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Old 11-19-2017, 12:19 AM
G.A.Pster G.A.Pster is offline
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talc vs starch vs cellulose as foot powder?

I've seen various starches, talc, and cellulose with talc, all as a base in foot powders.

How do they all compare?
There must be differences in absorbancy, smoothness, PH, or something that would make some better than others.


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Old 11-19-2017, 01:21 AM
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I know they are phasing talc out but I like it the best. I use starch but not as big of a fan.
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Old 11-19-2017, 03:09 AM
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I've used Gold Bond (talc) a few times and always disliked the gritty feel it seemed to have. I don't know if it was the talc or something else, but not my fave.
I currently use Desenex (cornstarch) on my feet and it doesn't feel gritty at all. Plus the Desenex seems to be more absorbent than Gold Bond ever was.

sorry, I guess that wasn't a very GQ answer
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