Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day. When you think of February 14th, boxes of chocolates, roses, and spending time with that special someone might come to mind. Your feet are probably the last item on your list! This Valentine’s Day, however, show your feet some love by finding your perfect match (when it comes to socks!).
We can be hard on our feet. The average person walks anywhere from 3,000 to 10,000 steps a day, which puts a lot of weight and pressure on our feet. Some also opt for fashion over comfort, wearing high heels and narrow shoes that can be tough on our feet. If you’re a runner or engage in intense workouts, that puts even more pressure and stress on your feet.
It’s not uncommon for us to go through the motions of putting on socks without considering what socks we put on our feet. After all, isn’t it the shoe that protects our feet? Everyone can agree that having healthy feet is important, and having comfortable, quality socks is the first step toward foot health!
Treat your feet this Valentine’s Day by paying attention to your foot health, which starts with choosing the right bamboo socks!
Want help finding your “sole” mate? Check out these tips!
Find The Sock With The Perfect Fit
As with any article of clothing, you want to make sure your socks fit well! It sounds like an obvious tip, but it’s important to consider how the sock fits. EcoSox has an easy-to-use size guide for each type of bamboo sock to help you find a good fit for your feet.
You want to avoid extra, unneeded material, which can lead to bunching, creating blisters and sores. You also don’t want your bamboo socks to be too tight. Socks that are too snug can cut off circulation and put more pressure on your feet. Also, take note of the stitching and seams. Hard seams can wear on your feet and lead to blisters.
Different Bamboo Socks For Different Activities
You might think socks are versatile, meaning you can wear any type of sock for any activity. However, you’ll find there is a many types of bamboo socks. You shouldn’t wear the same bamboo socks to work that you wear while running or hiking. It’s important to find a bamboo sock that fits your needs or are designed for whatever activity you’re engaging in.
Bamboo Socks For Physical Activity
EcoSox bamboo socks are made of soft, moisture-wicking material. This material has many benefits including preventing your feet from getting damp and sweaty, which keep your feet blister-free and odor-free. Bamboo socks with core compression can also help fight foot fatigue and assist you in recovery after intense workouts or runs.
Try These Bamboo Socks:
EcoSox Over-the-Calf Bamboo Compression Socks
Featuring graduated mild compression (8-15 mmHg). These bamboo compression socks are designed to improve circulation and reduce fatigue and swelling which is ideal for workout recovery or to help you get through the workday if you’re on your feet for extended periods of time.
Bamboo Socks For The Cold Weather
Cold weather is perfect for outdoor winter activities like skiing, sledding, or ice skating.
But nothing is worse than having cold feet! If you’re looking to enjoy the great outdoors even when the temps dip toward freezing, try bamboo thermal socks, such as our Blue Flame E-Tech Bamboo Thermal Socks. Rated four flames out of four for thermal properties, these socks will keep your feet warm and dry for hours.
Bamboo Dress Socks Just For Fun
If you’re not planning on running or engaging in physical activity, you need an everyday sock. Add some personality to your sock wardrobe with some fun patterns! These bamboo dress socks are perfect for work or to just add a splash of fun to your outfit.
Comfortable Bamboo Socks
Comfort is key! You don’t want itchy, tight, or worn socks making you uncomfortable throughout the day. A soft, comfy pair of socks makes all the difference!
When looking for a new bamboo sock, pay attention to the seams. Socks with a harsh seam can cause friction, which leads to blisters and sores. At EcoSox, you’ll find many of the bamboo socks have a cushioned footbed and an integrated smooth toe-seam to provide optimal comfort.
With a variety of cuts including crew socks, ankle socks, and no show socks, we’re sure you’ll find your “sole” mate! Show your feet some love this Valentine’s Day with a comfortable pair of bamboo socks from EcoSox!