Cracked heels are a common foot problem. One survey found that 20 percent of adults in the United States experience cracked skin on their feet. This can occur in both adults and children, and seems to affect women more often than men.
For most people, having cracked heels isn’t serious. It may cause discomfort when going barefoot. In some cases, cracks in the heels can become very deep and cause pain. Read on to learn about the best home remedies for treating and preventing cracked heels.
A lot of people have crack heels, mainly this dry season, below are remedy to wipe off;
Step 1 – Warm water treatment
You will need:
👉 Luke warm water
👉 2 spoon baking soda
👉 Pumice stone
👉 2 spoon salt
In a tub take luke warm water
Add baking soda and salt
Soak your feet in this water for 15 minutes
After 15 minutes pat dry your feet and rub it gently with pumice stone to remove dead skin layer
Step 2 – Scrub
👉 2 spoons essential oil
👉 5 table spoons Sugar
In a bowl take 2 spoons essential oil and add 1 spoon sugar
Your scrub is ready
Rub your feet and heels gently with this for 5 minutes
Wash them with plain water
Step 3 – Moisturizer
You will need
👉 Some candle
👉 Any Essential Oil
👉 In a steep bowl take 2 spoons essential oil, add a small piece of candle
👉 Put this in hot water so it will melt
👉 Now let it cool, your foot cream is ready
Apply this cream all over your feet bottom, cover them with socks….
if you are doing this religiously, expect result in less than 10 days time.