How to treat calluses and build-ups


     Typically, eliminating the cause of irritation (for example, ill-fitting shoes) can stop a foot callus from getting worse; however, a stubborn foot callus will remain. While it’s tempting to take drastic measures to remove a callus by using a razor, rasp or other type of shaver or sharp instrument, this is never recommended—even if done by a licensed pedicurist.

      These procedures are not only dangerous but are actually outlawed in many areas throughout the world. Instead, proper foot callus treatment involves softening and reducing the foot callus formation. In this way, the feet are made more comfortable and attractive, while still offering appropriate protection from friction and pressure. Strong, chemical foot callus removers which contain high concentrations of caustic ingredients such as salicylic acid and potassium hydroxide can cause irritation and even chemical burns on fragile skin. 
     If you suffer from foot calluses, look for non-aggressive treatments with highly effective ingredients which contain ingredients such as Urea. Urea is a natural end product of metabolism and a humectant, which means it has the ability to attract and retain moisture. Urea also has excellent exfoliating properties which help to unlock skin cells which are tightly packed together (such as the cells that comprise a stubborn foot callus!) without disturbing the natural skin’s natural processes. Urea is also naturally anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory.

Having healthy and beautiful feet year-round is important. We do not want you to be embarrassed to wear sandals in public, therefore Footlogix® offers a transformational solution for softening and reducing foot calluses when you use the following Footlogix® products:

  • Footlogix® Foot Soak: This pH-balanced, anti-microbial, diabetic-friendly soak gently cleanses the skin without dehydrating and contains Urea to soften calluses and prepare the feet for treatment. (Ask for availability)
  • Footlogix® Callus Softener: This professional use only product is sprayed on the feet and toes and provides an instant softening treatment for calluses, toenails and cuticles. This non-aggressive formula does not need to be washed off and will continue to hydrate after the treatment is complete.
  • Footlogix® Stainless Steel File: After soaking and application of the Footlogix® Callus Softener, the Footlogix® Stainless Steel File quickly and effectively sloughs off excessive skin debris. This double-sided file is easily cleaned, disinfected or sterilized and never shreds the skin.
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