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The Benefits of Reflexology

Here at The Comfoot Zone, one of the treatments Deborah offers is Reflexology. You may have heard of it, but what exactly is it, and who can benefit from it?  Reflexology is a type of massage that can be done on the hands or feet (here at The Comfoot Zone, […]

Is Earl Grey Good For You?

Every day I start my day pretty much the same – I roll out of bed and head straight for the kettle to make myself a cup of Earl Grey! But I got to wondering – is Earl Grey actually good for me? I decided to do some research and […]

How To Strengthen A Sprained Ankle

When you sprain your ankle, for the first few days it’s best to rest it, apply ice and keep it elevated as much as possible. But when it starts to feel a little better, there are some exercises you can do to strengthen it. Firstly, you can exercise the range […]

How To Strengthen Your Lower Back

As adults, many of us will suffer with lower back pain at some point. Here are some simple stretches you can do to strengthen your lower back and help to alleviate/prevent pain.  Partial Sit-Ups Lie on your back with your knees bent, your feet flat on the floor, and your […]

Why You Need Coenzyme Q10!

What is Coenzyme Q10? It is a compound that is produced by our bodies and is stored in the mitochondria of the cells. It isn’t considered to be a vitamin, but it has similar properties such as assisting with reactions in the body.  It is produced naturally in the body, […]

What is Frozen Shoulder?

What is Frozen shoulder? It’s a condition that is caused when the tissue in your shoulder joint gradually becomes thick and tight, causing pain and stiffness, and sometimes swelling. The pain can cause the person with frozen shoulder to stop moving it, which can lead to increased stiffness. What causes […]

Do Runner’s Feet Swell?

I’ve written a post before about the fact that many runners think they need to buy bigger shoes for running, and why doing so actually causes more harm than good. But recently my attention was drawn to a study which set out to see whether there actually is a major […]

What To Do When You Can’t Sleep…

Most of have those nights now and then where we either can’t get to sleep at all, or we have some sleep but it’s not very good quality. But according to experts, there are a few things you can do to help yourself to fall into a refreshing, deep sleep. […]

Is Sorbet Really Healthier Than Ice-Cream?

During summer, most people naturally look for a nice cool treat on hot day – and often that treat is ice-cream. Others, however, tend to choose sorbet because they conclude that it’s healthier. Is that actually true? Let’s compare the two! Most ice-creams are made using full fat milk and […]

How To Make Cruelty-Free Cleaning Products

Fed up of shelling out money for cleaning products which are full of chemicals? Here’s how you can make your own simple cleaning concoctions, and they are all completely cruelty-free!   All-purpose Cleaner: You need to get a spray bottle, and add half a cup of white vinegar, 2 tablespoons […]

The Benefits Of Cycling…

The city I live in has rental bikes everywhere at a very cheap price, so I’ve decided that this year I want to try cycling as a new way of exercising. But I was wondering, what are the benefits of cycling? Let’s take a look! Firstly, cycling is a good […]

How To Prepare Your Feet For Summer!

Blog by Hatti It’s getting round to that time of year where we can ditch our coats and jumpers in favour of shorts and maybe the casual light jacket. But what about our feet? Don’t they deserve to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine too? It is surprising how many […]

Benefits of Papaya

Papaya is rich in vitamin C – one fruit contains about 300% of the recommended daily amount! It’s also full of other vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, including high levels of vitamin A and fiber! It contains active enzymes which are highly beneficial for your skin. You can use it with […]

Is Coffee Good For You?

Coffee. Some people avoid it, others can’t get enough, but is it really bad for you? While there are some potentially negative effects, you may be surprised to learn that coffee actually has many health benefits, and may even add to your life! So let’s look at the positive and […]

The Benefits Of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a very powerful antioxidant, so it boosts the immune system and helps the body fight against inflammation. Additionally, it helps in the production of collagen, which is a substance that makes up about 30% of our bones, and it’s what enables them to be resilient. Vitamin C […]

How To Recover From A Cold Quickly!

I came down with a cold recently, but rather than taking the usual time of a week to feel like a human again, it only took me 3 days, and within 4 days I was back to normal! This has never happened before! As you know, we always swear by […]

5 Root Veggies That Are Great For Your Health!

Onion Onions are surprisingly high in nutrients – including B vitamins, potassium, and a high amount of vitamin C. They are full of antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties, and research shows that they may help prevent heart disease, high blood pressure and inflammation. Other promising studies have shown that onions […]

Six Of The Healthiest Teas…

Chamomile Tea The main benefit of this tea is as a sleep aid, but it is also believed to be anti-inflammatory, ant-bacterial, and to help improve liver health. It has been shown to boost the immune system, helping to fight illnesses such as the common cold. Its soothing properties have […]

Daily Foot Care Tips

In the middle of winter our feet are often neglected as they’re not on display. But it’s important to look after our feet all year round. Wash and moisturise your feet regularly, especially as you get older, as the skin on your feet gets very dry, and even more so […]

This Chemical Is Found In Everyday Products – Including Food!

The chemical in question is actually a family of man-made chemicals called Phthalates. Firstly, what are they? They are chemicals that make plastic soft and flexible, and they are found in many everyday products – including food!   So what kind of products contain phthalates? Everything from cosmetics such as […]

Are These Old Wives Tales Proved True By Science?

  You shouldn’t swim after eating!   When you eat, your body increases blood flow to your stomach to aid with digestion, which means less oxygen is available for your arms and legs, which can lead to cramps. But considering this was something we were told as kids, it was […]

5 Things You Think Are Bad For You, But They’re Actually Not!

Eggs Eggs are loaded with nutrients, they contain a small amount of almost every nutrient you need! They raise your HDL, helping to prevent many health problems including heart disease! They also contain substances which are really beneficial for eye health.   Butter Butter is great for you in moderation. […]

Diabetic Foot Care Tips

People with diabetes may be aware that they need to take extra care with their feet, but why is it so important? A high blood sugar level causes damage to nerves and leads to poor circulation, so it can result in loss of feeling in the feet. This lack of […]

Why We Swear By Tea Tree Oil

  I’ve previously written a post about how amazing lavender oil is, but another essential oil (which in my opinion really is essential) is tea tree oil! In our household it’s kind of like how the dad in My Big Fat Greek Wedding uses Windex for everything…    There are […]

Why You Should Take Care Of Your Gut (And How To Do So)…

Inflammation is suggested to be the root of all disease, and it usually stems from your gut. Suffering from inflammation causes your immune system to work harder, and this has a huge impact on your health. As you can imagine, what we eat is very important when it comes to […]

Does Your Shoe Size Matter?

Do you know your correct foot size? Does it always stay the same? Does it matter? Let’s look at some facts!   Several studies have found that around 75% of people are wearing the wrong shoe size (length and width)! This can cause many foot problems, such as bunions, hammertoes […]

5 More Natural Secrets to Prevent Colds/Flu…

As promised, here is part 2 of this post, discussing a further 5 natural products that help to prevent colds/flu, or help to alleviate the symptoms quicker if you catch one!   Turmeric/Black Pepper   Turmeric is anti-viral, and even a small amount is enough to inhibit the activity of […]

4 Natural Secrets to Prevent Colds/Flu!

So winter is on its way, and already there’s been some nasty colds making the rounds! I was unfortunate enough to catch one, and in my frantic attempts to get well quickly, I ended up researching lots of natural cold remedies, and testing them out!   Unfortunately I already had […]

6 Foot Myths Busted!

I’ve worked in the foot care business for over 10 years now, so I’ve heard lots of misconceptions about feet in that time! Here’s a few ideas that are commonly believed to be facts, some of which are partially untrue, and others are complete myths! Shoes cause bunions. It seems […]

World Heart Day- Take Care Of Your Heart!

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the world’s number one killer, claiming 17.5 million lives every year. World Heart Day aims to raise awareness for this, and to educate people on how to prevent and control CVD.   So how can each of us look after our heart? Here’s a few simple […]

5 Common Foot Problems, Treatments and Prevention!

  We rely on our feet a lot, and considering how much we use them, it’s not surprising that most people encounter foot problems from time to time. But many of these foot problems are not only treatable, but preventable too! Here’s a list of 5 common foot problems and […]

What is a Medical Pedicure?

Summer is coming to an end- that means the socks will be going on and our feet will no longer be on show! It also means that when spring rolls around, there will be a sudden need to get our feet looking and feeling good again before we’re back in […]

5 Reasons You Should Dance As Much As Possible!

Music and dancing are a big part of many cultures. Often when we hear music, we can’t help but tap our feet or sway our hips to the rhythm. But did you know that dancing actually has many proven health benefits too?   Boosts Memory/Decision Making Physical exercise increases oxygen […]

What Is Cortisol?

What is Cortisol? Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands (which sit above each kidney). It is often referred to as the ‘stress hormone’, because it’s produced in response to stress (physical or emotional) or fear.   What does it do? Without a healthy level of cortisol […]

7 Natural Ways To Relieve Stress

Unfortunately, most of us lead hectic, challenging lives that cause us to feel stressed a lot of the time. When we are stressed, our cortisol levels rise, which negatively affects us both physically and mentally (I’ll write a blog soon with more information about cortisol)- so what are some natural […]

How To Treat Inflammation

What Is Inflammation?   Inflammation is when part of the body reacts to injury or infection by turning red, swollen, hot and often painful. It is an immune response which indicates that the body is fighting something harmful and trying to heal itself. So it may not feel good- but […]

Why Plastic Is Harming Our Planet (And How You Can Help)….

Every day, around 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our oceans, and approximately 5000 pieces of marine plastic pollution have been found per mile of beach here in the UK! Plastic can take up to 1000 years to break down in the environment!   These pieces […]

The Safest Way to Treat a Fever

What is a fever?   A fever is when the body temperature rises- although if it’s below 38 C it’s considered a low-grade fever and is not medically significant. The rise in temperature kick-starts an immune response to a bacteria or a virus, since these cannot survive in a high […]

Milk Alternatives: Part One

In the past few years, my family has suffered with various health problems which have led them to alter their diets. Currently my sister is trying a dairy-free diet, and in a few days time I’m going to join her! We have been experimenting with different milk alternatives, so I […]

What Is Indian Head Massage?

Here at The Comfoot Zone, we now offer a new treatment- Indian Head Massage. Maybe you’ve heard of it- maybe you haven’t- but what are the benefits?   One huge benefit of Indian Head Massage is that it helps relieve back/neck pain, as well as migraines and headaches. These things […]

What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious lifelong condition that affects around 3.5 million people in the UK. There are 2 types of diabetes- known as Type 1 and Type 2, and 90% of those with diabetes have Type 2. Experts estimate that there could be as many as half a million people […]

What Your Skin’s pH Should Be…

As you probably know, we love natural products- and there are so many benefits to using chemical-free skincare. This article will discuss a factor that we don’t really see addressed often despite the fact that it is vital to having healthy skin- and that factor is that our skin needs […]

Asthma and Cold Weather- How To Protect Yourself

4.5 million people in the UK are currently receiving treatment for asthma, and the cold weather, such as that we’ve been experiencing this winter, can often be a trigger.   So how can those who suffer with asthma protect themselves at this time of year?   Firstly, it’s important for […]

Thank You, Australia!

This Friday- 26th January- marks Australia’s biggest national holiday- Australia Day! When we heard about this, we realized just how many of our products come from Australia!   Our footwear range- Vionic– was originally designed by Australian podiatrist Dr Phillip Vasyli in order to realign the feet to the natural […]

What To Say To Someone With An Invisible Illness

As discussed in a previous blog post, many people quietly suffer from illnesses that are unseen by others. If you have a loved one who has an invisible illness such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Anxiety, or something else, it can be hard to know what you should and shouldn’t […]

What is Physiotherapy?

Here at The Comfoot Zone, one of our most popular treatments is Physiotherapy. Many people may link Physiotherapy to recovering after an accident, and that is certainly one reason a person may need a session. But is it limited to helping those who have sustained a serious injury?   What […]

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Toenails…

Recently, I was referred to a melanoma specialist to get something checked out. Luckily, it was a false alarm, but it made me aware of something I hadn’t realised before- melanoma can occur on the skin under the toenail.   As I researched it online, I saw that many people […]

September is Sepsis Awareness Month.

September is Sepsis awareness month, and today (13th September) is World Sepsis Day! Every 3.5 seconds someone in the world dies from Sepsis, yet when caught early enough it can be cured simply with antibiotics and fluids! It costs only £90 to save a life from Sepsis. What is Sepsis? […]

What is Acupuncture?

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a treatment originating in the Orient, and it involves inserting very fine sterile needles into certain parts of the body. How does it work? The needle is inserted to stimulate the sensory nerves under the skin and in the muscles, in order to encourage a […]

Simple Homemade VEGAN Face Masks

Recently I wrote about some natural homemade face masks! As some of them contained honey and yogurt, I thought I would do a vegan edition! So here is some face masks for different skin types, all totally vegan!   Dry Skin 1/2 avocado 1/2 banana Mash together, apply to a […]

Wilde Pedique Gel for Toenail Reconstruction

LCN Wilde Pedique gel was developed for corrective and restorative nail treatments. It can be used to reconstruct toenails damaged by infection or trauma, nails that are cracked or split, or simply to enhance healthy toenails.   Here at The Comfoot Zone, we select our products very carefully, as we want our […]

4 VERY EASY Homemade Natural Face Masks….

Why spend a fortune on skincare products that are full of chemicals when you can so easily make your own natural ones?  I’ve compiled a few ideas on natural face masks below- all of them have only a few ingredients and will leave your face looking and feeling great! All […]

Are Berries Good For You?

Berries are, in my opinion, massively underrated. They are tiny, tasty bites of deliciousness filled with nutrients, and can aid weight loss, fight disease, and fill you up! Here’s a few of the many health benefits of berries… Blueberries  Blueberries are jam-packed (see what I did there?) full of antioxidants! They […]

Simple Ways to Protect Your Sight…

Our eyes are incredible- and very important! How can we keep them healthy? Here’s a few tips! Eating Right Will Protect Your Sight! Fruit and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants that maintain your eye health. Veggies such as kale, spinach, broccoli, peas and avocados are all high on the list! Citrus […]

An Insight Into Invisible Illnesses…

There are many illnesses people have that may not be obvious at all. It’s actually quite astounding the amount of people who suffer with Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, and even Cancer- to name but a few! Many of my friends struggle with one or more of these […]

How To Protect Your Skin From The Sun

We’ve been enjoying some amazing weather here in England, but as great as the sun feels on our skin, exposure to UV radiation is very damaging. It is actually the leading cause of skin cancer, plus it contributes to premature ageing. There’s two types of UV rays- UVA and UVB, and we need […]

Why You Need Vitamin D

Why do we need Vitamin D? Vitamin D helps your body to absorb calcium, promoting strong healthy bones and muscles. Some studies have linked higher levels of Vitamin D with lower risk of diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and also depression. It also helps regulate the immune system, as […]

What You Need To Know About Fungal Nails….

Who is most at risk from getting a fungal nail infection?   Sorry diabetics- you are one group more at risk of developing a fungal infection– and anyone with poor circulation is also more likely to be affected. Other risk groups are those who regularly swim in a public pool, have a nail injury […]

How Can You Reduce Anxiety?

Most of us worry at times- perhaps when money is a bit tight, we have a presentation at work, or we are about to do something risky. Others suffer daily with more major anxiety problems. But what can we do when that feeling hits- how can we cope? Below is […]

Are You Sleeping Too Much?

I recently wrote about the benefits of making sure you get enough sleep. But what can happen if you’re sleeping too much? Can extra sleep at night help you feel less tired in the day? Is there a problem with having too much sleep? Let’s find out! As I said before, adults need […]

Plantar Fasciitis- How to Relieve the Pain

Plantar Fasciitis- many people get diagnosed with this painful foot condition- but what is, and how can it be treated? Over a period of time, the plantar fascia ligament (a thick band of tissue which runs from the heel right down to below the toe bones on the plantar side […]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are you getting the right amount of sleep? Sleep has a huge impact on our physical and mental health, and lack of sleep can take its toll on us. In this day and age, we live our lives being constantly busy, and trying to fit everything into our day can be […]

Feet Matter!

  Why Your Feet are Important… Your feet are the base of your body- the foundation of your whole skeleton.   Over the course of our lives, we put a lot of strain on them, by walking, standing, and exercising- largely on hard surfaces such as concrete. Our footwear also has […]

Stress Awareness: Vices to Avoid…

As I talked about in the last post, April is National Stress Awareness Month. We have already looked at bad behavioral habits that develop when we are stressed, and how we can replace these with good habits, but what about bad eating/drinking and reward-seeking habits that we may notice in […]

Stress Awareness: Swapping Bad Habits for Good Habits…

April is annual Stress Awareness Month, a thirty day period in which our country’s health care professionals and health promotion experts will join forces to raise awareness about the causes and cures for the constant stress problems our citizens are facing! Here is few helpful tips for coping with the stress […]

Broccoli to the Rescue!

A little while ago I wrote a post about the amazing benefits of avocado- which I stated is ‘one of the best foods ever’! While I remain loyally devoted to those delicious fruits, there is another green super food that is right up there with avocados when it comes to flavour, versatility, and nutrients. The vegetable I’m talking about is none other […]

Do You Really Need Dietary Supplements?

Vitamin and mineral supplements are a big business in the UK, with sales reaching over £400 million a year, and almost half of all Brits being daily users of some form of supplements! But could all these people be wasting their money? Are they actually good for us, or is it just a gimmick? […]

Food To Help Boost Your Health

We all feel under the weather sometimes, usually when it’s most inconvenient! There are certain foods we can eat to help boost our immune system, so incorporating these into our diets could help prevent us getting ill. Garlic Garlic contains the active ingredient allicin, which helps fight infection and bacteria. It has been […]

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Up to date statistics indicate that 1 in 2 UK people will get cancer at some point in their lives. I only just found out that March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought I would look up a few facts about it and see what is being done to help. Each […]

4 Easy Ways To Help Your Heart

Almost 160,000 people in the UK die each year from Cardiovascular Disease, and around 42,000 of those people are under 75 years old! As there are around 7 million people in the UK living with CVD, I’m sure you’ll agree that keeping your heart healthy is one of the most important things to […]

3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Memory…

Most of us have had times where we just can’t remember something! It can be so frustrating, especially when you feel that it’s right on the tip of your tongue! For some, it can seem that their memory is getting worse and worse (me for one!) So here is a […]

Take A Look In The Mirror…

According to Chinese Face Mapping, you can tell a lot about what is going on inside your body simply by looking at your face! So depending on where on your face you breakout, you could have more serious issues going on inside. While many people are skeptical- could there be any truth behind this […]

3 Visible Signs You’re Unhealthy…

Our body is wonderfully made- and when something goes wrong, it generally doesn’t happen without warning! So here is a few ways that your body may be trying to alert you to an underlying problem… If you notice that you are looking paler, you could be anaemic. Anaemia is a condition where your body […]

Does Oil Really Benefit Dry Skin?…

As I have mentioned before, I suffer from very dry skin on my face, especially in the winter (most of the year here in England!) I have tried many, many varieties of different moisturizers, some of which have worked wonders, others of which have been completely useless. At the moment I use Vitamin E […]

Five Very Simple Ways You Can Help Our Planet Today!

Since 1950, we have consumed as much as all of the generations before us combined. The Earth is our beautiful home, and we are slowly destroying it. There are so many small, simple things each of us can easily do to help reduce our carbon footprint, and show respect for […]

‘Ave an Avocado…

Avocados- some people love them, some hate them! They have a unique taste and texture, and lately they seem to be used in a variety of foods- salads, wraps, on toast, and even in brownies! But they are more than a versatile fruit- they are full of nutrients and studies […]

Help Your Feet to Age Well…

An average person will walk over 100,000 miles in a lifetime, so as we start to get older, we can expect to see changes in our feet. In this article I will explain a few natural changes you can expect, as well as ways you can help your feet to cope! […]

Baby Moccs are Awesome!

Baby Moccs are Awesome! Here at The Comfoot Zone, we absolutely love Mahaorla Moccasins, and here’s why! Firstly, it makes us happy when we see parents that are aware of how important it is to look after their child’s feet. We know parents want the best for their kids, and unfortunately it […]

Simple, Homemade Winter Foot Soaks…

  Fancy a nice treat after a long day in the cold? Here are some deliciously soothing foot soak ideas you could try this winter! 1.Heaven Scent. Weird as it may sound, jelly makes a great foot soak! Use half a packet/box in warm water. Jelly is great for skin and nails, […]

Do You Have An Ingrown Toenail?

Winter is upon us- which for me means a constant battle to stay warm! One area that seems to get cold quickly is the feet- which is why most people tend to keep their feet covered constantly in at least one layer of socks throughout the cold months! Add that […]

Can I Get Rid Of My Verruca?

What is a verruca? They are a type of wart that develop on the soles of the feet, and are generally flat and white, often with a black dot in the centre. Most people experience them at some time in their life, and they can be painful and unsightly. Verrucae are one way the human […]

What is ‘Movember’?

What is ‘Movember’? We are approaching November, and as many of you may be aware, that means seeing a sudden increase in men sporting moustaches. Perhaps you’ve noticed this trend, but are not quite sure why. You may even be familiar with the term ‘Movember’, but what does it mean? On average […]

How Can I Keep My Feet Warm This Winter?…

The weather is rapidly getting colder, and so are my feet! I’m often outside for most of the day in the cold, so I started wondering what I can do to stop my tootsies getting so frozen. The most important thing to remember is, wet feet are cold feet. And yes, […]

How to Combat Dry Winter Skin…

The temperature outside has recently dipped, and for many of us this has a rather annoying effect on our skin. As soon as the weather changes, my skin goes from normal and clear to dry and flaky! So I decided to research how I can prevent my skin from excess dryness […]

Tips for Healthy, Strong Nails…

Many people suffer with nails that never seem to grow much, are dry, brittle, and easy to break. If you’re one of these people, here’s a few tips that will help you to transform your nails into the strong, healthy kind that you’ve always wanted! Moisturise! Our hands are exposed […]

Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, or Osteopath? Is There Much Difference?

I often hear people talking about visiting their Chiropractor or Osteopath, but in all honesty I’ve never really known the differences between the two, or how they differ from Physiotherapists. So I decided to do some research to find out what each one does, how they differ, and who benefits from them. I started my […]

Our Vionic Sandals Range

Here at The Comfoot Zone, we value caring for our feet all year round. As you may know, Mr Hallett makes custom orthotic insoles which correct the position of the feet, enabling the alignment of the knees, hips and the whole skeletal structure to be put right. However, when it comes to the Summer […]

Getting Back to the Gym After an Injury…

Many of our patients love to keep fit, and when they have sustained an injury that has held them back from hitting the gym, they just cant wait to get back to it! This attitude is great- but could result in worsening the injury and an even longer recovery time, […]

Should Running Shoes Be Bigger Than Regular Shoes?

Many people believe that their running shoes need to be considerably larger than their regular shoes. While researching this subject, I came across many people who say that to find a good running shoe, you should always go up at least half a size, sometimes one or two whole sizes! The reasons given are that […]

The Truth About Nail Polish…

Not many treats are as harmless as a nice manicure or pedicure, right? Unfortunately, depending on the brand you use, it could be quite the opposite!  Inside those little bottles of pretty coloured polishes there are some not so pretty chemicals- some are known carcinogens and others have been linked to fertility problems and organ damage. These chemicals have been shown to have adverse effects even […]

Common Foot Problems

Here are a few common foot problems that we can treat and advise here at The Comfoot Zone! 1.Fungal Nail Infections are caused when funghi that usually lives harmlessly on the skin multiplies. What to look for- At first there may be no obvious symptoms, but as it progresses it causes discolouration of the […]

Introducing Mahaorla Moccasins…

As you may know, we are pretty passionate about parents looking after their kids’ feet! If feet are neglected while they are developing- which goes from birth to late teens- this could lead to decades of pain and discomfort not just in the feet, but also in the knees, hips, back […]

Give Your Feet a Glance!

A lot of people can’t stand feet, and avoid looking at them as much as possible! They may not be the most attractive part of the body, but they do deserve more credit than they get, as they could actually alert you to a serious underlying medical condition! Here are a few examples. Dry, flaky skin, brittle nails, cold […]

Diabetics and Foot Care

I’ve frequently heard that diabetic people have to take extra care of their feet, but I never really knew why, so I decided to do some research and write about it for today’s blog! Due to increased glucose levels, people with diabetes usually suffer with nerve damage, which leads to peripheral neuropathy, causing […]

Exploring Barcelona in Various Sandals…

So, on day one in Barcelona I wore the leather sandals with the wedge, which in my previous post I said was about 2 inches, but in reality it’s actually about an inch! Uncharacteristically it was tipping it down with rain in Barca, so my feet got very wet and the […]

Testing Sandals to see if Footwear Really Matters…

On Sunday I will be jetting off to Barcelona, so as you can imagine I am extremely excited! The last time I went to Barcelona, however, we did a lot of walking- and for someone like me who suffers with fallen arches, this can be agonizing! So this time, I am going to be […]

LCN Wilde Pedique Toenail Reconstruction

LCN Wilde Pedique is a resin gel used for toenail reconstruction. It has unique adhesive properties so it can achieve great results on damaged nails, or on layers of callus where the nail is missing. It is able to hide ridges and discolouration, and looks and feels like a natural nail, […]