Foot Care | How to Heal Cracked Heel and Dry Feet

How to Heal Cracked Heels and Dry Feet, Foot Care from NZ Lavender Farm

 

Cracked heels are a common foot condition which can cause discomfort or even pain. Here are some simple ways to soothe your feet and give them some relief.

Keep Your Feet Clean and Moisturized

To have healthy feet, you need to have good feet hygiene. Wash feet with soap to keep skin on the foot from drying further and apply with foot cream or balm products on still-damp feet after shower or bath. Skin care products contains rich ingredients such as glycerin, Shea butter, coconut oil or jojoba oil which are good for your feet. Afterwards, dry them well to prevent fungal development.

Remove Dead Skin

Treat your feet with a foot scrub regularly to prevent the feet from cracking. Fill a foot tub with warm water and add some Epsom salt. Epsom salt helps you to soften your foot. Soak your feet for 10 to 20 minutes and scrub the dry area with a pumice stone. Rinse your feet and gently pat your feet dry. The goal is to get rid of the old and dead skin but leave the healthy layer.

Seal Up Deep Cracks

If the cracks in the heels are deep, it can be painful and hurt whenever you stand up. Using liquid bandages is an effective way is to seal up cracks and ease the pain.

Wear Natural Material Socks

Fungi loves damp and wet environment. To prevent a fungal foot infection you need to choose socks made from natural materials such as cotton or wool which are naturally absorbent qualities. In this way you could keep your feet bacteria and fungi-free.

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