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Apologies if I have already asked this and forgotten what the answer was (I've looked back quickly but can't find anything). I seem to have very soft skin on the arches of my feet and since getting my Shin Splints sorted, continually get a blister in the same place every time I run.

Is there something you can rub into the skin (not to heal the blister or anything like that) that will actually harden the skin up?
 

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What you are trying to think of Steve is Compeed... it goes straight onto your skin and protects the blister or the vulnerable area :)
 

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Trinity said:
What you are trying to think of Steve is Compeed... it goes straight onto your skin and protects the blister or the vulnerable area :)
No it wasn't Compeed Trin.

There's something you can rub onto your feet to make the skin less prone to blister...still can't think what it is though!
 

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I heard your own wee is supposed to help with blisters :eek: I don't fancy trying it out...
 

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hmm... standing in your own wee... do you think that's why old ladies do it :rolleyes:


There is also a compeed cream... is that what you're thinking of Steve? :)
 

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hmm... standing in your own wee... do you think that's why old ladies do it :rolleyes:


There is also a compeed cream... is that what you're thinking of Steve? :)
No it's something more basic than compeed...like vinegar or something.

Being really helpful here am I not?!!:rolleyes:
 

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Salt hardens the skin I think. It's a dessicant (sp?) so removes moisture, therefore hardening the skin.

I heard peeing on your feet was good for athlethes foot. Something to do with the enzymes in urine killing the bacteria in athletes foot fungus and starting good cultures.
 

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Salt hardens the skin I think. It's a dessicant (sp?) so removes moisture, therefore hardening the skin.

I heard peeing on your feet was good for athlethes foot. Something to do with the enzymes in urine killing the bacteria in athletes foot fungus and starting good cultures.
I wouldn't fancy being a chiropodist treating old people.... but at least they won't have blisters and athletes foot :confused:







Steve... well, I would if I had a blister :)
 
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