Why do we have dry feet?
The causes of dry feet are diverse. The explanations of Muriel Montenvert, pedicure-podiatrist posturologist, president of the French Union for foot health.
- The physiological aspect : some people have a drier skin that others. On the other hand, informs Nathalie Rohlf, Mavala trainer: “We average. 7,000 steps per day. It is for this reason that the skin on the soles of the feet is 7 times thicker than that of the rest of the body. In addition, the foot is naturally poor in sebaceous glands which nourish the skin. Also, with age, the feet produce less and less sebum and therefore become increasingly dry. »
- The shoes : certain types of shoes such as tap dance, mules which are without outer interlocking favor Drought and the horn under the feets,…