Dry, cracked heels are not only unappealing, but they can also be very painful. Luckily, a common kitchen ingredient can have an amazing effect on callous heels. The thing is baking soda has powerful antiseptic properties, which counteract any infections on your heels. Plus, it decreases water hardness thus making the perfect soak for your cracked heels.
On the plus side, baking soda is not only effective for such skin conditions, but it’s also easily available and low-cost. Using it regularly can give you smooth and soft feet.
Try this extremely helpful recipe to soften the dry cracked skin on your feet.
How to clean the Feet with baking soda:
- 3 tablespoons of baking soda
- 4-5 liters of water.
How to use
Dissolve baking soda in hot water and soak your feet in 15-20 minutes.
After a foot scrub with pumice stone. Apply a nourishing cream, homemade cream for foot care or Vaseline (if you have cracked heels too), wear cotton socks and spend the night in them (but is not required to sleep in socks).
Already after the first time you will notice a difference in the appearance of the foot
Treatment to work every day for 5-7 days. After a pause 7 days, and repeat the procedure. Again a pause 7 days and repeat once more. Total 3 treatments.
Course of 3 treatments will bring the desired effect – smooth and silky look of your feet.
In addition to baking, the bath is useful to add a tablespoon of salt and a little liquid soap.
This will help remove dirt penetrated through the fifth.
Also the bath can be enriched with chamomile..