Pre-emptively prevent blisters in the first place

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If you want to ensure you dont get blisters in the first place this tip really does help. Pre-emptively use compeed or similar cushioned dressing on high-risk areas of feet / (or whatever hot spots you are trying to stop the blister occurring). If you know you usually get a blister say on your toe or heel put the compeed around the area before you go hiking, before the blister has had a chance to form.

What You'll Need

  • Compeed or equivalent (however, I really rate Compeed as brand)

What You'll Do

  • Apply compeed or equivalent to the high risk areas.
  • Make sure the area is fully dry before you put it on
  • And make sure that there are no air bubbles
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2 Comments

sophierose says...
Compeed are the best blister plasters- they stay on for ages and reduce the pain really well.
CharlieB says...
Compeed is fantastic - I can vouch for that

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