Cracked heels are one of the most common foot issue. It is caused by cracking or splitting the skin. This splitting may be due to dryness or thickening of the skin. Cracked heels are not a harmful in anyway except when the cracks are deep, and tend to become painful and the skin begins to bleed. Here are some remedies to get rid of cracked heels.
Lemon juice can help to get rid of dead and dry skin cells from your feet. It is very effective in softening rough skin that leads to cracking. Squeeze the juice out of a full lemon and add it to a warm water. Soak your feet for about 15-20 minutes in this water. Dry your feet completely and then apply some moisturizer. Repeat this few times a week.
Rosewater and Glycerin:
Rose water and glycerin is major ingredient in many skincare. It is a great skin toner. Glycerin with rosewater can be an effective healer of cracked heels. Regular use of this combination at night is good of your heels. Just make a solution of equal part of rose water and glycerin in a small bottle. Simply use this liquid every night.
Banana is good remedy to treat cracked heels. Mash bananas and make it a smooth paste. You can apply this paste to the areas where you notice cracks under your feet and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes or overnight. Next morning, wash it off. You can do it on a regular basis to heal cracked feet easily.
Rice flour is a natural scrub that is good for cracked heels. This scrub is prepared by mixing rice flour powder, honey and apple cider vinegar to make a thick paste. This paste will help in removing dead skins under your feet and it will effectively treat cracked heels.
Aloe Vera is beneficial for overall health, it can also useful for cracked heels. Extract some fresh aloe vera gel and rub onto the cracked heels. You can also add 1 teaspoon of turmeric, 1 teaspoon of tulsiin it. Use this remedy for the rub.