5 Soft Gels You Can Use On Cracked Heels

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Do you feel low looking at your cracked feet? Well, with the help of certain home ingredients, this problem will soon disappear in no time.

Cracked heels appear when the skin is dry due to the lack of moisture and a proper skin care regimen.

Women who are housewives are usually prone to this skin care problem and the main reason is due to walking barefeet, wearing the wrong foot wear which does not agree with the skin, and majority of the time it is due to an effect of water on the skin.

5 Soft Gels You Can Use On Cracked Heels

To treat this problem, firstly one should avoid indulging in the above list. When these habits are laid to rest, you will automatically see a change in your skin on the feet.

When this change is visible, it is necessary to treat your feet with these 5 soothing gels. These natural gels are for sensitive skin and when used five times in a day, your cracked heels will disappear in no time.

So, what are you waiting for? Take a look at some of these five low-cost gels for cracked feet. Make sure you apply these gels on to your heels only when your feet are dry, for these ingredients to be more effective on the skin:

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera is one of the many best gels to apply on cracked or broken skin. Aloe vera has healing medical properties, which will treat the skin from beneath allowing it to heal. When the skin is healed completely, you will soon start to see the cracked marks disappear on the heel. Even after the cracks are gone, continue to use this gel, as it is beneficial for dry skin.

Honey

Honey: Honey has antibacterial properties that aid in healing broken and infected skin. So, if your heels are damaged to extremes, massage the heel with cold honey in a circular manner. When done, rinse the heel with cold milk and allow it to dry. Cover your feet with socks overnight.

Glycerin

Glycerin: If your heels are badly cracked and none of the above remedies work, you can try this one. Heat one tablespoon of glycerin with half a teaspoon of honey. Combine both the gels and allow it to turn to lukewarm. Massage the gel directly on the cracked heel. Now, soak your feet in warm water for 10 minutes. When done, wipe your feet dry. Repeat this remedy twice in a week to solve the skin care problem.

Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum Jelly: Petroleum jelly is wonderful for the skin. To treat your skin with care, massage this jelly directly on to the skin for 15 minutes. When the skin absorbs the gel, re-apply it for another 5 minutes. Soak your feet in hot water and pat dry when done. Don't forget to put on a pair of socks.

shower gel

Shower Gel: While taking a shower, apply a little gel on the cracked heel. Let it soak on the dry skin for 5 minutes and then rinse it off. However, don't use this remedy if the cracks are too deep.

Story first published: Monday, March 7, 2016, 16:45 [IST]
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