Cracked heels? Oh no, that sight is disgusting and shaming. If you are fond of wearing open shoes you will be the ridicule of your friends. Moreover, it is not healthy to have cracked feet as you are more prone to get infected.
Well, if you are wondering how to deal with the situation, here are foot care tips for cracked heels;
Eat diet with vitamin E
It is time you stop eating all the junk that comes your way. You need more of vitamin E in your diet. You can find plenty in sunflower seeds, broccoli, papaya and avocado. Bring in these sources to your meals and you will have a chance to beat the cracks.
Try a foot mask
There is a better way to naturally deal with cracked heels. You will need half-filled bucket with warm water. Add on to it lemon juice, some rose water, maximum 2 spoons of glycerine and stone salt. Dip your heels for close to 15 minutes and see how it goes. You will see some lose skin and you should scrub it with pumice some. The cracks will disappear leaving no trace.
Take lots of water
Skin cracking is as a result of dehydration. If you take adequate water then you will have a chance against the infestation of cracks. Make it a routine to take 8-12 ounces of drinking water and the problem will be much easier to deal with.
Keep off caffeine and alcohol
If you did not know, caffeine and alcohol are not good for your cracked heels. They increase itching and you will get bigger and more cracks. Totally get rid of your caffeine and alcohol taking habits.
Use moisturizers on your feet
Do not only apply moisturizer to your body skin. Your heels will need that too. You will keep the skin moist around the heels and no more cracking.
Go for mild bathing soaps
The kinds of soaps in the market today are full of chemicals. They will take away moisture and natural oil from your skin. This will leave your skin vulnerable to cracking. If you must use soap, go for the lesser strong ones.
Try to avoid sweating at the feet
Sweating feet are catalyst to heel cracks. You should avoid such sweat even if it means wearing open shoes.
Cracked heels are not permanent. You can deal with them and leave your feet sparkling. Try these tips and you will be amazed by the change they bring.