Homemade Foot Scrubs to Get Rid of Cracked Heels

A cracked foot is one of the nasty nightmares to most of the people nowadays. It remains in all seasons causing pain and irritation whenever you put your feet on the ground. Sometimes cracked heels are ugly and can be painful when the cracks are deep and bleed. It is one of the major sign of lack of attention to foot care that generally leads to cracked and painful heels. They commonly seem for those who have very dry skin and thick lump feet around the rim of the heels. The skin on your foot is normally drier when compared to other parts of the body. They do not cause considerably harm unless and until they incline to be so deep into the skin and causes bleeding.

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Cracked and painful heels are even more unsatisfying because they take long to remedy.  The skin on your feet has no oil glands as it takes numerous thousands of sweat glands to keep it moisturized and soft always. So, the one who fails to moisturize their feet frequently is more disposed to this discomfort. When you want to wear sandals, flip flops or go bare feet in the beach during summer, you realize you have been hiding cracked heels.

These foot scrubs below are such quick fix while its effects do last longer than any other creams and it can be your cure if used constantly.

Homemade Foot Scrubs to Get Rid of Cracked Heel:

1. This homemade scrub is used to soften the feet with trifling struggle. All you need is Brown sugar– 2 tbsp, Lemon juice- 1 tsp, Honey– 1 tbsp, Olive oil– 1 tbsp and Bath tub half filled with warm water. Take a bowl and mix well all the ingredients one by one until it forms a thick, sticky, smooth paste and set it aside.

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Now, soak your feet in warm water for about 10 to 15 mins so that your feet are unrestrained from min dirt elements and are clean and smooth. With feet still in tub, apply the exfoliating mixture over the foot and gently scrub your foot. Repeat the same to other foot. After this rinse off your feet in the tub to get a smooth and silky feet. Repeat this treatment weekly 2 take times at least.

2. This is very simple scrub which you can prepare at home to treat cracked heels. Take 1 bowl of sugar and half cup of baby oil. Mix both the ingredients very well and gently scrub the hard dry areas of your feet for about 10 min. Make sure you have cleaned your feet area with warm water.

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Repeat this treatment whenever you find that your feet are increasing roughness or bumps or dry skin. If you have very bad cracked heels then repeat this weekly 3 times.

3. Best fruit foot scrub. We all know that banana is a great natural moisturizer and trying out a foot scrub using a banana would raise maximum outcome. Just all you need is Banana– 1 and Luke warm water- as per required. Take a banana and crush it with a fork and just apply the pulp to your clean feet.

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Leave for about 15 mins and wash it off using lukewarm water. You can also add pulp of ½ avocado with banana pulp. This natural scrub is simple yet works great when applied to your heels. Banana pulp works as a great moisturizer and makes your feet with much softer and smoother.

4. Another most effecting natural scrub for cracked heels is using coffee. Take equal quantity of cornmeal, sea salt and grounded coffee. Now mix all the ingredients really well and add about 5 -10 drops of jojoba oil, 2-3 drops of lavender oil, 2-3 drops of peppermint oil and about 5- 10 drops of vitamin e oil.

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Stir neatly to form a paste. And now clean your foot with Luke warm water and massage on the rough dry areas of the feet including the calluses and dead cells. You can scrub your feet as long as you wish using this scrub but massage at least 10- 15 min to get the effect. The coarse nature of the coffee and salt together takes care of all the exfoliation essentials.

5. This is one of the very simple and easy foot scrubs at the same time very effect as well. This scrub works like instant scrub to get rid of dry feet. Best to use when you have very less time or  have only overnight to smooth  your foot. Just mix about 2 tsp. of brown sugar and 2 tsp. of sea salt and then add few drops of vitamin e oil and olive oil. Make sure you prepare a thick paste and now clean your feet with Luke warm water then pat it dry then apply the mixture now very gently massage it into your foot for about 10 min, then wipe it with soft towel or sponge then wash your foot with Luke warm water then pat dry.

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Now apply Petroleum jelly on your foot then cover it using cotton socks and leave it overnight. It will make your skin soft and store the moisturizer into your rough skin. If you have very bad cracked heels then repeat it daily.

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