Feet are probably the most neglected part of your body that demand the most (or a lot more) attention. Generally speaking, awareness is lacking when it comes to the correct love and care practices for the feet and one ends up falling for useless myths. If you are one of those then put your worthless worries to rest. We are here to burst some popular feet and footwear myths.
- Sunscreen on Feet?
Do you know that the skin on your feet is prone to many forms of skin cancer? It might sound absurd but your feet need sunscreen too. If you are out in sun, at least apply sunscreen every two to three hours without fail. Dermatologists say come hail, snow or sunshine, wear sunscreen!
- Feet issues- Nowhere to go!
Corns, verrucas, athletes foot, calluses, smelly feet and gout.. heard these terms before? These are some very common foot problems. You might even have it but you don’t know it. However, there is someone at your rescue, a podiatrist or ‘foot doctor’. Yes, they do exist! A Podiatrist diagnoses disorders related to foot, ankle and lower extremity. So next time, when you feel skin hardening on your sole or needle-pricking pain or sudden swelling around the toe, consult a podiatrist near you.
- Bunions- say what now?!
Many are unaware about bunions- a frequently found problem. Bunion is a bony hump that develops on the joint at the base of big toe. Footwear may or may not be the reason for bunion development. Inheritance of faulty foot structure, feet related injuries or deformity at birth are a few factors responsible for bunions. Ill fitting shoes might worsen your situation, so choose flat, low-heeled footwear that are wide and soft. You can even try your hands on bunion pads, orthotics and bunion correctors as well.
- Walk barefoot, it’s good for your feet
If you are at a farm at the break of dawn, the grass with morning dew beckons for a stroll without shoes. But try that at swimming pool changing area and say hello to fungal or viral infections! To make that pedicure last longer, don’t part away from flip flops or sliders when at home.
- Toenails- leave no tails
Many of us clip the toe-nails short and straight. The best practice is to trim toenails along the natural line and bid farewell to ingrown nails. In order to soften toenails, you can use toenail softening cream, soak feet in foot spa machine, apply tea tree oil or white vinegar.
Hopefully, now you won’t fall in the trap for such myths. Let us know if you are aware of more myths. Let’s burst some more bubbles together!
Summer means a total re-vamp of your wardrobe. And by now, you must have packed away your dark colours, heavy fabrics, woolen socks and boots to make way for pastels, light fabrics, bright pops of colour, prints and all things summer.
The soaring temperatures call for cool, comfortable and casual gears. Any outfit, summer or otherwise, isn’t complete without a fab pair of shoes to compliment it. Yes ladies, we hear ya!
Here’s a lowdown of our latest collection so you’re all set for a stylish summer!
Be My Bow sneakers: sworn to sneakers for life eh? We bring them in style with bows on. Wear these with denim shorts or skater skirt, a solid blouse, with some fun accessories for a trendy look. Be cute, be chic, be comfy! Available in blue (denim), black and white.
Tassel Tales: From printed cotton skirts, with yards of flirty fabric, to asymmetrical kerchief dresses. It’s the season for straps and laces. Unleash the gypsy in you with tassels on your feet that sway with each step. And what better way to flaunt your freshly pedicured and painted nails than strappy sandals! Available in beige and white.
Open back sneakers: let your heel not feel the heat this season with our open back sneakers! Whether your style is sporty, chic, feminine or contemporary, these can be paired with pretty much everything. Available in white and nude. Launching real soon, stay tuned with www.kanabis.in
Pretty in Pink
She is young, she is confident and she is ready to unravel the mysteries of the world. She is Alice and she is in today’s wonderland. ‘Pretty in Pink’ is perfect for any young girl striving to challenge the world with her youth and beautiful determination. Every girl today is bound to fall in love with these shoes for they not only match her personality but will be compatible with her altering tastes and styles as well. Wear them with collared dresses or classy crop tops, the beauty of these shoes is that they effortlessly blend with every change that today’s Alice goes through.
She isn’t the classic case but a beautifully tangled mess. She is a vibrant color. She is the girl engulfed in so much mystery that you need to climb towers to reach her heart. She is our modern Rapunzel and like these shoes she is a lot more than what meets the eye. Be it block colored dresses with bold accessories or your casual boyfriend jeans with a tank top, these Roman Mystery wedges are as adaptable as you need them to be.
Today’s Pocahontas is still as wild and brave as she was in the tale, but that isn’t all there is to her. Just like these shoes she has a stunning personality, stern mindset and a strong impulsive presence. Brandishing her own style in whatever she chooses to wear be it a backless plain top or a mini skirt screaming out her animal side, these ‘Braided Bohos’ complement our modern day tribal queen. She rules the urban jungle.