Get Rid Of Dry And Cracked Feet

Under the weight of our bodies, the skin of our heels becomes fragile bit by bit and undergoes daily trauma. These cracks, more or less deep, are subjected to the pressure of our steps. The skin of our feet is so dry that it cracks and causes unsightly or even painful crevices. You have to hydrate it enough!

According to podiatrist Claude Huertas, "the crevasse always appears on dehydrated skin and is due to the combination of dry feet and the wearing of shoes without buttress, which do not hold the foot and create additional pressure. The skin cracks and will sometimes be painful if the cracks are too deep or if there is superinfection. Cracks appear mostly when the heel is not sufficiently nourished. There are natural remedies to prevent cracks in the feet and moisturize them properly.

Lemon juice

The natural acid that makes up lemon helps to dissolve or even remove dry skin. Soak your feet in a bath of lemon juice and water for 10 minutes then gently gum the dead skin with a pedicure brush or a pumice stone. Perform this foot bath once a week until cracks disappear.

Olive oil

It can be applied in several ways:

  • You can apply it generously on your heels then put on a pair of socks and let it sit overnight. Your heels will be soft, supple and hydrated.
  • You can use olive oil to massage your feet for about fifteen minutes every day.
  • You can prepare a cream by mixing a tablespoon of olive oil with a few drops of essential oil of lemon and essential oil of lavender. Mix the whole and pour it into a bottle containing a bottom of water. It is advisable to apply this cream several times a day to optimize its effect.
Sugar
Sugar is used in many scrubs because it has exfoliating properties. Here is a home hydrating care that has the vocation of reducing calluses.


Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Preparation:

Pour the coarse salt and sugar into a bowl and add the lemon juice and the olive oil. Mix and apply this mask on previously moistened feet. Massage with circular motions and rinse with clear water. To complete this treatment, apply a moisturizer.

Honey

The natural enzymes contained in honey help prevent cracks, it is a sizeable ally to get rid of cracked heels. Get a foot bath by adding a little honey in a basin of hot water. Soak your feet for about fifteen minutes then massage them with a moisturizer, your heels will only be softer.

Milk

Rich in vitamin A and nutrients, milk also contains lactic acid which stimulates the formation of new cells. To treat the calluses of the heels, soak your feet for 15 minutes in a bowl of warm water to which you will have added two sachets of green tea and 125 ml of milk. Then eliminate the dead skin with a pumice stone and hydrate your heels with a cream.

Sesame oil

It has a regenerating power useful for dry and damaged skin, it is an essential remedy for the cracked feet. Adopt a routine by performing every night a massage of your heels until total absorption of the oil. For a guaranteed effect, it is recommended to use an organic certified oil whose seeds have not been roasted.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice with many preventive and curative virtues. In addition to being appreciated in the kitchen, it is also used in cosmetics, especially to feed cracked heels. Mix castor oil or coconut oil with turmeric powder and apply on the heels 15 minutes before taking your shower. Apply this mask twice a week without forgetting to hydrate your feet daily


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