Someone rightly said a complete beauty is not just a beautiful face but being beautiful from tip to toe... but yehi toh problem hai... your cracked heels, would not let you complete the basic requirement of being beautiful? Not any more... try these easy cure remedies that put a check for cracked heels and leave your feet, absolutely flawless;
Cure cracked heels with ripe bananas Do not throw the ripe banana but use it as a beauty aid. Simply mash one ripe banana and apply it thoroughly on the dry and cracked heels. Leave the mash on for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash with warm and cold water alternatively. You will experience smooth and slippery heels just after one application.
Use Rosewater and Glycerin
Apply a mix of glycerin and rosewater to your feet almost everyday continuously for 15 days and you will be amazed to see the results . You heels will restore their actual softness and will heal tremendously.
Foot soak is a must
Daily cleaning and moisturizing is essential, for healing the heels. At the end of the day try to soak your feet in warm salty water for at least 10 -15 minutes. After drying your feet, apply your favorite foot cream to moisturize. Do not leave your feet open but wear a pair of socks immediately and keep leave the socks on overnight.
Honey Foot Soak
To turn your feet softer mix 1 cup of honey to 1 gallon of warm water and soak your feet for 10 15 minutes. All the dryness from the heels will vanish completely and the heels will become soft and supple that you will end up touching them again and again.
Apply lemon Scrub
After the foot soak in warm, soapy water for 15 minutes, wash and dry your feet completely. Then take one teaspoon of Vaseline in a bowl and add lemon juice to it. Rub this mixture on your feet mainly the cracked areas and let the skin absorb this mixture thoroughly.
Alternatively you can also cut a lemon and rub it directly on your feet. While rubbing lemon add few drops of Vaseline to it to to make rubbing smooth.
Besides practicing these natural home remedies the other important thing to be kept in mind is proper diet
Keep an eye on your diet
Drink plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated as water helps to keep your skin soft and supple and good hydration will not lead to dryness, cuts and cracks. Simply increase your water intake to at least 8-9 glasses everyday.
Cracked heels and dryness is commonly caused by deficiency of vitamins, minerals, zinc and omega 3 fatty acids. Therefore to cure your heels you should consume a diet rich in iron, calcium, zinc and omega 3 fatty acids.
Drink lots of fluids and eat fresh green vegetables, cereals, nuts, dairy products, meat, chicken, fish, eggs, brown rice etc to overcome the diet deficiencies.