Cosmetics LK has introduced a new shoe deodorant patch under its Probelle footcare brand.

The patch sticks to the upper inside part of a shoe to address odour issues. It features an anti-microbial solution that is released into the shoe through a porous pouch and can be used for a maximum period of 90 days. The technology removes the need for daily treatment with sprays or powder.

The non-toxic solution features four essential oils, including patchouli oil, fenugreek extract, thyme oil and eucalyptus oil, which are used to slow the growth of bacteria, fungi and viruses in shoes. The oils also discharge a natural forest scent.

The Probelle shoe deodorant patch is currently available on Pro-belle.com and Amazon.com for $11.99.

“The best part is that it fits in any size shoe and you don’t even feel it. During the testing phase I would forget it was in my shoe.”

Cosmetics LK product development director Janelle Libera said: “No more worrying about inserts slipping out while traveling throughout the day.

“The best part is that it fits in any size shoe and you don’t even feel it. During the testing phase I would forget it was in my shoe.

“You’re only reminded by the fresh scent that is emitted into the air from the patch once you slip off your shoe.”

The Probelle footcare line currently includes a portfolio of several products, including a double-sided nickel foot file and advanced total foot cream.

The foot file is an antibacterial and hypoallergenic product available in six colours, while the foot cream contains vitamins, natural oils and extracts to hydrate and improve the condition of the users’ feet.

Cosmetics LK aims to add haircare and skincare products to the Probelle brand portfolio later this year.