When it comes to cuts, blisters and abrasions on your feet, it’s hard to find the right bandage that will stay put and not slip off under socks and shoes. Liquid bandages are an effective alternative to traditional bandages; with brush-on or spray applicators, they provide flexible coverage for open wounds and cracks. FN rounded up a few of our favorite liquid bandages that you can buy now. These products from brands like Nexcare and New-Skin also offer advantages similar to many adhesive bandages including waterproof protection, antiseptic treatment and germ-blocking seals.
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1. New Skin Liquid Bandage
New-Skin’s liquid bandage is an antiseptic treatment and waterproof bandage for scrapes, minor cuts and wounds.
Pros: This product creates a flexible, waterproof seal that stays in place and keeps germs out even on the toughest-to-reach spots on your feet.
Cons: As it is an antiseptic, it may sting at first on open wounds.
2. Nexcare Skin Crack Care
Nexcare’s solution is made to bind cracks in the skin to help protect it from infection. The formula is also designed to dry fast so you can get on with your day.
Pros: This formula shouldn’t sting on contact.
Cons: Some users may find the formula to be thinner than expected.
3. Curad FlexSeal Spray Bandage
Curad’s spray liquid bandage provides up to 50 applications of water-resistant cut protection.
Pros: This product dries transparent and blocks out germs.
Cons: It’s best to wipe the spray nozzle after use to avoid clogs.