Our grandson is playing soccer and his feet and shoes sure are smelly. I had just created a lens on an all natural product which I ordered for him. Your lens showed up on the featured lenses so had to check it out. Nice.

    • hsschulte profile image


      8 years ago

      Hi, I enjoyed your cures for smelly feet.


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