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Treat Your Feet as if Your "Sole" depended On It!

We can be pretty casual about our feet, until they start hurting. Then we begin to realize just how much we depend on our feet practically every minute of every day. Both men and women spend millions of dollars a year on skin care products, but they are products for your face, and some for the rest of your body, but very few specifically for the"beauty" of your feet, and all these products, whether for feet or face need to be examined very carefully, both to see if they are effective, or even more importnatly, whether they are harmful.So today, we are going to look at some of "the bad boy" ingredients found in many skin care products. You need to be be just as aware of what you're putting on your feet and not just your face!
It is a very common practice, even among reputable dermatologists, to recommend slathering petroleum jelly on your feet as a way to trap moisture.. In a report on carcinogens from the US government, "crude oil, or as it is commonly known, petroleum jelly may inhibit the skin's ability to take in oxygen, and release carbon dioxide."
Sodium Laurel sulfate has been shown to cause potentially carcinogenic nitrates to form in skin cleansers by reacting with other commonly used ingredients found in many skin care products. Glycerin, an old fashioned favorite used in creams and lotions to prevent them from losing water thru, evaporation, also has a tendency to draw water away from the skin making it even more dry then before.
Collagen, highly touted in high end skin products is derived from animal skins and ground up chicken feet. These ingredients form films that trap moisture but may also be too much of a good thing by suffocating skin, and the natural need for skin to "breathe". Many of the hyped ingredients found in cosmetic skin care brands do not even penetrate the skin, due to their high-molecular weight. Some other products that are suspect are in-soluble oil-based Vitamin A (Retinyl Palmitate and Royal Bee Jelly.
SoleMates relies only on your body's own moisture to re-hydrate the skin on your feet, returning them to a normal healthy, moist state.