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    Updated on Jul 17, 2020. Posted on Jul 17, 2020

    17 Things That Could Finally Help You Get Rid Of Your Foot Fungus

    Whether you prefer a cream, a wash, a powder, or polish, these products are sure to keep you from feeling de-feet-ed by fungus.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An anti-fungal wash that helps with athlete's foot, ringworm, toenail fungus, and foot odor so you can finally start keeping your feet free of funk.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    And it's cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I have a smelly infection on the soles of my feet from excessively sweating. The forefoot or the heel of my foot becomes white with clusters of punched-out pits. This product is actually curing my feet. The first picture (above, left) is from the day I received the product and before starting to wash them. The next picture is from a week after using the product. I'm so amazed. After the first day my feet stopped smelling. It was really embarrassing having to hide my feet all the time, but I don't have to do that anymore thanks to this soap. I am forever grateful!" —Dave

    Get it from Amazon for $15.25.

    2. A citrus body scrub so you can exfoliate buildup between your toes while letting your feet soak up that sweet sweet clove essential oil, which has anti-fungal properties that can destroy fungus naturally while the citrus and rosemary oils keep your feet feeling fresh.

    A flat lay shot of the brown scrub in a labeled jar with the lid off and raw ingredients of citrus, rosemary, and clove around it
    Hey Sugar NYC

    Looking to shop small while supporting Black woman-owned businesses? This is your perfect skincare stop!

    Promising review: "I am so in love with this product. The packaging is well-done and also had fast shipping." —Patricia West

    Get it from Hey Sugar NYC on Etsy for $8+ (available in three sizes).

    3. An anti-fungal polish for anyone who can no longer stand the sight of their fungus-filled nail art.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful product. I was doubtful that a non-prescription would work, but this has. In about two months, the infected nails have peeled off and new nails have grown. (pictured above, right) All I did was put a layer over the toenail every night before going to bed. Highly recommended!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.86.

    4. A bottle of Carpe antiperspirant foot lotion to dry out your clammy feet, because fungus loves living in warm, moist places. Apply this and let it fully dry before putting on shoes or socks and BAM! No more fungus-filled feet.

    Capre Antiperspirant Foot Lotion
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this for my boyfriend who is on his feet all day and was always complaining about how sweaty his feet got. He usually had to bring at least one extra pair of socks to change into during the day. He also had to buy shoes more often because of how they smell. It would be impossible for us to get out the smell. Since he began using this product, he can't believe how dry his feet stay ALL day. His socks don't even smell after a full day of work. He's now obsessed and it's become a part of his daily routine." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    5. A tea tree oil foot soak made with some deliciously nourishing essential oils. This is worth getting if a future with foot fungus would be the final ~nail~ in your coffin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These Epsom salts have literally changed my life (above, left)! I love a good foot bath and I love essential oils, so naturally I was intrigued. My toes tend to be on the sweaty side and because of that they can smell sometimes. I try to use this stuff once or twice a week and it helps SO much. Very relaxing too. I will absolutely be buying this product again and again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.45.

    6. An athlete's foot spray for people who hate the feeling of lotion on their feet. This clears up those hard to reach spots and makes clean, fungus-free feet a simple spray away!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "So this one time like maybe a year and a half ago my buddies and I were on a trip to Mexico and ended up getting lost in the rainforest like a bunch of idiots. Long story short, I had to hike about 30 miles in wet boots in hot, humid weather. Among a host of other issues, I got athlete's foot. Fast-forward like a year...my feet are still itchy and it's bad. Like, skin cracking and falling off bad. Eventually I tried this and a month later, I'm cured. 10/10 would recommend unless you hate your toes." —Sam

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $19.32.

    7. An eight pack of moisture-wicking socks, because wearing fresh, dry socks is the golden rule to preventing skin irritation on your feet. If you've suffered from foot fungus because your socks haven't let your tootsies breathe, these just might help prevent you from ever getting it again!

    A reviewer wearing two mismatched pairs of socks from the pack. The socks rest at the ankles with a slightly higher, lightly cushioned end above the heel.
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are top-notch quality. This is not a 'thin' sock. It effectively rocks moisture from the foot (and I’m not sure if that’s its claim to fame)! By far, this is my favorite athletic sock!" —EMillerofKC

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 10 colors and three sizes).

    8. A paint-on nail treatment with your feet's best friend, tea tree oil – just add few brush strokes a day to your infected nails and soon you'll have painted a stunning work of art...clean, clear, healthy nail beds. Hello, The Louvre.

    amazon.com

    And this doesn't just have tea tree oil! It also uses oregano oil, lavender oil, and seven other essential oils to formulate an all-natural antimicrobial and antiseptic powerhouse treatment.

    Promising review: "The picture without the shoe was taken before I started using the product. The picture with the shoe on is two weeks later (pictured above). The product definitely works. I've tried many products for years dealing with toenail fungus and this definitely works. I wash my feet two times a day and apply the product after both cleanings — when I wake up in the mornings after my shower and then after my shower before I go to bed. Apply this to clean, dry nails and it definitely works." —Pepa

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    9. A mediated foot powder with *maximum strength* itch relief. Add this to your fungus treatment routine and it may feel like pixie dust on the soreness and irritation that comes from athlete's foot.

    A reviewer with their feet covered in the powder and the words "Very Happy" written above them
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wear boat shoes for most of the summer. Without this powder, my boat shoes are so SMELLY and funky I am NOT allowed to bring them in the house; so I leave my boat shoes outside to deter the raccoons from hanging out near our house at night. Since I've used this powder, my boat shoes smell as good as new for most of the season, and oddly enough, the raccoon population has increased in my neighborhood and my garbage is regularly destroyed by these critters at night. If only I saved an old pair of boat shoes to leave outside!" —iamnoman

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97.

    10. A natural foot balm for anyone who prefers a natural treat for their often-neglected feet. This is filled to the brim with nourishing essential oils (we see you, anti-fungal fighting tea tree oil!) your forgotten feet often miss out on during your daily skincare routine.

    A closeup shot of the balms packaged in apothecary containers
    Monita Natural Care

    Among other essential oils, this formula uses peppermint, tea tree, and eucalyptus oils, which all have anti-fungal benefits. Plus, coconut oil is known as a great carrier oil if you're trying out the essential oil system and GUESS WHAT...this has it too!

    Get it from Monita Natural Care on Etsy for $10.

    11. A tea tree oil balm you can easily apply between your toes if bacteria buildup is calling them home.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My husband had some kind of infection on his foot for a couple of months. Nothing he was too worried about, but he used this and within two uses it was gone. We are sold! It smelled pretty strong to me, but no one else in our house seemed to mind (our preschooler actually really liked it, lol). The smell fades away. And it really works. I think it's a great product." —BoyMom

    Get it from Amazon for $34.97.

    12. A foot deodorant made with tea tree oil and odor-fighting enzymes – use this daily and even the most sweaty feet are gonna smell like success.

    Sprayzee Foot Deodorant
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this spray for my husband who is on his feet most of the day. I know essential oils can help with multiple issues. Not only do most of the ingredients in this spray help freshen up those smelly shoes but it is loaded with essential oils that will also keep your feet healthy, fungus free, and safe from bacteria. I was impressed with the size of bottle and the directions were easy to follow. I highly recommend this product." —KellyMontana79

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    13. A nail treatment pen designed to best heal brittle, cracked, and broken nails that are being attacked by fungus. If your nails are discolored and looking bleak, this treatment pen is sure to be the ~write~ solution!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "After a week of using this product I was shocked! I was walking my dog through wet grass since it’s rained all month and I didn’t realize I caused a toe fungus. What a shock when it was almost clear after seven days, looks every bit better after 14 days!!! Buy this product, you need this if you need help with toe fungus. It’s affordable and works fast but 100% real." —Mia R.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $19.95.

    14. An anti-fungal tea tree body scrub that'll delight frugal shoppers who want a treatment for their feet that can protect the rest of their body at the same time.

    Amiré All Natural Scrub
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is perfect for at-home pedicures. I used this on my feet since all the salons are closed right now in my state. It left my feet feeling super smooth and it smells so clean and fresh. It really moisturized well." —Rissa Dawn

    Get it from Amazon for $14.49.

    15. Or a body scrub made with peppermint, an antimicrobial essential oil, and a coffee ground base for exfoliating gross buildup *and* treating your entire body to the caffeine it's ~bean~ craving.

    Frank Body

    Get it from Frank Body for $18.95.

    16. An anti-fungal, anti-bacterial soap you can use on jock itch, ringworm, back acne, body odor, and OUR FAVORITE...foot fungus! If you want something that'll help your struggling feet while also keeping your family clean, this soap might be what you're looking for.

    A reviewer holding up the pump-bottle of soap
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My husband used this on his feet after developing a small fungal rash and it relieved the itching and helped remove the fungus. It smells fresh. He soaked his feet and saw results in just days" —Sonia Sanchez

    Get it from Amazon for $16.87.

    17. A tea tree essential oil with a product-saving dropper and a strong formula that's gonna help out active folks who need to combat germs that love living in warm, sweaty spaces.

    A product shot of the tea tree and peppermint oils in a bathroom
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    Promising review: "I don't have the nicest feet. Ever sense I was little I have had toenail fungus. I read online that tea tree oil is good for nail and fungus so I have been giving it a try. It's been a little bit over a month and I have noticed a little bit of a change — the yellowing of the nails has gone away a little bit, but there's still some fungus. The size of the bottle is nice and the sent smells good. I like that it came with the eye drop sucker, it's great because you don't waste the oil when applying it to the nails." —Ramiro Florez

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95 (available in eight formulas).

    You, after making your feet look fresh:

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