Tag: rare conditions

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Posted on December 17th, by Helen in Blog, Celebrity, Dermatological Advice. No Comments

Advice from Dr. Jessica Wu

Nail Fungus

Posted on June 25th, by Helen in Blog, Products, Skincare, What the Yuck?!. 2 comments

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What The Yuck?!

Posted on May 27th, by Helen in Dermatological Advice, Videos, What the Yuck?!. 2 comments

Ask Our Dermatologist

5 Rare Skin Disorders

Posted on July 22nd, by staff in Skincare, What the Yuck?!. 6 comments

Extraordinary and bizarre!

Celebrities with Skin Problems

Posted on May 9th, by staff in Celebrity. 31 comments

Psoriasis, vitiligo, eczema, etc.

Facial acupuncture

The latest celebrity craze

What the Yuck?!

Posted on March 26th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, For Men, What the Yuck?!. 3 comments

Warts? Nicks! Rash?

Jim Flaherty’s Skin Woe

Posted on January 31st, by staff in Dermatological Advice. No Comments

The Skiny on Bullous Pemphigoid

Stinky Feet Solutions

Posted on March 10th, by staff in Uncategorized. 8 comments

Stinky feet. So embarrassing. Like when you go over to someone’s house and you’re asked to take your shoes off and you’re thinking, “Uh-oh!” Our hoofs work hard, so it’s not surprising they do a little sweating. We all get the smellies, but some of us worse than others. The obvious remedies include not wearing your three-year-old sneakers without socks. Some swear by socks made with silver, which supposedly fights bacteria. Others suggest sprinkling stuff like dried sage in your shoes or soaking your feet in tea or vinegar. People who take the constitutional approach are convinced stinky sweat is a sign of a digestive system on the fritz.

What the experts say

“Feet stink because of odour-causing bacteria that thrive when sweaty feet are stuck in a warm, dark environment. The bacteria can then grow in the shoes, making the situation worse. Ventilate your feet frequently, washing or wiping them a couple of times a day with a tea-tree-oil-based cleanser. If possible, you can also wash the insoles of some shoes. A great natural remedy is to combine baking soda and cornstarch with a few drops of tea tree, lavender, rosemary or thyme essential oil. Sprinkle this powder into shoes or around toes … Read More »