HikeGoo has proven to be highly effective in preventing blisters and calluses for hikers using a wax-based lubricant that prevents blisters and protects your feet from moisture.
Rick and Carl, the founders of Foot Kinetics, developed HikeGoo after trying almost every other blister prevention product available. Scientists by training and serious hikers by passion, they decided to create their own blister prevention product, a natural barrier cream made with wax, that reduces the friction that causes blisters. The wax lubricates your foot, provides a protective coating over your skin, is more effective and lasts longer than other blister prevention creams.
How HikeGoo Works
Blisters are caused by a combination of friction, heat and moisture. Active feet continually sweat and swell. Swelling, and moisture increase pressure points which exacerbates many types of foot problems.
The HikeGoo formulation works because it is thick and stays on the skin’s surface longer to provide a protective layer that reduces rubbing, friction, calluses and blisters on all parts of the foot. Made with hard waxes, lanolin and a balance of natural jojoba, mimosa and sunflower waxes, HikeGoo provides skin protection and foot moisturization while absorbing slowly and cleanly during the course of the activity. In wet conditions, HikeGoo integrates excess moisture to become even more effective and friction-free while still staying on the skin’s surface to provide all day protection from blisters on feet, calluses, nerve abrasion, sore feet, dry skin and cracked heels.
Disclosure: Philip Werner (SectionHiker.com) received samples from HikeGoo for this post.
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