Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Ways to dissolve and prevent dead skin build up on the feet


The thickened skin is a psychological response to protecting deeper structures underneath the skin’s surface. Dead skin and calluses on the feet tend to form as a result of repeated friction, pressure and rubbing .


Protect your skin from friction : to prevent blisters on your feet , wear nylon or moisture - wicking socks . Make sure your shoes fit properly “it shouldn’t be too tight or loose”.


Make sure your shoes fit properly: when your shoes fit properly it helps reduce a lot of stress,shoes that are narrow can contribute to rubbing calluses . You can also rotate your shoes rather than wearing same pair everyday.


Apple cider foot bath:soak apple cider juice and lime juice with hot water, soak your feet in the water mixture for few mins and use feet scraper to scrape the dead cells off. You can also soak a slice of bread in apple cider vinegar for few hours, so it can form into a paste . When the paste is formed , you apply the paste in your calluses , wrap in the bandage or plastic and leave it overnight.


Baby foot viral peel: baby foot is a gel-based foot peel product . It helps remove the dead skin , it helps shed the unwanted dead skin off and leaves you with a succulent and clean feet.


Electric callus remover: this contains a soft textured roller that spins 360 degrees and buffs away your calluses.


Salicylic acid pad: place the callus pad on your foot in the morning and leave it there all day. This helps to exfoliate away layers of callus, soak your foot in warm water for 5mins -8mins,dry it thoroughly but avoid leaving your foot wet because the pad might not stick on it properly and after that , apply your pad and leave it to do it job.


Buff away with a Pumice stone:pumice stone are one of the popular ways for getting rid of calluses . Soak your feet in warm water  with epsom mixture,for 15-20 minutes before gently buffing the callused area with your pumice stone. Don’t overdo the buffing becauseit can irritate your skin and lead to sore.


Heel file: it’s similar to pumice stone in smoothing the skin and removing the dead skin on your feet. Soak your feet in Epsom  warm water, file the affected area gently. Moisturize your feet with feet lotion to keep it succulent and silky.

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