Cracked heels are always painful and causes difficulty while walking.Like every other body part heels also need an extra care to add beauty to your feet.Sometimes the crack become so deep and painful that heels starts bleeding.Bleeding can cause unavoidable infections. So its better to pay proper attention on your foot heels to avoid any such problem.
Heels are cracked due to the dryness of the skin.This is the part of the body that do not produces oil and therefore they need to be moisturised constantly to make them soft to touch.
Here are some easily managed home treatment for cracked heels:
1)Drink lots of water to keep your skin hydrated.The skin will be soft and will not get dry easily, thus avoiding cracks and cuts.
2) Wash your feet regularly before sleeping at night.
3)Dip your feet in lukewarm water, it losens the dead skin of the heels.Apply a foot scrubber to scrub the loosen dead skin and then brush it away with the feet brush.
4)Take salt,rose water, lemon juice and glycerine, and make a mixture of all these items.Soak your feet in the lukewarm water for atleast 10 minutes and scrub the dead skin from your heels.
Now take the mixture of glycerine, rosewater, and lemon juice and apply it to your feet.Cover your heels with a pair of socks before sleeping.Finally wash your heels in the morning.Repeat the procedure for atleast 7 days.You will see the fair results in no time.
5)Apply one of the oils like coconut oil, sesame oil, or any other good vegetable oil to your heels and massage well.Cover your feet with socks before sleeping and wash it off in the morning.
6)One of the simple cracked heels home treatment is the ripe fruit massage.Take a ripe banana, mash it and apply it to the cracked heels.Leave it for at least 10 minutes.You will feel the difference in no time.
7) You can also apply petroleum jelly on your feet.It also prevents heels from cracking and getting dry.
8)Avoid wearing wet socks or shoes while your feet is wet.
9)Lemon juice is also good for the treatment of cracked heels.Soak your feet in lemon juice for at least 10 minutes and repeat the process regularly.
“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”