No one wants to have cracked heels. Not only are they embarrassing, they’re also painful. You might get cracked heels due to improper diet or dehydration, and while it’s better to prevent it, sometimes our lifestyles are both figuratively and literally snapping at our heels. Worry not, though, as StyleCraze has you covered: here are ten easy DIY remedies that will dispose of the cracks and greatly improve the condition of your feet.
1. Use baking soda
You can add baking soda in warm water, and soak your feet for about half an hour. To spice things up, you can even add bath salts that will ease your muscles.
To make a foot remedy from a banana you need to add one ripe banana in a mixer and leave the paste on your feet for 10 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water and repeat every week.
3. Daily cleaning regime
Every night before going to sleep, soak your feet in warm water with salt, then add moisturizer and wear socks. This will protect your skin from drying and peeling off.
4. Olive Oil
You can moisturize your skin by applying some olive oil to the dry areas with a cotton ball. For maximum benefit, leave oil on the skin overnight and rinse off the next morning.
5. Use vinegar
Soak your feet in warm water that you’ll add some apple cider vinegar to.
6. Try peppermint oil
Peppermint oil has antiseptic properties that fight infections and reduce feet soreness. So before going to sleep every night, massage your feet with some peppermint oil.
7. DIY scrub
Mix oatmeal will lemon juice and you’ll have the perfect scrub for cracked feet. Just apply the paste and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash off with cold water.
Soak your feet in a warm water that you’ll add honey to beforehand and you can say bye-bye to the dryness.
9. Best natural moisturizer – Milk
Milk is a great moisturizer. Just warm up a cup and add it to some water. Soak your feet for some time and repeat every day.
10. Soak feet in lukewarm water
Even some lukewarm water will do the trick. Add some sea salt to it and soak your feet for 20 minutes.