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Benefits of Bamboo Socks. Here's 4!

Updated: Mar 8, 2021

What are the benefits of Bamboo socks?


Benefit of Bamboo socks #1: Environmentally Friendly


Absorb pollution

  • Bamboo plants absorb large amounts of Carbon-dioxide (a green-house gas that contributes to climate change).


Produce oxygen

  • Photosynthesis is the process whereby plants create oxygen.Bamboo is one of the most efficient plants at this process. Producing approximately 30-35% more oxygen than similar trees. 


Require less water to grow

  • Bamboo requires close to 30% less water to grow than similar fibres such as cotton.


Sustainable

  • Bamboo re-grows at such a fast rate (has a Guinness world record for the fastest grower on the planet!) It is a renewable source of material.


No pesticides

  • Due to Bamboo’s antimicrobial properties, the plant itself can be grown without the use of any harsh chemicals or pesticides.


Biodegradable

  • Bamboo fibre will breakdown naturally once disposed of. Meaning that our bamboo socks will return naturally to the Earth leaving minimal environmental impact and waste.



Benefit of Bamboo socks #2: Healthy for your feet


Antifungal & antimicrobial properties

  • Bamboo naturally contains anti fungal & antimicrobial bio-agents. This can help reduce the ability of introduced agents' to live, decreasing your risk of infections such as athlete's foot.


Moisture wicking

  • Natural ventilating properties of bamboo allow for increased airflow and moisture wicking away from skin. 


Hypoallergenic

  • The soft & long fibres of bamboo creates a non-splitting and smooth material which decreases irritation and is hypo-allergenic.


Odour resistant

  • Combined the above antifungal, moisture wicking and hypoallergenic properties make it incredibly hard for any odor producing micros to survive. Meaning fresh, free feet.



Benefit of Bamboo socks #3: Comfortable & soft


Soft

  • Bamboo naturally contains no sharp spurs that could irritate the skin. Put this in combination with it’s long, smooth fibres we are presented with a silky & plush fibre.


Gets soft with wear

  • The more you wash and wear the softer the bamboo fibres get. 


Anti-static

  • Naturally contains anti-static properties allowing for crinkle-free wear. 




Benefit of Bamboo socks #4: Durable & Protective


Durable and long lasting

  • This means none of those pesky holes within the first few months of buying.


Maintains shape

  • Ever had those loose fitting & shrunken socks? Bamboo fibre's strong and highly durable composition allows for it to maintain shape and integrity for wear on wear. 


UV protection

  • Natural UV protection to help protect the skin from harmful damage from the sun.



Final Thoughts


We love bamboo fibre, and from the above it isn’t hard to see why. 


We really think that the benefits of bamboo really stack up and have helped us to create the most comfortable and healthy sock for your feet. All this whilst also enabling us to help look after our planet and environment.


So why not try our Fresh Feet Sock Co. bamboo socks, the benefits really speak for themselves!


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