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Socks for reducing fungal infections: 5 benefits of specialised Socks

Discover how specialised socks, particularly Akeso Socks with Metis PCA™, are revolutionising foot health by effectively reducing fungal infections.


Introduction: Choosing the right socks for reducing fungal infections

When considering solutions for fungal infections, the role of socks is pivotal. Akeso Socks, renowned for their Metis PCA™ technology, stand at the forefront in Australia for offering effective protection against such infections. This article delves into how Akeso Socks are revolutionizing foot health with their innovative approach to reducing fungal infections.


1. Superior Moisture Wicking

One of the standout features of Akeso Socks is their exceptional moisture-wicking capability. This is achieved through the innovative use of Metis PCA™ fibre, which is engineered to draw sweat away from the skin quickly and efficiently. By doing so, Akeso Socks maintain a dry environment around the feet, significantly reducing the damp conditions that fungi thrive in. This moisture management is crucial not only for comfort but also for creating an inhospitable environment for fungal infections, making these socks a proactive choice for foot health.


2. Inherent Anti-fungal Properties

The Metis PCA™ fibre used in Akeso Socks is intrinsically anti-fungal. Unlike many other socks that rely on external treatments or chemical coatings for their anti-fungal properties, Akeso Socks’ effectiveness stems directly from the nature of the fibre. This inherent characteristic means that the anti-fungal properties are not surface-level but are integrated into the very fabric of the socks. As a result, these properties do not diminish over time or washes. Furthermore, the absence of additional chemical treatments significantly lowers the risk of skin irritation, making Akeso Socks a safer choice for those with sensitive skin or allergies, while effectively combating fungal growth.


3. Enhanced Breathability and Air Flow

A key feature of Akeso Socks is their enhanced breathability, crucial in maintaining a dry environment around your feet. The Metis PCA™ fibre in these socks is engineered to facilitate superior air flow, which helps in rapidly evaporating moisture. This constant air circulation plays a vital role in keeping the feet dry and cool, creating conditions that are less conducive to the growth of fungi. By maintaining an optimal balance between airiness and warmth, these socks not only reduce the risk of fungal infections but also offer unmatched comfort for both active pursuits and daily wear. The design ensures that your feet stay in a healthful state, whether you’re engaging in intense physical activities or simply going about your day-to-day routine.


4. Durability for Sustained Protection

Durability is a hallmark of Akeso Socks, crucial for providing ongoing protection against fungal infections. Unlike other socks where anti-fungal properties might be due to external treatments or coatings that can wear off over time, Akeso Socks are fundamentally different. Their Metis PCA™ fibre inherently possesses anti-fungal characteristics, ensuring that these properties are deeply embedded within the fabric and not merely surface-level. This means that even after multiple washes and extensive use, the socks maintain their effectiveness in combating fungal growth. Such enduring protection is vital for individuals who require reliable and consistent defense against fungal infections in various environments, whether in daily use or during more demanding physical activities. This long-lasting quality of Akeso Socks makes them a wise investment for anyone looking to maintain optimal foot health over time.


5. Skin-Friendly and Comfortable

Akeso Socks stand out for their gentle touch on the skin, thanks to the unique composition of the Metis PCA™ fibre. This advanced material, while robust in fighting fungal infections, is remarkably soft and non-irritating, making it ideal for those with sensitive skin. The blend of materials used in Akeso Socks, including a thoughtful mix of nylon and elastane, ensures a snug yet comfortable fit, reducing the likelihood of abrasions or discomfort. Moreover, the hypoallergenic nature of the Metis PCA™ fibre minimizes allergic reactions, providing a safe and soothing experience for all skin types.



Selecting the right socks is a critical decision for foot health. Akeso Socks, with their unique Metis PCA™ technology, provide a superior combination of moisture management, anti-fungal properties, and durability. By choosing Akeso, you’re not just choosing a sock; you’re opting for a healthier lifestyle for your feet.

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Sizes AU Size US Size UK Size Euro Size
Small 4-6 5-7 2-4 35-37
Medium 6-8 7-9 4-6 36-39
Large 8-10 9-11 6-8 38-41
X-Large 10-12 11-13 8-10 42-44
XX-Large 12-14 13-15 10-12 44-46
Sizes AU Size US Size UK Size Euro Size
Large 6-8 7-9 5-8 39-42
X-Large 8-11 9-12 8-11 42-46
XX-Large 11-14 12-15 11-14 46-49

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Measure from bridge to chin.

Mask Left - Right Top - Bottom
Knitted 3 layer - R 185mm 140mm
Knitted 3 layer - L 190mm 145mm
Woven 2 layer - R 250mm 135mm
Woven 2 layer - L 280mm 155mm