We all wish to have feet just as soft and smooth as a baby. The truth is that pedicure can help to only some extent. The best foot care can be done only when you follow a foot care regime dedicatedly.
So, we bring you a few simple home care tips to get naturally pretty feet.
- For treating cracked heels
The most common problem affecting feet is cracked heels.The best way to heal them though, is to look into your kitchen.
To say goodbye to cracked heels just create a mixture by heating the candle wax with equal amount of mustard oil so that it emerges as a thick concoction. Fill your cracks with it to wave off your worries. You can also prepare a mixture by adding one teaspoon each of shampoo and table salt along with a few drops of antiseptic liquid in a two litres of warm water. Now, soak your feet in it for 10 minutes; scrub off the dead skin using pumice stone and rinse off with warm water. After your feet get dry, massage it using a moisturising cream and sleep with cotton socks on overnight to get ramp-ready feet the very next morning.
2. For fair and bright feet
For making your feet fair and bright, prepare a mixture containing equal amounts of glycerin, rose water and lemon juice. Now, apply this after thoroughly washing your feet and rinse-off to reveal fairer and brighter looking paws.
3. For relaxing your feet
Just like our body, our feet too require relaxation. Take a brisk walk on the green grass of any nearby park. This is sure to improve the quality of your vision as well as provide a refreshing dose of nature to your feet. You should also avoid hanging your legs for a longer duration as it may result into restrictive blood circulation. You may also try relaxing your leg muscles by placing them onto a pillow while sleeping, in order to eventually, pamper your feet.
4. For removing dead skin cells
The easiest way to remove the dead skin cells from your feet is with the help of honey and lemon juice. Make a mixture of honey, milk and lemon juice and dip your feet in it for 10 minutes daily. This will surely remove the dead skin from your feet making them smooth and soft.
5. For getting rid of suntan
Another common problem occurring with feet is tanning. The best way to remove it, is by applying either suntan lotion, cucumber or potato juice on your feet. Suntan can be removed quickly. Make the powder from dry orange peels and add some milk to make the paste; add some rose water to it and apply the pack for 20 mins. Apply this pack thrice a week for quicker results.
6. For nourishing dry feet
Coconut oil is known to have many healing properties. For those who have dry skin, coconut oil is the choicest blessing of all. Apply the coconut oil at night or after daily bath; this will cure the dryness and will make your feet soft. Coconut oil has medicinal properties, hence making it beneficial for your body. The lauric acid present in the coconut oil helps in removing the infections and making feet more cleaner and softer. You can also replace coconut oil with olive oil.
7. For removing blackness
Just before going to bed at night, wash your feet and apply Vaseline on them. And then cover it with a pair of white socks. Within 15 days, you will start feeling the difference yourself.
- Hydrating foot mask
This provides enough hydration needed by the skin of your feet. Smash a banana into a bowl and apply the layer on your feet. Leave it on for 15-20 mins and then wash with cold water. Banana makes the skin soft and heals the dehydration effects. They are known to contain vitamins A, B, C and E, and minerals such as potassium, hence providing an enhancement to the health as well as the beauty of your feet.