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Unlocking the secret to athlete’s foot prevention: The role of socks

In this article, we reveal the critical role socks play in preventing athlete’s foot. Learn how Akeso Socks’ innovative design and materials help keep your feet healthy and free from fungal infections.


Introduction to athlete’s foot

Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a common fungal infection that affects many people around the world. It thrives in warm, moist environments, making your sweaty feet inside your shoes a perfect breeding ground. However, the right choice of socks can play a significant role in preventing tine pedis. In this article, we will reveal how Akeso Socks, with their unique design and materials, help mitigate these risk factors.


Understanding tinea pedis

Athlete’s foot is caused by a type of fungus called dermatophytes. These organisms love damp, close environments and feed on keratin, a protein found in your skin, hair, and nails. Symptoms can range from itching and scaling to inflammation and blisters. While it’s not a life-threatening condition, it can cause considerable discomfort and inconvenience. The infection typically starts between the toes but can also spread to other parts of the body. It is highly contagious and can be contracted through direct contact or by touching surfaces contaminated by the fungus.


The importance of socks in preventing athlete’s foot

One of the critical factors in preventing athlete’s foot is to keep your feet dry, clean, and well-ventilated. This is where the role of socks becomes crucial. A good pair of socks can wick away moisture, provide sufficient ventilation, and help keep your feet clean.


The Akeso Socks’s advantage

Akeso Socks are no ordinary socks. They are uniquely designed with a special fibre called Metis PCA™, which eliminates odours and can treat skin conditions caused by bacteria and microbes due to their antifungal and antimicrobial properties​​. This fibre is inherently odour-free, antimicrobial, anti-fungal, moisture-wicking, and breathable​. By wicking away moisture, Akeso Socks help keep your feet dry and reduce the chance of fungus thriving. The antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties can directly fight against the pathogens that cause athlete’s foot. Moreover, the breathable nature of these socks ensures your feet get the necessary ventilation, further making the environment less conducive to fungal growth.



Athlete’s foot prevention is a combination of proper hygiene, keeping feet dry, and using the right footwear and socks. Akeso Socks, with their innovative design and materials, play a significant role in keeping your feet healthy and free from athlete’s foot. So, say goodbye to itchy feet and embrace the protection offered by Akeso Socks.

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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
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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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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