Glycerin-Rosewater Remedy for Cracked Heels
Glycerin is one of the best moisturizers that one can imagine. Mixed with rosewater, it can give you a smooth and soft heels without any cracks.
Glycerin- ¼ part
Rosewater- ¾ part
Lemon juice- from half a lemon
Warm water – enough to soak your feet
Salt- 1 tsp
Mix ¼ part of glycerin with ¾ parts of rosewater.
Add the fresh lemon juice to this mixture.
Take the warm water, add salt to it, mix and soak your feet in it.
Let the feet be there for 15-20 minutes. If you wish, you can add some lime juice to this water so that your dead skin cells may loosen up quickly.
Now rub feet with pumice stone to drop off dead skin cells.
Pat dry and apply your glycerin mixture.
Do this preferably at night before going to bed. Once your heels are cured, apply this glycerin lotion to your heels everyday after having bath to prevent recurrence of cracked heels…
Oil Massage to Cure Cracked Heels
Oils are the best natural moisturizers, not only for your dry feet but also for your skin anywhere. You can either use any hydrogenated oil alone or mix them to get added benefits of their different components.
Almond oil; or
Grape-seed oil; or
Olive oil; or
Sesame oil; or
Use one or a mixture of these oils (for example- a mixture of almond, grapeseed and olive oil)
Wash your feet with warm water at night before going to bed.
Massage your heels with any of the oils or an oil mixture.
Wear socks and go to sleep.
Continue this till your cracked heels are cured!
Fruit Mask for Healing Cracked Heels
Fruits have many enzymes and other wonder components and that’s why they are so healthy! They can even make you get rid of your cracked heels. You just need to pick certain fruits like banana, pineapple, avocado, papaya etc. and mash them to massage your feet. Banana and papaya are the best options as you can mash them easily. Rub them alone or make this fruit mixture.
Avocado- half of it
Coconut flesh- from half coconut
Mash banana and avocado.
Add coconut flesh to this.
Mix well to get a paste
Apply the mashed fruits mask on your heals.
Leave for 15 minutes
Wash off with water.
Do this everyday till your cracks are healed.
You can use papaya too instead of banana. In fact, if you don’t have much time or will to put so much of efforts, just mash banana or papaya and apply this to your heels. However, if you have wide fissures, you should try to make the mask with all the ingredients.
Milk-Honey Exfoliate for Cracked Heels
When you lack in taking proper care of your feet, you may get cracked heel. Therefore, it’s essential to follow a daily regime of cleansing and moisturizing your heels and a weekly regimen of exfoliating them. If you already have cracked heels, exfoliate them daily and moisturize them till they are cured. Here is a natural exfoliating mix made with honey and milk for you.