Web Desk: Winters are almost here and the season always comes with many blessing and also disgusting things. The dry winter air and cold temperatures are hard on feet. Most people would do best to take the necessary safety steps to keep foot and ankle clean and protected.
You don’t need to hide your feet, just follow these simple tricks to protect your feet from the cold temperatures.
Soak your feet in warm water to keep them clean and dirt free. Add 2-3 tbsp of baking soda and 1 tbsp of liquid soap to 1/2-1 gal of warm water. Put your feet in the water and keep them there for 25 minutes so that the skin becomes softer. After that, take your feet out and remove the hardened layer of the callus.
Socks with gycerine
Apply glycerine to your feet before going to sleep and put on thick cotton socks for the night. It also helps to soften the skin on the whole foot.
Soak your feet in lemon juice
Lemon juice lightens and softens the skin and removes cracks on the heels.
Keep your feet warm and dry
Our feet need to stay warm in winters, but trapping heat can lead to moisture build-up. Wear a light synthetic sock, to wick moisture away from the to a thicker wool outer sock where moisture is absorbed and evaporated to the outside.
Feet tend to become dry and cracked in the winter. Avoid painful toes by moisturizing daily. Look for creams and lotions with rich ingredients like Shea Butter, Coconut Oil or Rosemary and Peppermint extracts.