Rubbing does not cause friction blisters on the feet
Blister Science

Rubbing Not Required For Friction Blisters, Here's Why

Some people can’t get past the mistaken/flawed idea that blisters are caused by rubbing. It's understandable. But here's what's wrong with the rubbing theory.

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Are Blisters Inevitable?

Are blisters inevitable? Sure, they're common. But that doesn't mean they're inevitable. A simple shift in focus away from heat, moisture & friction is needed.

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Every Blister Prevention Strategy Works Like This

Preventing blisters can seem hit and miss at times. It shouldn't be. Every blister prevention strategy works in one of five ways.

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Friction Blister On Foot? How To Deal With The Friction

Friction - it has two different meanings. So, the next time you get a friction blister on your foot, this is what you need to know, and do for best results.

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The Research On Skin Toughening To Stop Blisters

Tough skin is more resistant to blisters, for sure. Here's some practical advice for skin toughening to stop blisters on your feet.

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A Hot-Spot Is A Pre-Blister State (Your Tiny Window Of Opportunity)

A hot-spot is a pre-blister state. It’s a warning your skin is starting to fatigue. Follow this easy two-step process to stop it progressing to a blister.

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Blister Prone - Is There Such A Thing?

Blister prone is a thing! I've got three studies that show without a doubt, some people's feet are more prone to blisters than others. See it for yourself.

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