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Tape your heels! Stickiest ever.
If you already have blisters, put one of those small circular bandaids over it first, then tape over that so it doesn't rip it off when you remove.
Nice pic! tell her to remember exactly where her blisters were and tape some of this magic on those spots before your next big hike!
If you're talking about the knuckle to your thumb yeah that happens to me by my Canik tp9 elite combat.
One thing you can do is get hiking tape and tape that spot prior to shooting. It's called leuko tape on amazon. Don't tape it if it's already broken skin or blistered, the tape will rip it up worse.
Buy a roll from Amazon, and put some pieces onto wax paper. Cut into useful shapes with a pair of scissors. Store in a plastic baggie.
To add to your tape thing, I've done this for my winter hiking boots and at times regular runners when needing to break them in, etc. I have found that Leukotape is the best, stuff sticks like crazy, stays on forever(I've left it on for 3+ days w/hiking w/o issue), and is mostly waterproof. For me at least it generally prevents or stops those heal blisters from forming.
My only gripe with it is that the glue does not work well in the cold. So I either need to apply in the car or warm up a section of tape on the trail. Not a big deal and happens to most tapes below 20F.
Another trick is to cut off useful sized strips and put them onto some other sticker paper(say from stamps etc) and keep those in your first aid kit. Then you don't have to carry the entire roll.
Miles better than the individual plasters. Recommended
Leukotape P (sorry if that's a weird Amazon url). Don't even bother with other stuff, this will stay on for a week if you clean the area you're applying it to beforehand. If you don't it'll still stick for 3 days.
Breathes great, doesn't come off, protects blisters or hotspots. I can't recommend it more.
I clicked on this item: BSN Medical Leukotape P Sports Tape, 1 1/2 Inch x 15 Yard [link] it says: “Sold by M.R Systems and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.”
Edit: every item I’ve ever purchased through amazing shows “sold by _____ fulfilled by Amazon”. The last two items were from separate sellers, and completely unrelated. The only difference is these last 2 purchases were made with my TD Visa card and all other purchases were made with my Tangerine MasterCard.
I am telling you, this is about 1000X better than duct tape or mole skin. It will not move off your feet. I put a test piece on a friend gave me and left it on for about 7 days with a daily shower. Never moved. I went and bought a roll on amazon after.
Kinesiology tape is great stuff for blisters, minor sprains/strains, trigger points, or recurring problems like patellar subluxation. By all means, throw some into your kit if you are prone to these problems. $8.43 [link]
You could also cut multiple parallel tangential slits (not through and through) in your duct tape and make it stretchy. The gauze roll I picked is also stretchy (like an ace bandage) for wrapping around an ankle. Just a word of caution- if you’re not sure it isn’t broken, better to immobilize.
I would wait until your foot fully heals (for obvious reasons), but I've tried athletic tape on my feet because I used to get friction burns and blisters and it works awesomely. Here's what I bought: BSN Medical Leukotape P Sports Tape, 1 1/2 Inch x 15 Yard [link]
My new favorite is leukotape. I got some when I started running, to help with blisters. I got back from a run last sunday, and realized that the KT tape I had on the sensor was barely hanging on. Still not completely dried off from the run, I pulled off the KT tape, put on a couple strips of leukotape, and a week later I had trouble getting the tape off, even with adhesive remover.
Ibuprofen, Benadryl, 3M Micropore Surgical Tape, Leukotape, and antiseptic. I bring about a dozen each of the meds, about 2' each of the surgical tape and Leukotape (wrapped around a plastic straw and cut to length), and about 2oz of re-bottled antiseptic.
For cuts/scrapes/gashes, I clean 'em out with antiseptic and apply the surgical tape right on top. The tape will hold a deep gash together while it heals, it protects the wound and still lets it breathe, and I maintain (almost) full movement of the injured bodypart ('specially fingers); the tape stays put for a good two days with the occasional dunking in water.
For blisters, I use antiseptic + Leukotape. Leukotape stays stuck and protects better than the surgical tape, but it doesn't breathe well which is why I don't like to use it on cuts/gashes. To be honest, I don't get blisters often (I 100% credit darn tough socks) and I tend to use Leukotape mostly as a ducttape replacement to fix holes in my tent/pack.
Coming from a backpacking background, I've found Leukotape to work much better over long distances/durations.
Each kit is specific to the person and the trip, but if I'm only taking care of myself, and only out a few days, I'm carrying the following: Lighterpack from GSMNP trip (scroll down to FAK). Most of that is blister prevention and treatment. The Leukotape, tincture of benzoin, and scissors are key. Leukotape is a brand name, and it's good stuff. Amazon link (not an affiliate, just a happy user) Combined with the tincture of benzoin (both an antiseptic and an adhesive), you can treat a blister well, and have the Leuko stick even when your feet are going to stay wet. To save bulk and weight, put some strips of Leuko on the silicone-backed paper that labels come on, and then trim it to the size you need on the trail. Leukotape, combined with the gauze, can make a larger Band-Aid. Scissors because scissors are easier that trimming a bandage with a knife, especially when you really want to get a bandage on. And with the Leukotape (or any tape), you'll want to round the corners to keep them from rolling up.
In case it's not well-known, the vet tape is just that self-sticking tape that they use on your arm after you donate blood. Really good stuff if you need to hold a larger bandage on.
Longer trips will get the hydrocortisone and the neosporin, but I don't normally take it because I've never needed it.
If you know you're prone to chafing, provision for that. Desitin (zinc oxide) is good stuff, and doubles as a sunscreen.
Lip balm and sunscreen are a must as well, but I don't consider them FAK gear.
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Try Leukotape with Tincture of Benzoin. It's a very thin and very durable tape. Combined with the benzoin it won't come off even when extremely wet.
For hiking you gotta have that Leukotape! 15 yards is only $8.43 US right now. It sticks well and seems to replace moleskin for blisters/wrapping which is nice.