- Keep it dry
To discourage fungal growth, dry feet thoroughly after showering or bathing, use foot powders, and change socks frequently
- Let your feet see the light
Wear sandals or other open footwear to expose skin to sunlight’s antifungal effects
- Try tea tree oil
Apply a 10% herbal concentration in a cream base as a natural alternative to antifungal medications
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