Tips for cracked heels

By on December 11, 2011

 Tips for cracked heels

Just after caring a little about your feet, you can make them healthy and looking as beautiful as your face look

+ First think to do is drink lots of water to keep the skin hydrate. It will keep your skin soft and supple and skin will not get as dry to get cuts and cracks.

+ Always wash your feet properly whenever you come from outside. Sleep after washing your feet.

+Soak your feet in lukewarm water with a little soap in it. It will loosen the tight dead skin from your soles and heels.

+Use foot scrubber to scrub the dead skin and brush away the dead skin with a small brush meant for feet.   

+Rubbing pumic stone too is helpful in clearing the dead dull skin.

+Wipe your feet and massage foot cream on them. You can even apply petroleum jelly or your daily body lotion on your feet.

+If you are already getting cracked heels on your feet then regularly scrub away the dead skin and apply foot cream, which is made for cracked heels. Such creams are easily available at any chemist store. 

+Best way to soften the hard skin on heels and reduce the cracks is soaking feet in Luke warm water for 5-10 minutes then scrubbing the dead skin and then applying the foot cream on the heels before going to bead. Then wear cotton soaks on your feet throughout the night that way skin will absorb the moister and the cracks of the heels will heal faster.

+To avoid foot pain wear shoes, which are right, size for your feet. Tight or loose shoes create problems for the feet. You should go to buy new shoes in the evening because that is the time when there is water retention in the body and you will come to know the exact size of your feet.

You can spray foot spray or powder in your shoes while putting your feet in.