The 9 Steps You Must Know For Beautiful Feet!
Your feet probably spend much of the winter stuffed into heavy boots or fending of cold, dry, air outside and overheated air inside. The result is cracked heels and itchy, peeling skin. But, when you know how to properly clean, moisturize, exfoliate, and protect your feet, they’ll stay the most beautiful feet ever!
9 Ways To Get The Most Beautiful Feet Ever!
Moisten The Air – Dry air is an enemy to natural healthy skin. So, run a humidifier often to replace some of the moisture that’s lost through indoor heating.
Use a Gentle Cleaner – Wash feet with a non-foaming hydrating cleaner (typically in a cream or milk form), to keep foot skin from drying further.
Moisturize When Wet – Apply moisturizer to still-damp feet after every bath or shower. That’s when it can best help hold moisture in your skin. Look for products that contain petrolatum, glycerin, shea butter, vitamin E, or jojoba. These ingredients are very effective at preventing moisture loss and promoting natural healthy skin.
Exfoliate Weekly – Use a pumice stone or metal file once a week to keep feet smooth. An exfoliating scrub probably isn’t abrasive enough for the tough skin on feet.
Heal Your Heals – Get rid of unsightly heel cracks with daily use of an exfoliant cream that contains lactic acid, urea, or glycolic acid to slough off remaining dead skin cells. Try this easy homemade remedy: soak your feet for 10 minutes a day in a basin of warm water and ½ cup of bottled lemon juice.
Oil – Before bed, rub safflower or grapeseed oil into your feet. They contain linoleic acid, which prevents evaporation and helps feet stay moist and healthy and the most beautiful feet you can have.
Wrap Them – If your feet are extremely dry, wrap them in plastic wrap at night to help healthy oils penetrate your skin. Or, slather feet with petroleum jelly and top with cotton socks.
Be Protective – Skip the wool socks when it’s chilly outside. The rubbing of wool against your feet removes natural fats from the skin, causing moisture loss. A better bet is soft cotton socks. In the house, keep slippers or socks on – walking barefoot creates friction that dries feet out.
Wear Comfortable Shoes – Poorly fitting footwear can rub and lead to hard, ugly calluses on your feet. If your favorite boots are chafing, try an OTC insert or see a podiatrist to get a custom-made one.
If you follow these 9 easy ways, you will have the most beautiful feet in no time at all!