Foot Care

foot care, pedicure

Today, well-cared for feet and stylish shoes are important components of a perfect appearance. However, many people are more concerned with fashion trends than comfort. If shoes are too tight, causing pressure points, or if the lining rubs against the skin, this can lead to uncomfortable blisters and, in the long term, corns. The body reacts to this pressure by forming calluses in these areas or by increasing the size of existing calluses. People who suffer from foot deformities such as hammertoes, hallux valgus or splayfeet often have to deal with pressure points. However, this does not have to be the case. With regular foot care and pampering products, it is easy to take care of your feet.

Foot care – really quite simple

Foot care is actually quite simple. It is very important to remove calluses every 4-6 weeks to prevent corns from forming. The ideal method is to soften the skin with a footbath (water temperature 36-38°C) and after 5 minutes of soaking remove excess calluses with a pumice stone. It is not recommended to use a callus plane as it often removes too much callus. If you are unsure, visit a chiropodist and put your feet in professional hands. Alternatively, foot creams with a high urea content or salicylic acid can be used. Both agents soften the skin and reduce the formation of calluses.

People who are prone to pressure sores should regularly massage in good quality foot creams. Moisturising creams with glycerine, aloe vera or hyaluronic acid are the best choice. People often resort to cheap foot care products, but this is not recommended as our feet take thousands of steps every day and should continue to do so for many years.


A daily care programme could look like this

Daily: Use a light foot cream after showering to keep the skin soft and supple. Alternatively, a deodorising foot cream containing triethyl citrate, moringa extract or silver can be used to eliminate unpleasant foot odour.

Weekly: A warm footbath for at least 5 minutes will soften toenails and calluses. Trim toenails straight, at the same height as the nail edge. This can help prevent ingrown toenails and pressure points from shoes.


Important foot care products

– Callus remover: a product that helps remove hard skin from the feet.

– Moisturiser: A rich cream that moisturises and keeps skin smooth and supple.

– Foot powder: A powder that can help reduce perspiration and unpleasant odours.

– Foot deodorant: A deodorant designed specifically for the feet to help reduce perspiration and unpleasant odours.

– Nail Care Products: A set of scissors, files and buffers to keep your nails manicured and healthy.

– Callus and blister ointment: A product that helps reduce calluses and blisters on the feet.

Developing bespoke cosmetic formulations is our strength. We can develop your foot care product line and produce from as little as 5kg.


The following classic ingredients are often used in foot care products:

– Urea: a humectant that keeps skin soft and supple and reduces hard skin.

Salicylic acid: a keratolytic agent that reduces hard skin and softens calluses.

Vitamin E: an antioxidant that moisturises and protects the skin.

– Tea Tree Oil: a natural antiseptic that can help with fungal and bacterial skin infections.

Aloe Vera: a plant substance that moisturises and soothes the skin.

Menthol: a cooling and refreshing agent that can be soothing to tired feet.

Shea butter: a natural butter that moisturises and smoothes rough skin.

These active ingredients can be combined differently depending on the product to suit the needs of the feet.


Essential products for perfect feet!

It is important to pay close attention to ingredients to avoid allergic reactions. Although there are innovative active ingredients available for foot care products, they are often made with cheaper ingredients. Our feet carry us throughout our lives, but we often do not want to spend a lot of money on their care. It is important to know the needs of your feet and choose the right product. We are happy to advise you if you would like to develop your own high quality foot care range.




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