With the onset of winters you might be experiencing severe dying up of skin especially your heels.The problem of cracked heels becomes very common during winters because of the cold and dry winds.As the winters are lazy months.
we often tend to ignore our heels and cover it up with a pair of stockings.But we realize the damage done only when the summers arrive and the heels are revealed.
So we should care for cracked heels during winters before the damage becomes irreparable.Adding a few habits to our daily habits will surely help you care for cracked heels.
To begin with it becomes very important to get rid of those dead layers of skin as soon as they start appearing or the dead skin becomes really hard and difficulty to get rid of.So make sure that you soak your feet in lukewarm water with few drops of any aroma oil of your choice and then use a foot file to scrape off all the dead skin off your feet.
You have to be gentle so that your skin does not get bruised.Make sure you do this at least once a week or at least once every two weeks.
To care for cracked heels, getting rid of the dead skin is not enough.You should make it a point to moisturize your feet at least 2-3 times daily.If you are free then take some time and massage your feet using a rich lotion, a foot cream or any oil.
This does wonders for your cracked heels.Also before going to bed apply some petroleum jelly or glycerin on your feet and cover your feet using a plastic cover so that it does not get wiped off on the sheets.This will give your heels all the time to absorb the moisture.Do this 2-3 times a week and you will spot the difference on your heels.
Pamper your heels once a while by going for a pedicure.This will treat all the damage done to your heels and make it soft and beautiful.If you follow these steps on a regular basis then you will not only care for cracked heels during winters but you will also prepare your foot to look all pretty during summers.