Remedies for cracked skin on feet


You can feel ashamed to swim in a public place with cracked feet or engaging in any activity that demands you remove both shoes and socks. Well, it can get worse when someone mocks you because of cracked feet. It is utterly wrong to mock someone because of a disease, but you can avoid putting yourself in a victim’s position by effectively managing cracked heels.

Other than getting medical attention, you can simply turn your kitchen into a temporary healing store by taking advantage of the healing essentials. For instance, here are some remedies that will show you how to heal deep cracked feet:

Banana oil

The key to extracting the best of banana oils for cracked feet treatment is using ripe bananas. Unripe bananas have high acidic concentrations, which can help but will leave your skin in the worst condition because the acids are highly corrosive. Actually, when you use unripe bananas, your skin will get drier, and the cracks will penetrate deeply. If the cracks are mild, one banana should do a day, but two will be more ideal if you are dealing with both feet. You need to apply mashed bananas on the affected areas and leave to stay for twenty minutes. After that, rinse with plenty of clean water and put on dry socks. You should be able to experience results in two weeks’ time. However, you may still use it until you get satisfied with your heels’ texture. Bananas work the same way as honey.


Baking soda

Deep cracked heels can attract foul odor, especially when exposed to moisture inside airtight shoes and socks.  Well, baking soda can help you treat the cracked heels and still get rid of the foul odor at the same time. Unlike most ingredients, baking soda is an exfoliating agent and will, therefore, get rid of dead skin. Remember, cracked heels mostly develop around dry and dead skin, and when that is treated, there will be no more room for deeper cracks. Three tablespoons of baking soda to a reasonable amount of lukewarm water ideal for a single session. After soaking for about fifteen minutes, you should scrub your feet gently with pumice stone and rinse it thoroughly with clean running water. Also, you should only do this at most twice a week, and you’ll love the end goal results.

Vegetable oil

When we said kitchen accessories, we actually meant even the vegetable oil. Remember, out of all ingredients that you can think of; vegetable oil is the most readily absorbable product by the skin. Moreover, most vegetable oils are rich in provitamins A, D, and E, which are essential when it comes to skin healing and nourishment. Unlike most ingredients, you’ll not need to soak your feet because you can apply it immediately after your evening bath. To keep the oil in place and intact until its purpose is achieved, you should apply the same immediately before retiring to bed and have a pair of socks on until morning. When you do it daily, you should be able to see results in not less than two weeks.

Lemon juice

Lemon juice is rich in citric acid, which is known to corrode. When using lemon juice, you should only apply a bit to the affected areas so as it doesn’t interfere with normal skin. Citric acid in lemon juice promotes the peeling off of dead skin around heels cracks to enable new skin to grow. However, you should not apply excess lemon juice. For instance, three to four drops mixed in sizeable Vaseline are enough for a single session. Vaseline, in this instance, will act as a moisturizer for new skin so that it grows moist and soft. Before application, you should soak your feet in lukewarm water for about twenty minutes to prepare the skin for deeper penetration. For best results, you should use this remedy regularly, for say three to four times a week. In three weeks’ time, you should already be experiencing the difference.

Aloe Vera

It would help if you had a perfect supply of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties when you have cracked heels. Aloe Vera contains Vitamins A, C, and E, which have antioxidant properties needed for healing. Moreover, it also has auxins and gibberellins, which are vital for healing wounds. Deep feet cracks can turn out to be like cut wounds, and auxins will pray a colossal role in healing the cuts. When the cuts are healed and prevented from getting deeper, then you’ll also likely get rid of the whole cracks. For better results, you should clean your feet thoroughly and soak them in warm water to entirely get rid of the dead skin. After applying a thick layer of Aloe Vera, you should put on socks to avoid any further contamination. It would be best if you did this when going to bed so that the Aloe Vera layer can have an opportune time to work on the cracks.








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