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Feet Stink. We Can Help.

by Jon Mitzel


The age-old war against foot odor goes high tech with the release of ScentLok Socks, employing proprietary Silver AlloyTM technology

Dogs and cats adore them so much they’ll swipe the sweaty targets of their affection from the hamper when their owners aren’t looking. Bears like them, too, snuffling the stench from great distances before sauntering into camp to reconnoiter the reek. And mosquitoes have a lust for them like no other, looking to feast on the wearer of the funky fetor for their own sustenance. 

Humans, on the other hand? Well, there’s no love affair there. Sadly, the very same objects that can literally attract animals have quite the opposite effect on any kind of animal attraction you might be interested in… if you catch our drift.

Of course, we’re talking about stinky socks – more specifically, your stinky socks. Yeah, that’s right, the very ones you have rolled up in your dresser drawer right now – the ones you may wear only half a day before your nose lets you know it’s time to peel ‘em and toss ‘em into the wash. 

Yes, your feet stink, but take heart; we can help. New ScentLok Socks represent the easiest, healthiest and most environmentally friendly weapon available in the age-old battle against foot odor and all it stands for.

The recognized leaders in high-quality odor-adsorbing clothing for hunters, athletes and outdoors enthusiasts, ScentLok now offers a selection of high-performance odor-defying socks for everyday use. This technical footwear goes well beyond holding scent molecules at bay, and actually helps to prevent the macrobacteria that causes stinky feet in the first place. And they do it with their very own Silver AlloyTM technology.

 

So, how does it work?

It’s no secret that silver can be a highly effective antimicrobial. Less known is the fact that the silver needs to touch the skin in order to unlock that potential. The inner layer of threads that envelope the feet in ScentLok socks are literally extruded one strand at a time, at which time silver is embedded into every polyester pore. Rooting this alloy into the thread itself keeps the silver in place throughout the sock’s lifespan, while also ensuring contact with the skin. Unlike topical silver ion treatments that wash out – losing effectiveness and creating environmental hazards – the silver contained in ScentLok socks is both permanent and safe. 

This is why the Silver AlloyTM technology employed by ScentLok is Bluesign System Certified – the textile industry’s highest assurance that a product and the methods by which it’s manufactured are environmentally safe. 

Starting at just $12.99 per pair, ScentLok’s extensive line of comfortable and eco-friendly socks includes a variety of unique models made to take stink-foot out of life – wherever it takes you. Everyday, Executive and Professional models are ideal for nine-to-five, while Mini, Micro and No Show Ultra Light socks are perfect for athletes. Of course, a selection of Merino, Crew and Thermal models are available for hikers, campers, hunters and other outdoor lovers in a variety of weights, from ultra light to thick and warm. These hard-working models also feature carbon fibers for maximum scent adsorption. Finally, ScentLok’s great looking and environmentally friendly Earth Sense Socks are made with renewable resources like GlabraTM yarn. Put on a pair and your psyche will feel just as good as your feet do. In addition to proprietary Silver AlloyTM anti-microbial technology, ScentLok socks also feature moisture-wicking properties to keep feet dry and comfortable all day and night long. 

Life is a combination of work and play, and both can result in stinky feet. So make the switch to ScentLok socks and start enjoying life even more – wherever it takes you. And don’t forget to bring a friend. Who knows? The pleasure could be all yours.

 

About ScentLok

ScentLok Technologies, headquartered in Muskegon, MI, USA, is a leading worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of performance, hunting and casual odor-controlling apparel, footwear and equipment. Founded in 1992 on scientific principles, ScentLok is the only company with access to all scent-controlling technologies including their patented activated carbon technology, which is consistently proven to outperform other technologies tested. ScentLok is a pioneer in the hunting industry, which many credit with creating a market based on the elimination of odors to get closer to big game. Learn more at ScentLok.com.