Can Nail Polish Actually Prevent Toenail Fungus?

Toenail fungus, once you get it, it takes time to treat! So how can we prevent it from occurring in the first place?  Well, there are a few things we can do to stave off that yucky fungus.

  1. Keep your feet clean and dry
  2. Avoid walking barefoot in public places like gyms and pools
  3. Wear breathable footwear
  4. Never wear another person’s footwear!

In addition to these fungal prevention tactics, you can also add an extra punch of prevention by using an enriched nail polish*.  A great brand to try is Dr.’s REMEDY, which was formulated by actual podiatrists!

Dr.’s REMEDY nail polish contains ingredients like garlic bulb oil and tee tree oil that are naturally good at staving off fungus due to their anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.  It also contains Vitamin B and C, Biotin and Wheat Protein which are all good for nail health and strength!

If you’ve found yourself with a bought of toenail fungus that is not resolving on its own or with over the counter medications, call our Santa Rosa office today to learn more about anti-fungal laser treatment. Our office number is (707) 578-1222.


*Dr.’s REMEDY nail polishes are a cosmetic. Dr.’s REMEDY is not FDA approved and cannot make claims to cure fungus.