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Topic - NEW ARTICLE: Hand and Foot Care

UKC Articles - on 09 Sep 2009
[Hands, 2 kb]The abrasive nature of the rock combined with the moisture-absorbing properties of chalk will dry your skin out. When your skin is dry it is more prone to wear and cuts. As soon as you finish climbing, wash your hands and use a skin moisturiser as often as possible. Creams with healing vitamin E and a moisturiser can be be bought at any chemist. The best creams contain Shea butter. Popular are CLIMB ON's creams and bars, SYPELAND's Climbers' Balm and PALMER'S Cocoa butter.

Your feet. Do they smell? This article has tips on how to avoid the smelly-rock-shoe syndrome.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=2089
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