What Are Some Homemade Foot Soaks for Dry Cracked Feet?


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Natural foot soaks for dry, cracked feet include soaks made of Listerine or vinegar mixed with warm water, according to WebMD and McDermott Footcare. To prevent skin from drying out further, avoid soaking feet too often or for too long.

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Listerine kills microbes that can cause athlete's foot and dry the skin, advises WebMD. Mix one part Listerine with 3 parts warm water, and soak for 15 to 20 minutes. Coat feet with a moisturizer, put on socks, and keep them on overnight.

Vinegar contains acetic acid, which softens skin, according to McDermoot Footcare. Mix 1/4 cup of vinegar to warm water and soak feet for 10 to 15 minutes a day, three times a week.

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