Dry cracked feet is caused by lack of moisture, improper foot care, prolonged standing on hard floor, unhealthy diet, extremely dry skin or an infection. Not only do they look unattractive but they can sometimes cause itching, peeling and pain. You can prevent cracked heels and dry skin by regular up keep and a weekly regime that can be done at the comfort of your own home.
Check out DIY HERBAL FOOT SPA KIT
What you need?
-3-5 liters of warm water in a bucket
-3 tbp of baking soda
-Sea Salt & Epsom Salt
-Foot brush or Pumice Stone
-Rosehip & Sandalwood Cream
How do I do it?
First pour the baking soda in the bucket and make sure it is fully dissolved. Then add 2-3 tbps of Sea Salt & Epsom Salt and make sure it is dissolved as well. Add a few drops of the Lavender Essential Oil. Soak your feet in the bucket for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes use the foot brush or pumice stone to scrub your feet. When done wash your feet with warm water and pat dry. Then apply Rosehip & Sandalwood Cream on your feet. Put socks on to seal the moisture and go to bed.
How does it work ?
Sea salt works on relieving tensions resulting from muscle cramps and offers a sense of well-being. A natural detoxifier, Sea salt also cleanses the impurities, dirt, blackheads and dead skin giving you a radiant and healthy skin. Epsom salt soothes both body and mind and has a rejuvenating effect on you. Baking soda helps to exfoliate the skin and keep it smooth. It cleans your feet and stops the cracks from being infected. And lastly it’s deodorizing properties also help to remove foot
odor. Lavender oil is antiseptic and can be useful in treating fungi, bacteria, and other microbes. It is regenerative and also improves blood circulation. The Rosehip & Sandalwood Cream has the power of Ayurvedic herbs like Neem & Amla that provides the moisture you will need to heal and smoothen the rough, dry and cracked skin.
If you follow this routine once or twice a week you will heal your dry and cracked skin on your feet and hands. Ultimately take care of your feet and wear the correct size footwear. If your cracks are extremely dry, bleeding, red, swollen or infected seek medical advice and see your primary care doctor or a podiatrist.