HOME REMEDIES FOR SOFT FEET
Now that almost all of us know about normal pedicure tips at home, let’s talk about some foot care tips other than a routine pedicure. Today we discuss some simple everyday care tips for the feet that can always be adopted to cure cracked feet and get smooth and flawless feet with home remedies:
The Magical Banana: Being a tropical fruit, it boasts of a number of health benefits. It even helps to cure super-cracked feet without any hassle.
Procedure: Whip a ripe banana in a mixer, apply the paste evenly on your feet, let dry for 10 minutes and then wash it off with warm water.
Tip: Try this remedy once in a week and achieve the desired result.
Treating with Honey: It has many healing properties and is an excellent product for skin.
Procedure: Add a cup of raw honey to in a bucketful of warm water and soak feet in that bucket. This will moisturize the cracked heels.
Tip: Repeat it every day for around 10 to 15 minutes and say bye-bye to the dryness.
Milk: It is the best natural moisturizer loaded with good properties.
Procedure: Prepare a warm foot soak by adding a cup of hot milk into it. Soak feet in it for some time.
Tip: Do this every day to have super soft feet!
Treat Calluses: For calluses or cracked heels, apply a heavyweight moisturizing cream after bath each day or at night before going to bed. Use a heavy layer of creams like cold creams or crack cream.
DIY Scrub: Treat dry and cracked heels with this simple homemade scrub.
Procedure: Make a scrub by mixing oatmeal with lemon juice, make a paste and apply on the affected heels for about 30 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
Tip: Also use jojoba oil or Vaseline instead of lemon juice.
Peppermint Oil: The antiseptic properties present in the oil will not only kill germs and bacteria but will also prevent infections. It also reduces the soreness.
Procedure: Apply some peppermin+-*-t oil on cracked heels every day before going to bed.
Tip: It is one of the easiest home remedies to heal cracked feet.
Vinegar: Prepare a warm soak at home by adding apple cider vinegar to it and treat the ugly and dry cracks on the heels!
Tip: Add two drops of dish wash in the liquid for better results.
Baking Soda: The most common ingredient from the kitchen!
Procedure: Add two tablespoons of baking soda in warm water, soak feet in the liquid for about half an hour. For maximum benefit, add bath salts to it. Bath salt is easily available in the market and helps to soften the skin and ease the muscles.
Tip: Repeat it regularly!
Wonder of Olive Oil: Olive oil is a great moisturizer, especially for dry skin.
Procedure: The easiest way is to dip a cotton ball into olive oil and apply it to the affected areas. Gently massage in circular motion and once done with the massage, wear a pair of socks and let skin absorb the oil. Rinse off feet after an hour.
Tip: For maximum benefit, leave oil on the skin overnight and rinse off the next morning.
Apply Base Coat: For those who are not in the habit of wearing polish on toenails, try keeping a base coat on with a transparent top coat. This will give a healthy natural look to the toenails.
Buff toenails as and when possible, this is as important as buffing fingernails.
Once or twice a week, soak feet in lukewarm water diluted with two tablespoons of sea salt for about 20 minutes. Then scrape off the dead cells with a mild foot scrub or pumice stone.
Now that we have meticulously discussed all about pampering of our feet, in our coming up article we would be shifting our focus to our crowning glory. Keep reading…