Goodbye dry feet! | Daily News


Goodbye dry feet!

There are various ways you can try keep your feet healthy and hydrated at home. Say ‘No’ to dry feet with these effective ways

Do you have dry, flaky skin on your feet? Feel ashamed to take your shoes off in public gatherings? Many of us face this problem often. We spend a lot of time to take good care of our face but we hardly care about our feet. That is why, various skin problems like dry feet, cracked heels, flaky skin appear repeatedly. Except applying a lot of moisturiser on your feet to curb dryness, you can actually take good care to keep your feet healthy, hydrated and salon like always. If you want to know the ways to take care of your dry feet at home, here’s how.

1. Natural Exfoliation Is Needed

Dry skin problem mostly happens if you do not exfoliate your skin well. There is no exception for the feet. So, exfoliation is always needed. Dip your feet in lukewarm water for 5-8 minutes. Now take a loofah or a scrubbing stone to wipe off all the dead cells from your feet. After that, pat your feet dry with a towel and massage them with natural almond oil. Cover it with socks for atleast an hour. Feel the hydration and get salon ready feet at home.

2. Use Banana Pack On Your Feet

Bananas are amazing to cure skin problems even when it is about the harsh and tough skin present on your feet. It is a natural moisturiser, which is better than market products. It contains vital vitamins for skin like vitamin A, C and B complex. To use banana on your feet, mash one banana with one tablespoon of honey. Apply this thick paste on your feet and rinse it off after 20 minutes. Do this twice daily for three days and see the amazing result.

3. Lemon Juice And Coconut Oil

After soaking your feet in lukewarm water for at least 15 minutes, pat it dry with a towel. Now add one tablespoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of frizzed coconut oil or petroleum jelly. Massage the mixture well and leave it as it is for an hour. Rinse off with warm water and enjoy supple feet.

4. Use Aloe Vera Regularly

Aloe vera is the jack of all trades. It is great to heal dry feet too. It is enriched with vitamin A, E and C, and antioxidants. The only thing you have to do is to apply aloe vera gel right after washing your feet every time. Keep doing it regularly and see the positive result in just three days.

If you are tired of dry feet and cracked heels, you should try these natural remedies at home.


Visit Sri Lanka's Largest online shop. Over 125,000 unique categories such as Fresh Flowers, Cakes, Food, Jewllery, Childrens Toys and other Sri Lankan e-commerce categories. Low delivery cost to most cities here and free delivery in Colombo.