Any procedure of foot care should begin with a softening soak. For this you will need a small bowl. It should pour sufficient amount of hot water. In the water you can add 2-3 tablespoons of table or sea salt, 1 tablespoon teaspoon of baking soda and some liquid soap. This is the best recipe steamed foot bath.
Beneficial effect on the skin of your feet will have a bath with a decoction of St. John's wort, sage and chamomile. Duration of procedure – 15-20 minutes. This will be enough time so that the skin of his feet raspalas. You can now proceed to the next step of skin care – cleansing.
There are several methods for removing the Horny layer of the skin with the heels. This can be done using a special pedicure brush or the pumice stone. In addition, perfectly removes hard skin from the heels cosmetic scrub. To do this, a little cleanser should be applied to special buffing nail file or flat pumice stone and RUB your heels for 2-3 minutes.
Note: to perform the procedure must be carefully not to damage healthy skin on the heels.
After cleansing and removal of keratinized skin of the heel should be well moistened. In this case, the perfect warm olive oil or any nourishing cream.
To soften the skin of the heels can be prepared in an onion compress. To do this, after steaming feet in the bath attach to the soles of the halves of the bulbs. Secure them with plastic and bandage. After 2-3 hours, rinse the heel in warm water.
To finish the treatment apply on the skin greasy cream.
Mask for feet
To consolidate the effect after removal and cleansing of dead skin heels, a special mask. Experts recommend using them 1-2 times a month for preventive purposes.
To prepare apricot mask for heels 1 to 2 apricot mash in a small pan or bowl. Add to the resulting slurry 2 teaspoons olive oil. To heat this mass over low heat for 2-3 minutes. The mask is applied to the skin of the heels with a special brush. After that, they should be covered with plastic and bandage. 20 minutes later the remnants of the mask wash off with lukewarm water.
Not less effectively nourishes and moisturizes the skin five egg-lemon mask. For its preparation should be mix 1 teaspoon of starch, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 egg yolk. The resulting mixture is gently rubbed into the skin of the heels and massage. After 15 minutes, the rest of wash off with warm water. At the end of the procedure, the experts recommend to put on heels any skin nourishing cream.