To soften rough heels, apply crushed aspirin to the area, and use a pumice stone to remove the dead skin. Daily care may be necessary if corns or calluses are recurring or severe. Treating rough heels requires at least a few minutes each day.Continue Reading
To soften dead skin, crush five aspirin and mix the powder with 1/2 teaspoon of water and 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture to the affected areas, and allow it to remain on the area for 10 minutes before rinsing with warm water. If aspirin isn't available, soak your feet in a mixture of warm water and Epsom salts.
Immediately after soaking, use a pumice stone or foot file to remove the dead skin on the heels. Pumice stones can damage sensitive skin, making it necessary to remove the dead skin slowly. If calluses are severe, use the stone after bathing each day.
Apply lotions or balms every day to your feet daily to soften the skin. For a deep moisturizing treatment, apply the lotion or balm in a thick layer, and cover it with a pair of socks. Allow the moisturizer to remain on your feet overnight.
To make your feet more attractive, remove any nail polish, let your feet soak, remove any problematic skin, trim the toenails, use wax, moisturize the skin with lotion and then massage it in. This takes approximately one hour and requires polish remover, a toenail brush, a file, clippers, paraffin wax and moisturizer.Full Answer >
Honey, yogurt, sugar, oatmeal, lemon juice, sea salt and ground fruit seeds or nuts are natural exfoliants that can be used at home. Likewise, add a teaspoon of baking soda to a daily cleanser to activate baking soda's natural exfoliating qualities.Full Answer >
Pain in the soles of the feet, which may include the balls of the feet, the heels or a generalized area, may result from plantar fasciitis, stone bruises, metatarsalgia or heel spurs, according to WebMD. Neuropathy is another possible cause.Full Answer >
Remove a skin tag by applying a cotton swab soaked in apple cider vinegar to the affected area for a few minutes, and then washing the area thoroughly, SkinTagsGone.com advises. No concrete scientific evidence supports the effectiveness of this treatment as of April 2015.Full Answer >