Dry and rough feet is nobody’s idea of having especially when it comes to showcase your beauty. Rough and dry feet feels uncomfortable and also bring embarrassment when you wear flip-flops or sandals. Don’t worry, if you do away with this problem by using the homemade remedies. However, before discussing these remedies, you must know that the reason behind dry and rough feet is the accumulation of dead skin. More than moisturizing remedies, you need scrubs or exfoliating paste. 6 such pastes are given below. Just go through these and try to use daily.
7 Ways To Do Way With The Rough And Dry Feet:
1. Turmeric And The Milk Foot Scrub:
As long as people would crave for the soft hands and feet, this home remedy can never go out of the scene. Turmeric and the milk foot scrub is extremely effective for the rough feet. Turmeric improves the condition of the foot by reducing inflammation and dryness while milk acts as an exfoliating agent and removes the dead skin layer of the feet.In ½ cup of cold milk, add about ¼ teaspoon of finely ground turmeric powder.
Stir to mix the two ingredients. Make sure that the paste is not too runny but thick. Rub on your feet for some time followed by giving it 10 minutes to air dry and remove the dead skin and soften it. Finely wash your feet with lukewarm water.
2. Epsom Salt:
The skin softening properties of Epsom salt can never be ignored. Perhaps, you might not be knowing that the skin gets dry when the blood circulation is very poor. You can maintain the blood circulation by using Epsom salt. It helps in facilitating the dead skin layer of the feet and also free the skin from the accumulation of toxins.Into a basin containing few cups of warm water, add ½ a cup of Epsom salt. Stir so that the salt gets dissolved into the water properly. Now soak your feet into the basin for the next 10 or 20 minutes.
Remove your feet from it and scrub with a pumice. Soak the feet into the mixture once again. Finally wash your feet off and wipe with a towel. Apply a god moisturizing cream afterwards. Repeat the same remedy once every day to get softer feet.
Let me tell you the reason of dry and rough feet. When dead skin layer starts accumulating into the skin, it become dry. To make the feet softer again, you need to free your feet with this dead skin layer. Therefore, you can use oatmeal as it is an amazing skin exfoliating agent. It is used in various scrub for this property.
Put 1 teaspoon of the oatmeal powder into a small basin and also pour few drop of jojoba oil. Make a thick paste. If it does not becomes thick then use some warm water. Rub the paste all over your feet and wait for 20 minutes. After this, remove with your hands followed by washing off with lukewarm water. Wipe with the help of a clean towel.
4. Rice Flour And Apple Cider Vinegar:
Rice flour is known as one of the best scrub and skin exfoliating agent. Not only it removes the dead skin layer but also makes the skin soft. While apple cider vinegar is used for the same purpose. It enhances the scrubbing action of rice flour and makes it even better remedy.
In 3 teaspoon of natural honey, add 2 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and 3 teaspoon of rice flour. In case of cracked feet, you can use one teaspoon of olive oil. Mix these ingredients and rub all over your feet. Keep applied for about 10 to 20 minutes. Finally wash off with the help of warm water. Repeat this remedy twice everyday till you are able to see your feet soft and smooth. Once smooth, you can limit its usage to once every day.
5. Lemon Juice:
Lemon juice is another skin exfoliating agent. You can use it on dark knees or lips to remove the dead skin layer and on feet to remove the dead skin layer. Also, it is able to brighten the skin. Don’t you want these double benefits: bright skin and soft also?Take one lemon and cut it into half. Rub its juice on the rough area. Repeat it few times every day. Alternatively, you can squeeze lemon juice into a basin having few cups of warm water.
Add few teaspoon of apple cider vinegar also. Soak your feet into it for 20 minutes approximately. Finally wipe with a clean cloth.
There are many home remedies that won’t be completed without the usage of vinegar. Rich in acetic acid, vinegar helps in removing the dead skin that has accumulated on the outer surface of the skin. Moreover, if you have tired or cracked heels, then also, you can rely on vinegar for its numerous benefits. If you don’t have vinegar, then you have use apple cider vinegar as it also alleviates the condition of the rough skin on the foot.
Into a basin containing few cups of water, add one cup of vinegar. Put your feet into the basin and let it dip into it for some time. After 5 minutes, remove your feet from the basin and scrub with the help of a pumice. Soak again into the basin for 5 minutes. Finally dry your feet with the help of a towel followed by applying a good moisturizing cream.
7. Glycerin And Lemon Juice:
On cracked and rough skin glycerin can be used. It bears the deep moisturizing properties that makes the skin soft and keeps it from getting dry. For cracked heel and lips also, you can have faith on glycerin. It can be mixed with lemon juice to make it even better remedy for the rough feet.
Mix same amount of glycerin and lemon into a basin. Rub on your feet for some time. Wait for the next 5 minutes. After this, scrub your feet with a pumice and apply the paste once again. Give it 10 minutes more and finally wash off with lukewarm water. Follow the same remedy once daily to for a few weeks or till you get rid of the dry and rough feet.