Picture a beautiful model strutting down the runway on incredibly high heels, looking gorgeous and glamorous. Her face is expressionless. She appears cool, calm and collected.
But inside her head, she’s saying, “Ouch, ouch, ouch, ouch,” and wishing that she could kick off those dazzling designer shoes and go home to put her feet up on the couch.
We humans have been dealing with aching feet for thousands of years. We walk, run, stand for long periods of time and put added pressure on our feet by trying to squeeze them into fabulous shoes.
As far back as 400 BC, the Greek physician, Hippocrates, was using special skin scrapers to remove corns from his patient’s feet, because CornStick® was not available back then.
If you’re reading this, it means that you, or someone you care about, has a corn that needs to be removed. You’ve come to the right place. Our family has been making CornStick® since 1967, and we believe that it’s one of the most effective corn removers available… and the easiest to use.
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Calluses are thick, hard layers of skin that form to protect an area on the body from repeated friction or rubbing.
Anyone who has ever taken guitar lessons knows how painful and sore their fingers can get when they first start out. Seasoned guitar players say that they had to “play through the pain” to develop the calluses that protect their fingers from the pressure of heavy metal strings.Continue Reading →
A beautiful young woman shows up at a castle gate (on a stormy night, of course), and says that she’s a Princess looking for a place to spend the night. The Prince had been searching far and wide for a bride, but none of the women he found were “princess enough” for him. He wanted a genuine Princess.Continue Reading →
Corns are annoying and not very pretty, but they’re nature’s way of protecting sensitive skin from too much rubbing or pressure. Corns can become inflamed and painful. For someone who has poor circulation, a corn can become a serious problem. If you are elderly or diabetic, it’s best to see a doctor who can recommend treatment.Continue Reading →
Soft Corns, Hard Corns and Calluses all have one thing in common: they are your body’s response to too much pressure or friction being placed on an area of your body. When a part of the body feels too much friction or pressure, it responds by producing a thick layer of skin to protect […]Continue Reading →