What Is a Plantar Wart and How Did I Get One?

A plantar wart, also known as a verruca pedis, is a highly infectious skin condition caused by the human papilloma virus that appears on the feet. Warts appear as a small, raised bump on the skin which can feel smooth or can also have a rough surface. In some cases, a wart can have small black […]

Corn Pads? Should You Be Using Them? – What We Think…

When you walk into a pharmacy and you have a really sore uncomfortable corn that is making walking to and from work unbearable or is stopping you from participating in your favourite activity; whether that be walking your dog or attending a dance class, you want to try the first thing that seems like it […]

Painful, Cracked Heels?

Cracked heels, also known as heel fissures, are splits in the skin around the heels and can also be in other areas on the bottom of the foot. When we stand, our feet splay, therefore our skin has to stretch as well. If the skin is dry, has a lot of hard skin on the […]

Why Does Your Skin Get So Dry?

Dry feet are a common condition that can affect everyone at any age. The skin that is on our feet does not have any oil glands so therefore it is very easy for the skin on our feet to get dry. In addition, when individuals are not applying a cream to their feet regularly, the […]

Foot Odour Getting You Down?

Foot odour is a common issue, and can be quite an embarrassing issue for a lot of people. There are a few different causes of foot odour which can be addressed to solve the issue, to stop you feeling embarrassed about having smelly feet. Sweaty feet – each foot has about 250, 000 sweat glands […]