6 Quick-Fix Tips for Treating Cracked Heels

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With summer quickly drawing near, you’re likely getting ready to expose your toes in a fashionable flip-flop or summer sandal set. However, while your toes may be ready, the rest of your foot may be in rough shape, such as your heels. The skin on the heel of the foot is susceptible to fissures (cracks)—a common condition that can be … Read More

5 Fascinating Myths About Toenail Fungus

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As you’re getting ready to expose your toes this summer, you may not realize that fungus is lurking on some of the surfaces you’re walking on, waiting for the right moment to strike. Then, suddenly—bam!—you find your toenails in the throes of a fungal infection. Unfortunately, the internet is wrought will false information about toenail fungus and what to do … Read More

Pretty Pedicures Can Lead to Pesky Problems Later On: What You Need to Know

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We know that your natural reaction during the summer is to dash to the nail salon to get the dingy digits on your feet primped and polished the moment they’re less than perfect. But, did you know that this beautification ritual may potentially be harming your feet? Let’s take a look at some of the ways consistent pedicures may be … Read More

5 Simple Ways to Avoid Athlete’s Foot This Summer

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With summer in full swing, you’re likely spending a lot of time at the local pool or beach. However, lurking just below the surface of all of that fun in the sun (and humidity) lies an invisible enemy: athlete’s foot. Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a highly-contagious fungal infection that develops on the skin of the foot. … Read More

Summer Feet: Steer Clear of the 3 Summer S’s

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Sun’s out, bunions out, as they say. After spending the winter hibernating in boots, your feet are ready to make their debut in a fetching sandal. Unfortunately, with summer comes heat, which can be the cause of the sad summer S’s: swelling, stinky, scratchy. So, let’s take a look at these sizzling issues bumming out your feet and what can … Read More

Ingrown Toenails Make Summer a Bummer

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Why This Pesky Condition Is More Prevalent During Summertime An ingrown toenail—also known as onychocryptosis—can be a hassle any time of year. In fact, over 7.1 million Americans report having the condition annually. But, did you know it occurs more often in the summer months (ironically when your toes are the most exposed)? Let’s take a more in-depth look as … Read More

Flip-Flop Fiasco: 8 Reasons to Avoid This Fun and Flirty Footwear

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It’s just about flip-flop season. Time to expose those toes and prep your feet for fun in the sun, right? Wrong. Although flip-flops are so easy to slip into and super cute, have you ever considered what they might be doing to your feet? Bet not. Below are eight reasons flip-flops could be damaging your foot health: 1) You’re exposed … Read More