Jul 192016
 

Summer is here. People are more into water, water sports and much more. In summers, most of the women wear sandals. if you have those crack heels, the remnants of the chilly winters, you need to do something for sure. If you think you cannot handle it yourself, you need not to worry anymore. Just continue reading this short post. We are sharing some home remedies for your feet. You will forget about cracked heels and torn nails anymore.

Cracked feet occur due to dryness and dirt. The cracks become longer and rougher as the time passes. It is best to start early and opt for treatments to reduce the fissures. Going to parlors for pedicures and manicures may seem like a costly and not all of us can afford to have these beauty treatments. Why not go for an easier option when the same results can be achievable at home.

Why a Homemade scrub?

  • Homemade scrubs are economical
  • They are free from chemicals and preservatives
  • You control the quality of ingredients
  • A homemade foot scrub is fun doing with all the natural ingredients.
  • You can store it and use it when required.

Homemade Foot Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1 White sugar – 1 cup
  • 2 Baking soda- 2 teaspoons
  • 3 Olive oil – 2 teaspoons
  • 4 Honey- 2 teaspoons
  • Essential oil- A few drops

Method

Take a bowl and add white sugar in it. Sugar is used as the base for this scrub. It is an exfoliant. Then add olive oil and mix well using a spoon, avoid using hands. Olive oil is an excellent moisturizer. Then add baking soda and mix again. Baking soda is a natural exfoliant and cleanses the skin. It maintains the Ph balance of the skin keep your foot skin moisturized. Now drizzle in the honey and blend until all the lumps are removed. Honey is anti-ageing and nourishes dry patches of your skin. The foot scrub is ready. Store it in a jar in a cool and dry place. The mix should last you for 2 weeks.

How to use

Use this scrub before or while taking a shower. Massage in circular motion and concentrate on the rough spots. It is good to dip your feet in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes to soften the skin. Once you rinse your feet, your feet will remain moisturized because of the oil. This scrub can be used on hands as well. This scrub will leave your hands and feet feeling smooth and nourished. Regular application can really make a difference. You may also make use of a pumice stone to buff out the fissures. The pumice stone removes dead skin cells for deeper penetration of moisture.

After using this scrub, you can apply moisturizer on your feet and apply Vaseline on top of that. To get maximum benefit wear socks to seal in the moisture. You can do this at nighttime. This routine of scrubbing and moisturizing will surely lead you to silky soft feet and hands.

Remember to give your feet a good scrub every day and you will have youthful soft skin for long. A rocking pedicure will just make you stand out in a crowd. So, what are you waiting for? It’s the time to flaunt your beautiful toes in trendy and stylish sandals.