Tips for Summer-Ready Feet

Get your feet ready for sandals this summer.

By Lisa Miller Fields from Reader's Digest | May 2006

It’s sandal time! Dermatologist Dee Anna Glaser and podiatrist Cary Zinkin give tips on keeping feet dry:

Summer Sandals

1. Avoid sandals made of sweat-inducing plastic, rubber or fake leather.

2. Look for cotton or other absorbent linings. Or soak up excess sweat with absorbent insoles, such as new
Summer Soles (

3. Spray antiperspirant on the bottom of your feet and between toes.

4. Dust with cornstarch or Zeasorb, a super-absorbent powder.

5. If feet smell or are red and itchy, you may have athlete’s foot.