Let's Talk About Athlete's Foot!
Posted on: April 26, 2017
Athlete's foot is seen as an embarrassing condition that appears as a red, scaly rash between the toes and sometimes on the soles and sides of the feet. Going to the spa or wearing sandals with athlete's foot is mortifying. While an esthetician may or may not be trained to help cure fungal infections, they would be able to identify it and suggest getting treatment. So how did the athlete's foot develop in the first place?
It's hard to pinpoint the causes of athlete's foot, as far as where it was contracted. A fungus that loves to grow in humid, moist surroundings such as shoes,
Curing athlete's foot, in mild incidences, includes over-the-counter lotions, creams or sprays. More severe cases may require prescription anti-fungal pills from a physician. Daily foot care is extremely important in the recurrence of a fungal infection.
Visiting an esthetician for a foot facial can be a beneficial part of the daily foot care routine, even if it's just done monthly. Foot facials can remove dry, dead skin, tone down callouses, and smooth freshly revealed skin. Curing athlete's foot is not as easy as preventing it in the first place but if you visit your esthetician for regular foot care, your feet will remain healthy and beautiful.