Talc-Free Foot Powders for Natural Odor & Moisture Control

Talc, an ingredient found in a number of products including makeup and body powder, has become known for having potentially harmful effects on health. Fortunately, it really isn’t needed to make a foot powder work well. Since word spread that talc might not be the best for you, more and more brands are offering talc-free powders that use corn starch or zinc to help eliminate sweat and odor. Here, we did some research and curated a range of natural foot powders you can buy. In addition to featuring safe odor-busting ingredients, each one uses soothing essential oils like lavender, tea tree and lemon.

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1. Foot Sense Natural Foot & Shoe Powder

It contains all-natural zinc oxide powder as well as lemon powder, cinnamon bark powder and lavender essential oil.

Pros: It comes in a 1.8 or 3.5-ounce bottle and is offered in a pack of one, two or four bottles.

Cons: It may be a little messy.

Foot Sense Natural Foot & Shoe Powder
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2. Nutribiotic Natural Body & Foot Powder

Coming in a sizable 4-ounce-bottle, this mild formula is made using corn starch, grapefruit seed extract and tea tree oil.

Pros: For those with sensitive noses and skin, this fine powder is completely unscented.

Cons: The twist top mechanism may release too much product at once.

Nutribiotic Body and Foot Powder
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3. Rocket Pure Natural Foot & Shoe Powder

This option features corn starch, bamboo stem powder (which is known for its deodorizing effects) and essential oils like lemon, sweet orange peel and rosemary.

Pros: It comes in a 5-ounce bottle with a light, fresh lemongrass scent.

Cons: You may need to apply this more often than others.

Rocket Pure Natural Foot & Shoe Powder
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