The major reason for the feet thickening can be the extra dead skin which reduces the circulation of blood as well as the elasticity of the skin. For best results, you should soften the feet, by taking a shower or a bath.
You can prepare an extremely pleasant and useful foot bath with olive oil, lime blossom, or rosemary inside. It will accelerate circulation. Then, remove the dead skin using a pumice stone or a file. Remember not to use some very sharp object, as it will remove more skin than needed, and it will cause infection.
After the removal of the dead skin, you need to help your skin recover from the rough treatment. There are numerous natural homemade remedies that will help you nurture the skin on your heels, as well as different kinds of creams, lotions and moisturizers.
You can use numerous remedies that you can make yourself at home and all sorts of creams such as moisturizers for this. Coconut oil is remarkable in the skin recovering process. Simply apply it with circular movements and leave it to act for some time.
Apart from this, one can also suffer a lot from corns, calluses and blisters which can appear on the feet.
Corns appear as a result of pressure on some place on the foot, most often outside of the big or little toe. In most cases, they have an irregular shape, and can be yellow, white or grey. Soft corns appear between the toes, as the moist skin between the toes makes them soft.
Prolonged friction, pressure or various kinds of irritation (due to thin shoes or high heels) make the skin thick and coarse. This skin will then form blisters, on the same place of the pressure or irritation, or below the toe joints.
Nevertheless, we will today offer you this miraculous natural recipe that can help you with cracks, calluses, corns and blisters:
- 300 mg(10 tablets) aspirin or Andol
- 250 ml brandy or 70% rubbing alcohol
Method of preparation:
Crush the tablets of aspirin or Andol in order to get a powder. Then, mix it with the brandy (or the rubbing alcohol) and leave the tincture to stay for 1-2 days.
Every night, shake the tincture before use. Then, dip a piece of folded gauze in it and put it on the problematic place on your heel. Afterwards, wrap the foot with a nylon bag and put on your socks. Leave it thus until the next morning.
In the morning, wash your foot with warm water, wipe it, and apply some oily cream or glycerin. You can also clean your foot with a heel brush or a heel stone before you apply the cream.
After 10 treatments, this remedy will solve all your heels issues, and will help you get rid of the rough skin or hard deposits, as well as corns, calluses and blisters.