Our feet go through a lot on daily basis when we walk, run or stand on it for hours. Skin on the feet also becomes hard and dry due to use of harsh soaps, harsh weather conditions, dirt, grime and nutritional deficiencies. When our feet are constantly exposed to dry air or get rubbed against the shoes the heels get cracked. But we do not bother to take care of our feet, the way we take care of our facial skin and body. The result is dry, tough, callused skin. Besides this, our feet are more susceptible to dryness as they have very few oil glands compared to other parts of the body. But a bit attention on regular basis can make your feet soft and nourished. These home remedies can help you to get baby soft feet that can help you to walk around comfortably wearing summer sandals and flip-flop.
Here Are 5 Homemade Diy Feet Care Remedies To Get Baby Soft Feet:
Adopt This Daily Foot Care Regimen
To get rid of dry rough skin on your feet, you need to develop a habit of taking care of your feet on daily basis and adopt a foot care regimen that involves cleansing, exfoliating the dead skin cells and cutting your nails as and when necessary. This is how to take care of your feet on daily basis.
To remove dead skin cells, soak your feet in warm, soapy water for 10-15 minutes. Now scrub off the dead skin cells, calluses using a pumice stone. Then wash of your feet with clean water. If necessary cut the nails. Apply moisturizer or foot cream lotion before wearing the socks. Wearing socks overnight after moisturizing the feet will make your feet clean and soft.
To Give Your Feet Special Attention And Keep Them Feel Baby Soft Treat Your Feet With These Diy Foot Scrubs Once A Week:
1. Turmeric And Milk Foot Scrub For Baby Soft Feet
Milk contains lactic acid which has amazing moisturizing property that will help to sooth dry sole and skin of your feet and turmeric has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which will help to heal the damaged skin of your feet.
¼ tsp. turmeric powder
½ tsp. lemon juice
½ tsp. sugar
Mix all the ingredients and apply the mixture all over your feet and leave it on your skin until the scrub dries. Wash off your feet with lukewarm water scrubbing gently. You will get soft, silky feet.
2. Honey And Sugar Foot Scrub For Baby Soft Feet
Give your dry, cracked feet a dose of hydration with this easy to make exfoliating foot scrub. Honey used in this scrub has natural moisturizing and exfoliating properties. The antibacterial property of honey will further help to eliminate foot odor and sugar has great exfoliating property. Brown sugar acts great to remove dead skin cells. Coconut oil will make your skin soft and supple.
2 tbsp. Honey
1/4th cup brown sugar
2tbsp. coconut oil
2-3 drops peppermint essential oil (Optional)
mix all the ingredients to make the scrub. Apply the scrub all over your feet and massage your feet with firm stroke. Rinse off with lukewarm water. After drying the feet with soft towel apply moisturizer. Repeat the process once a week to get best result.
3. Homemade Lemon Scrub To Soften Dry Tough Feet
The acidic nature of lemon juice is a great at-home treatment for dry, rough feet.
Freshly squeezed juice of a lemon
5 tbsp. sea salt
1tbsp olive oil
Squeeze out the juice of a lemon. Mix the juice with sea salt and olive oil. Apply the mixture on to your feet. Gently massage your feet and leave the scrub on your skin for 15-20 minutes before rinsing your feet with lukewarm water. Your feet will become amazingly soft ad beautiful. For promising result repeat the process 2-3 times a week.
4. Homemade Vinegar Scrub For Baby Soft Feet
Vinegar is a perfect ingredient for removing dead skin that easily accumulates on the sole and surface of your feet. The rich acetic content of vinegar loses the dirt and dead skin.
1cup of Apple Cider Vinegar
A tub filled with water
Mix apple cider vinegar in the tub water. Soak your feet in this water for 15-20 minutes. Scrub gently with pumice stone to remove dead skin cells. Finish cleaning your feet with clean water. Dry your feet and apply petroleum jelly if it is bed time. During day time apply moisturizer. Doing this 2-3 times a week will help you get soft, beautiful feet.
5. Glycerin And Lemon Juice Foot Treatment To Get Baby Soft Feet
Due to excessive dryness your heels get cracked. Glycerin is an ingredient that can deeply moisturize your feet and get rid of these cracks. Lemon juice has great skin brightening property.
1tsp. lemon juice
Direction Mix freshly squeezed lemon juice and glycerin. Apply this mixture all over your feet and allow it to stay on your feet for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water. For best result do this every alternative day before going to bed to make dry rough feet soft and smooth.