Hot Tub and Swimming Pool Safety

Foot safety at swimming pools and hot tubs

I don’t want to be a spoilsport and ruin your fun as life is about having fun and making memories, especially when near a swimming pool or hot tub. Watching the family bomb into a pool at a villa, lazily swimming lengths or enjoying glasses of fizz whilst relaxing in the tub are great…… but;…

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How to look after your toenails

Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Grab a pair of scissors and trim your toenails. But did you know that if you are doing it the wrong way, you could be doing more harm than good? The main problem that is caused by poorly trimmed nails is ingrowing toenails. Although interestingly, you can also get ingrown fingernails.…

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Cracking Callus

The what, why, when and ways of a callus What A callus is an area of hard, thickened skin that build up on your body, most commonly, feet and hands. Why Callus build-up because your body protecting itself from rubbing, injury or pressure We’ve all had calluses form at some point in our lives, especially…

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Ouch! My corns ’urt!

The what, why, when and ways of corns What Firstly, a corn is not dangerous, it is a small, circular patch of hard skin. It can be painful if you press the center of the corn. If you have had it a long time, it might be discoloured, this is when people get them confused…

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Welly Walks

Is there a person in Somerset without a pair of wellies? Due to much of the county being low lying we regularly have flooded fields and sadly flooded homes and businesses.  Wellies are staple footwear over autumn, winter and spring for many people as you never know when you might come across a puddle turned…

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Christmas foot care

Your poor toes, winter is harsh for them.  The cold temperatures make it really difficult for your body to get the warm blood to your feet and hands. When numb feet are combined with icy paths the risk of falling is increased, and that is what I want you to avoid happening. I don’t want…

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