New Delhi: One of the biggest problems women face during winters is the unflattering peeling feet. Due to overexpose to water and dry weather, the feet tend crack which makes you feel uneasy and itchy. People often ignore the health of their feet and the focus seldom goes to the soles as they remain hidden.
However, feet too need your special attention. We bring you some of the best home-remedies to deal with the issue:
Moisturizer: Keep the skin near your ankles hydrated. Use super-hydrating creams and try to keep your feet covered all the time.
Lemon Water: Soak your feet in lukewarm water and squeeze a whole lemon in it, and leave them for at least once a week for 10 minutes. The lemon water removes dead cells and keeps your feet soft and supple. The acidity in lemon makes it the perfect solution for cracked and peeling skin.
Oatmeal: Oatmeal helps in hydrating dry skin and works best as a foot mask or foot scrub. Oatmeal contains antioxidant properties that moisturizes and repairs the skin. Oatmeal can be used for the face as well. Coconut oil: Coconut oil is always considered best for human skin. The medicinal healing properties of the coconut oil help the skin to recover its lost moisture. The substance in coconut oil also fights bacteria and fungi in the skin. For instant relief, you can drench your feet in coconut oil and put on a pair of cotton socks before got to bed. In the morning, you will wake up with softer skin.
Vinegar: As an aqueous solution of acetic acid, Vinegar can soften dead skin on your feet. Soak your feet for 15 minutes in a mix of vinegar and water, and scrub off the dead skin using a foot scrubber.
Warm Water: Warm water is a very effective remedy for peeling feet. H20 is a natural remedy for skins. Soak your feet in warm water before you go to sleep. It helps you relax your body and removes the dead skin cells. Drinking water is also good for the health of the skin.