What to do when rough skin of the feet
The main causes of rough skin are:
- improper care;
- wearing uncomfortable and tight shoes;
- disruption of the endocrine system;
- lack of vitamins and minerals in the body.
When choosing shoes you should pay attention to its size and shape. The foot should feel comfortable inside the shoes. In any case, do not select shoes if it is too tight or pressing on the fingers. High and unstable heels increases the risk of formation of corns, plantar callosities, coarsening of the skin.
When water procedures weekly, it is advisable to use a pumice stone to exfoliate old, dry skin. It helps to improve cell regeneration and to soften the rough skin of the feet. After taking bath it is recommended to apply foot moisturizer.
Better to choose a more fatty products, as they well soften the skin of the feet.
Baths and masks to soften the skin
For rough skin of feet help different baths and masks, which are quite easy to perform at home. Before carrying out the pedicure should be carefully steam the skin in hot water with the addition of a small amount of baking soda, dish soap and ammonia. After 20 minutes the skin softens, then you can proceed to the manipulation of removing the Horny layer and cuticles.
If the calluses and corns that Mar the appearance and cause pain when walking, will help bath with a decoction of medicinal herbs. The most effective and beneficial herbs for the skin are chamomile, calendula, St. John's wort, nettle. They reduce inflammation, improve skin tone, soften the skin. After steaming, gently wipe the soles with a pumice stone, and at night, apply on problem areas fat cream or vaseline.
To soften the skin, apply a thick layer of vaseline and leave overnight.
Perfectly softens the skin bath of oatmeal. Brew 2 tbsp of Hercules in a glass of water and add to the bowl of water. For better result you can mix a decoction of oatmeal with the infusion of pine needles.
Milk bath makes skin soft and smooth. Mix warm water with hot milk in equal proportions and place the feet for 20-30 minutes. After the first treatment the feet will be much better. After bath, wipe the skin with lemon juice which has bleaching effect.
Baths with added essential oils allow you not only to eliminate rough skin and to get rid of a fungal infection of the feet. For example, mix 2 drops of bergamot oil, tea tree, lavender, add to the prepared water and soak feet for 15-20 minutes. After the procedure, dry the skin and apply a nourishing cream.