6 Home Remedies For Cracked Heels

By: Bindu Gowda

Are you stepping back from wearing those lovely stilettos just because you have cracked heels? Do you have a desire to look beautiful from head to toe? Then, your feet is not to be ignored! Feet also adds on to your looks and it is necessary to take good care of them.

Nowadays, cracked heels is one of the most common problems faced by almost everyone. Cracked heels are painful. The causes for cracked heels are many! Some include, improper diet, lack of vitamin E, calcium and iron deficiency. In order to avoid cracking, feet has to be well moisturised and protected from extreme temperatures. Even after taking lot of preventive measures, heels are prone to crack.

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Now, we can treat the cracked heels naturally at home using home remedies. In today's article we at Boldsky have shared some easy yet effective home remedies to get rid of cracked heels. Read on try it and see the difference.


Coconut Oil

Massage a spoonful of coconut oil on the cracked heel before hitting the bed, cover your feet with thick socks. Wash your feet the next morning. Repeat this procedure until you get soft and supple heels.


Glycerin And Rosewater

Glycerin and rosewater is the best remedy to treat cracked heels. Glycerin moisturises the feet and rosewater aids in getting soft feet. Prepare a mixture of ¾ quantity of rose water and ¼ th of glycerin. Apply this mixture on the feet. Leave it for few minutes and rinse with warm water. Do it until you get desired results.


Shea Butter

Shea butter is packed with vitamins A,D,E and F. It also has essential fatty acids and antioxidants which avoids dry skin. Massage your feet with shea butter and rinse the next morning. It will result in soft feet.


Oatmeal And Jojoba oil

Oatmeal works as an exfoliant and skin nourishing agent. Jojoba oil moisturises the skin. Make a thick paste of powdered oatmeal and jojoba oil. Apply it all over the feet, leave it for few minutes and rinse.



Honey being an excellent moisturiser, hydrates and nourishes the feet incredibly. Add half a cup of honey to some amount of warm water. Soak your feet in it for 20 minutes and scrub later for soft heels.


Olive Oil

You can get smooth and soft heels by using olive oil. Gently massage some amount of olive oil in circular motion. Leave it for an hour and rinse. Follow this procedure once in a week to get rid of cracked heels.

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Story first published: Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 18:28 [IST]
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