CRACKED HEELS? LEARN HOW TO DEAL
WHY YOUR HEELS NEED SPECIAL CARE
Of all the parts of the body, the skin of the feet is the most vulnerable. High heels, long walks, uncomfortable shoes - it's no surprise that dry skin on the heels is such a common problem. The good news is that with regular care and the right choice of products, you can keep your heels in very good condition.
Winter is the season that harms the feet the most. Dry heels Dry heels are also guaranteed if you do not pay enough attention to skin hydration and take a hot shower or bath too often. No panic! We have enough tricks to help you.
As usual, prevention is the best protection. Regular exfoliation with a heel file will help keep the the skin of the feet smooth.
To sleep with socks?! It sounds like something your grandmother did, but this little inconvenience will help you beat the dryness. Combine with your favorite moisturizing foot cream and you will wake up with significantly softer skin.
Too long stagnation in the bath or shower damages the skin, but a ten-minute foot bath with water, sea salt and a little lemon is an excellent therapy for both tired feet and dry heels. Then, with the help of a heel file or pumice, you will very easily remove dead skin.
AVOID STRONG FRAGRANCES
Highly scented soaps and other agents dry out the skin of the feet. Fragrances such as mint for example, cool and refresh the feet. At the same time, they have a soothing and revitalizing effect on the skin.
NOT TOO HOT
Using too hot water damages the skin. Lukewarm water is recommended. If possible, avoid saunas and steam baths. And don't forget to moisturize your feet after each bath.
DRYING WITH CARE
Vigorous rubbing with a towel also damages delicate skin. After showering, soak gently with a cotton towel until your feet are completely dry.
LOOK AT YOUR FEET