Blister plasters are an excellent piece of kit for both prevention and treatment of blisters. They can be applied to 'hot spots' and areas likely to suffer from blisters such as the heel, instep or toes.
Once properly fixed they become like a second skin and should remain in place for as long as required, even in the wet! They are also essential for covering existing blisters once drained of fluid to allow an athlete or walker to carry on walking or running with the blister. The plasters ensure that the blister heals quickly without a scab and with the minimum amount of pain.
Blister plasters if fitted correctly will be more effective than just tape alone, particularly lower quality tape. Warming the blister plaster up in the hands thoroughly before applying to the skin can sometimes help it stick more effectively to the skin.