Prevent a blister with deodorant
Blisters are worsened by moisture and friction, so keeping your feet bone dry can help prevent them from forming. Slide the gel variety around the sides and tops of clean, dry feet before slipping on a new pair of shoes; the deodorant should act as a home remedy to lubricate any problem areas and reduce rubbing. But if you do get one, read on to learn how to use simple home remedies as blister treatment.
Tent it to protect it
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Bandages reduce friction and protect your blister from irritating contact, but how you apply them can affect how to get rid of blisters. Here’s how to use a Band-Aid for blister treatment: Make a mini “tent” by applying the sticky ends of the bandage closer together, with the middle padded part rising slightly over your blister. This home remedy allows the blister to breathe, promoting healing while also protecting it from friction or dirt and debris that could cause infection. Find out how to tell if a cut or scrape is infected.