Cracked heels are an aesthetic issue for most women, especially in the summer, when footwear is quite revealing. Although there are countless commercial products for foot care, one of the most effective natural remedies for treating corns, blisters, cracked heels, and thick and rough skin on the feet is the combination of 2 ingredients every house has. The treatment lasts for 10 days, after which your feet will look visibly rejuvenated.
Read on and find out how this simple, yet extremely effective home treatment can make your heels look 20 years younger.
Aesthetic and health problem
The thing with cracked heels is that they are not just an esthetic issue. If not treated promptly, they become deeper and more painful; they often bleed too. Cracked heels are also more prone to infections as the cracks leave space for dirt to accumulate, which means that prompt treatment is essential in order to prevent more serious complications.
It’s also good to know that callous and thick skin on the feet usually results from buildup of excess dead skin cells. This in turn results in poor circulation and elasticity. Now, one of the best methods to remove this thick skin is to use a pumice stone or a file after having a shower as then the skin on your feet is softer. Be cautious not to use a sharp object, such as a knife or a scalpel, because you might remove too much skin from your heels and cause an infection.
Now, when you are done with eliminating the dead skin cells of your feet, you need to nourish the skin on your heels – in order to recover much faster from the treatment. Well, you shouldn’t be worried, because there are many different homemade creams and remedies, which you can make them in your own home.
These creams and remedies are very useful in nourishing and moisturizing the skin on your heels. Olive or coconut oil – these 2 oils are very useful and beneficial in moisturizing and nourishing the skin on your feet. Here’s what you need to do – just apply some oil on your heels and massage it with circular movements and leave it for a while.
As we said, in this article we are going to show you how to make the most effective 2 ingredient recipe, which will help you with your cracked heels. Here’s what you need to do.
– 70% medicinal alcohol or 250 ml brandy,
– 10 aspirins (300 mg).
– Grind the aspirins and make a powder out of them.
– Then combine the powder with the alcohol and let it stay for 1-2 days.
– Shake the mixture every now and then. Two days later, soak a piece of gauze in it.
– Apply the soaked gauze on the wanted area, wrap it with a nylon bag and put on socks.
– Let it act during the night. The following morning, wash the area with warm water, dry it, and apply some refreshing cream or glycerin.
After just 10 treatments in a row you will notice the results. All the dirt and the dead skin cells will be removed, and your feet will become very smooth and nice!
Note: This remedy can also be used for the treatment of varicose veins. Massage the painful area with this remedy and it will help to remove the pain.
Mix 5-6 crushed aspirins with some lemon juice until you get a thick paste. Now, apply the mixture on the feet, wrap them with nylon, and put your socks on.
Leave the remedy to act for 10 minutes, and afterwards, wash your feet with a sponge or a pumice stone.