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Smelly Feet

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
Well i used to have realy cheesy feet but that stopped for months. But now i have bought these slippers & my feet reek!!!! Any suggestions what i can do?

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by buglove:
    <STRONG>Well i used to have realy cheesy feet but that stopped for months. But now i have bought these slippers & my feet reek!!!! Any suggestions what i can do?</STRONG>
    lol.
    You can buy things to put in shoes to make them smell beautiful. Odour Eaters I think they are called. Worth a try. If not just wash your feet more often.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    dump some soda powder in your shoes, and forget about the cost of odour eaters that dont do the job
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I've heard from several people that pouring some cat litter into a sock or something and hanging them in wardrobes/putting them in shoes. Aparantly the soak up odours really well and don't add a smell of their own.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    wash ukr feet more often and wear cottton socks. ( and do change them. like every day)
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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Thefairmelissa:
    <STRONG>Drink more water (stops the sweating). </STRONG>
    How?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    LOL!!

    Then dump the slippers... EASY! <IMG alt="image" alt="image" SRC="wink.gif" border="0"> <IMG alt="image" alt="image" SRC="wink.gif" border="0">
  • the_Paranoid_bunnythe_Paranoid_bunny Rampant Poster Posts: 487 Boards Initiate
    and never wear shoes without socks. a mistake made often by my sister when she was younger and her feet used to smell pretty bad.

    yes.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Ive stopped wearing my slippers & my feet have stopped smelling!!!!!
    But now my feet are cold <IMG alt="image" alt="image" SRC="rolleyes.gif" border="0">
  • the_Paranoid_bunnythe_Paranoid_bunny Rampant Poster Posts: 487 Boards Initiate
    Originally posted by buglove:
    <STRONG>Ive stopped wearing my slippers & my feet have stopped smelling!!!!!
    But now my feet are cold <IMG alt="image" alt="image" SRC="rolleyes.gif" border="0"></STRONG>
    http://www.totes.co.uk
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    My feet sweat all the time....it's a real pain...will try drinking more water...but only if its been flavoured with hops
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Gog:
    My feet sweat all the time....it's a real pain...will try drinking more water...but only if its been flavoured with hops

    Muppet, alcohol dehydrates. You'll sweat more!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Thefairmelissa:
    <STRONG>Well, Kentish, you asked for an explanation, so I may as well give you one, seeing as it's the middle of the night and I have nothing better to do. Moving swiftly on........

    When your body gets hot, you sweat, right? The sweat is there to cool you down, not to cause you hideous social embarrassment because you smell and are soaking wet.

    Drinking more water means that your body is adequately hydrated to cope with a bit of dehydration if you get hot or move a bit faster etc. Therefore you sweat a bit less because your body's cooling mechanism is not required as much or as often.

    Therefore you won't sweat.</STRONG>
    No, that doesn't make aany sense.

    I agree that drinking a cold drink will help you cool down, but it won't stop you sweating. As you drink water it equilibrates to body temperature pretty quickly, so having a cold drink only has a short-term effect.

    Drinking more water simply means your kidneys get rid of more, and you wee more.

    Unless you were talking about dehydration, which is an extreme, and not really relevant for the sweaty feet issue.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Marmite:
    <STRONG>Muppet, alcohol dehydrates.</STRONG>
    Not according to one of the kidney consultants I was talking to the other day. It's a myth apparently. Hangovers are caused by chemicals in the drinks rather than the alcohol. Hence red wine will give you a worse hangover than lager.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Kentish:
    <STRONG>
    Not according to one of the kidney consultants I was talking to the other day. It's a myth apparently. Hangovers are caused by chemicals in the drinks rather than the alcohol. Hence red wine will give you a worse hangover than lager.</STRONG>

    Well I know for a fact that to chemically break down alcohol you need water. Although it also true that chemicals in drinks contribute - that's why you should never drink the scum at the bottom of the bottle.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    u learn something knew every day <IMG alt="image" alt="image" SRC="rolleyes.gif" border="0">
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Kentish:
    Not according to one of the kidney consultants I was talking to the other day. It's a myth apparently. Hangovers are caused by chemicals in the drinks rather than the alcohol. Hence red wine will give you a worse hangover than lager.

    Well actually that's only half the story, alcohol raises the temperature and so you sweat more, the chemicals in it help contribute towards the disorientation felt the next morning.

    Interesting fact, if you want to get pissed quick drink sherry or stuff around 20% cause any higher and it irritates the system so takes longer to be absorbed but happens all at once Hence:

    Beers and Larger = gradually get drunk

    Sherry = pissed quick

    Spirits = nothing for a while and suddenly drunk with little/ no transistion period

    Just my $2.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Marmite:
    <STRONG>Well actually that's only half the story, alcohol raises the temperature and so you sweat more, the chemicals in it help contribute towards the disorientation felt the next morning.
    </STRONG>
    Actually you're right. Alcohol does cause vasodilation --> makes you feel warm.
    But it isn't a diuretic - that's what I meant.
    <STRONG>Interesting fact, if you want to get pissed quick drink sherry or stuff around 20% cause any higher and it irritates the system so takes longer to be absorbed but happens all at once Hence:

    Beers and Larger = gradually get drunk

    Sherry = pissed quick

    Spirits = nothing for a while and suddenly drunk with little/ no transistion period
    </STRONG>
    That's simply dilution though isn't it?
    <STRONG>Just my $2.</STRONG>
    Don't flatter yourself: $0.02 methinks <IMG alt="image" alt="image" SRC="tongue.gif" border="0">
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You could always try washing your slippers....
  • Porky_StalkerPorky_Stalker The Mix convert Posts: 108 Settling in
    just keep your feet as clean as you can, wear socks with trainers and shoes so when you wear your slippers, your feet dont smell as much...
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You can get these 'souls' for your shoes that stops t, or get feet deodrant and spray it in ur socks.
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