Can absorb a lot of moisture
Bamboo fiber can absorb up to 50% more moisture than cotton fiber which is one of the essential benefits when it comes to finding the perfect sock for sport activities. The fact that the ankle sock can absorb moisture means that the moisture is lead away from the feet and out into the sock. This means that the ankle sock is cooling for the feet – and this is what you are looking for, when it comes to finding the perfect sports sock.
When the moisture evaporates from the ankle sock it requires energy and this energy is found by using the heat from the feet. The moisture gets away easily from the bamboo socks and thereby secures a comfortable cooling of the feet. This makes the ankle sock the perfect summer and sports sock.
It might not be what one expects, but bamboo is the world’s fastest growing plant and as if that was not enough, it is also a plant that can be grown without the use of pesticides or other kinds of growth promoting fertilizers and the like. This gives us yet another good reason to turn our looks to bamboo socks for our feet.
Bamboo socks with a high content of bamboo fibers have an anti-bacterial property, which you can draw advantage of, if you tend to have very warm feet and would like to avoid smelly feet. The thing that makes you have smelly feet is bacterial growth, which thrives very well between warm, enclosed toes. The smell is known by a cheese-like smell. What you can smell is the bacteria that have converted the foot sweat into butyric acid.
The foot sweat will obviously come out into the socks in a pair of shoes, where the temperature is good and the moisture high. This is what will make the bacteria create smelly socks. The bacteria thrive well in cotton socks, whereas bamboo socks have the property to reduce this opportunity for the bacteria to thrive in. This is because they keep your feet less warm and lead the moisture away from the feet.
Bamboo socks are also good a leading the warm and moisture away from the feet. Socks with bamboo fibers do not hold on to the moisture, but allocates it in the next layer, which in this case is shoes.