Sole mates

PUBLISHED : Friday, 29 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 29 July, 2005, 12:00am

Prepare to expose your toes this summer with good grooming for the feet

While men have made great strides forward in caring for their faces, their feet lag behind. If you intend to eschew socks for open footwear this summer, make sure you scrub up - smelly feet with hard, rough skin are a big turn-off.

1. Odour remover - try Fruits & Passion Refreshing Deodorant Foot powder ($100). It can be applied to dry feet or sprinkled in shoes to keep moisture to a minimum and odours at bay. IFC, Times Square.

2. Reviver - treat aching feet to a foot soak. Try Origins Foot Rest ($150). With an aroma similar to Deep Heat, this is one product that's sure to revive tired feet. New Town Plaza, Faces Ocean Terminal, IFC.

3. Moisturiser - try Fruits & Passion Moisturising Deodorant Foot Cream ($120). Almond, apricot and avocado oils moisturise the skin, while eucalyptus and clove oil to help eliminate unwanted odours. IFC, Times Square.

4. Foot scrub - Origins Sole Searcher ($165) contains finely ground lava rock to soften thickened soles. New Town Plaza, Faces Ocean Terminal, IFC.