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Advice on taking care of leg beauty in summer

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RULegs are the centre of attention in summer. Unfortunately, it is hard to maintain leg beauty. Direct sunlight and rough sand can make feet dry and hard, which might also result in blisters.

To help keep your legs beautiful throughout the entire summer season, it is necessary to take care of them properly. Certified pharmacist Ivanda Krastina of Apotheka pharmacy provides advice on taking proper care of one’s legs in summer.

Scrub and moisturise

Use of a scrub at least once a week will help get rid of the old, dry layer of skin, making feet noticeably softer. In addition, regular use of feet scrub and moisturising creams will only enhance the effect.

It is best to use moisturising creams after taking a shower. This will help keep feet moist longer. To accomplish the best result, use the moistening cream right before you go to bed.

Prevent sweating and freshen up often

To avoid the unpleasant side effect of intense heat – when feet sweat and release a most unpleasant aroma – use special deodorants for feet. Pharmacies offer two kinds – traditional aerosols and creams, as well as aerosols for shoes.

Protect your legs from sunlight

It is not only the face and torso skin that needs protection from direct sunlight – feet and toes also need protection. You can use the same sunscreen you use for your body on your feet. Remember – no matter what kind of protection you use – cream, oil or lotion – its filter has to be no lower than 15.

If you have nail fungus

The risk of nail fungus traditionally increases in summer. People spend more time barefoot in public places. With that, personal hygiene plays an even bigger role than usual. If you do get this unpleasant infection regardless, you will do well to get special medicine against fungus. Fortunately, modern-age medicine has plenty of different means to combat this infection – applicators, spray, cream and solution. All that is left is to choose the most appropriate kind and enjoy summer!

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