How to Heal Cracked Heels With These 7 Awesome Home Remedies

So, you want to learn how to heal cracked heels?So, you want to learn how to heal cracked heels?

When you have dry and cracked heels, it’s no secret that your feet have been lacking some needed attention for some time. What with your intensely busy schedule, it’s easy to understand how you could go so long without realizing just how much you’ve been neglecting your feet. Time to give them some serious pampering, right?

But, no need to pay your local nail salon a visit for an expensive pedi or anything. Besides, we can both agree how embarrassing it can be to have to explain why or how your poor heels have become so dry and cracked.

Here, we’ve put together a list of 7 home remedies that will teach you how to heal cracked heels right from the comfort of your own home.

#1. Lemon & Rosewater Foot Scrub with Epsom Salt & Coconut Oil

Lemon & Rosewater Foot Scrub with Epsom Salt & Coconut Oil     What you’ll need:  ●	½ cup epsom salt ●	½ cup fresh lemon juice ●	2 tbsp rosewater ●	½ cup organic coconut oil ●	Mixing bowl and hand mixer (stand mixer will work, too)  Prep:  In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine ½ cup epsom salt, ½ cup fresh lemon juice, 2 tbsp rosewater,  and ½ cup coconut oil. Lightly mix the ingredients together using hand mixer until a fluffy paste is formed.   How to heal cracked heels with this foot scrub:  Massage your dry and cracked heels using your new foot scrub, using gentle, circular motions. You should be able to feel the grains of the epsom salt gently exfoliating your feet. The soothing rosewater and lemon helps replenish tired feet, while coconut oil, a natural antibacterial and antifungal, maximizes moisture restoration as well as helps fight off any possible bacterial or fungal infections that might be causing dry cracked heels.

What you’ll need:

  • ½ cup epsom salt
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp rosewater
  • ½ cup organic coconut oil
  • Mixing bowl and hand mixer (stand mixer will work, too)

Prep:

In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine ½ cup epsom salt ½ cup fresh lemon juice, 2 tbsp rosewater,  and ½ cup coconut oil. Lightly mix the ingredients together using hand mixer until a fluffy paste is formed.

How to heal cracked heels with this foot scrub:

Massage your dry and cracked heels using your new foot scrub, using gentle, circular motions. You should be able to feel the grains of the epsom salt gently exfoliating your feet. The soothing rosewater and lemon helps replenish tired feet, while coconut oil, a natural antibacterial and antifungal, maximizes moisture restoration as well as helps fight off any possible bacterial or fungal infections that might be causing dry cracked heels.

#2. Milk & Honey Soak with Epsom Salt & Rosemary

What you’ll need:

  • Enough water to soak your feet (as warm as possible; not hot)
  • 1 cup whole milk (as close to room temperature as possible is recommended)
  • ¼ cup organic raw honey
  • 30 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • 1 cup epsom salt

Prep:

In a bucket or basin, combine warm water, 1 cup whole milk, ¼ cup organic raw honey, 30 drops of rosemary essential oil, and 1 cup epsom salt.

How to heal cracked heels with this foot soak:

Place your dry and cracked feet into the soak, and allow them to submerge. Soak your feet for about 20 minutes. This unique combination of ingredients all work to soothe and hydrate dry and cracked heels and feet. Whole milk and honey, especially, are well-known for their soothing and hydrating properties to the skin, while rosemary essential oil and epsom salt work together to help soothe any possible aches and pains that may be associated with dry and cracked heels.

#3. Sweet Almond Oil & Tea Tree Oil Massage Oil

Sweet Almond Oil & Tea Tree Oil Massage Oil

Coconut Oil & Avocado Mask with Banana

Coconut Oil & Avocado Mask with BananaWhat you’ll need:

Prep:

No required prep.

How to heal cracked heels with this sweet almond oil & tea tree oil massage oil:

This simple, two-ingredient massage oil will work wonders on your dry and cracked feet!

Simply use the recommended sweet almond and tea tree oil combination to gently massage onto dry and cracked heel, making sure to focus on extra dry areas.

The sweet almond oil nourishes the feet, making them soft and supple, while the tea tree oil refreshes the feet and helps tackle and prevent bacterial and fungal infections that may be present.

Helpful tip: For extra healing and hydrating results, double the amount of each oil per foot and apply with socks before bed. When you wake up in the morning, you’ll notice your feet feeling ultra soft, and refreshed, and ready to take on your daily routine.

#4. Warm Milk & Honey Soak

Warm Milk & Honey Soak

What you’ll need:

Prep:

In a bucket or basin, pour in 2 cups of warm milk and slowly begin to pour in 1 cup of warm honey, using a large wooden spoon to stir. Make sure the two ingredients are well combined before next step.

How to heal cracked heels with this warm milk & honey soak

Once the ingredients have thoroughly combined, submerge your feet into the soak and let sit for 20 minutes. As your feet are soaking, massage the warm milk & honey combination onto your feet using your hands. This will help your feet really absorb the moisturizing and pampering properties of both the warm milk & honey. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a clean towel. Apply a thick moisturizer, or a tbsp of  organic coconut oil once feet have dried to lock in their new moisture.

#5. Coconut Oil & Avocado Mask with Banana

Coconut Oil & Avocado Mask with BananaWhat you’ll need:

  • ½ cup organic organic coconut oil (solidified at below 75 degrees)
  • ½ avocado
  • ½ banana
  • Mixing bowl and hand mixer (stand mixer will work, too)

Prep:

In mixing bowl, combine ½ cup organic coconut oil, ½ avocado and ½ banana. Use mixer to thoroughly combine the ingredients until a paste has formed.

How to heal cracked heels with this coconut oil & avocado mask with banana:

Apply the pasty mask to your dry and cracked heels and all over your feet. Let the mask dry and let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry with a clean towel.

The combination of the coconut oil, fresh avocado and banana all work together to create a hydrating mask that will leave your feet feeling nice and smooth.

Use this mask once a week until dry and cracked  heels are healed, and then continue use every other week, or when your feet need pampering and rehydration.

#6. Cinnamon Oatmeal & Jojoba Oil Mask

Cinnamon Oatmeal & Jojoba Oil Mask

What you’ll need:

  • ½ tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp plain oatmeal powder
  • Enough jojoba oil to create a thick paste

Prep:

In a small bowl, combine ½ tbsp ground cinnamon, 1 tbsp plain oatmeal powder and jojoba oil until a thick paste is formed.

How to heal cracked heels with this cinnamon oatmeal & jojoba oil mask

Apply the paste to the feet and gently massage onto the skin, using gentle circular motions. Once feet have been entirely covered in the paste, let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse paste with warm water and dry with a clean towel.

Oatmeal and jojoba oil are extremely moisturizing and nourishing to the skin. Oatmeal is widely known to help ease itchiness which is commonly associated with dry and cracked feet. Oatmeal is also gentle enough to treat such skin conditions in people who are diagnosed with eczema, psoriasis, or diabetes.

#7. Rice Water Soak with Apple Cider Vinegar and Olive Oil

 Rice Water Soak with Apple Cider Vinegar and Olive OilWhat you’ll need:

  • 2 cups rice (to make rice water)
  • 3 cups of warm water
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Prep:

To make rice water:

In a large bowl or pot, add 2 cups of rice and 3 cups of warm water. Stir together to create a cloudy liquid. In a bucket or basin,  strain the rice water, separating it from the rice, using a strainer. Store leftover rice for later use.

To make the rice water soak:

After the above step, add 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar and 1 tbsp olive oil into the same bucket as the rice water. Stir the ingredients together to ensure even distribution of the liquids and oil.

How to heal cracked heels with this rice water soak with apple cider vinegar and olive oil:

Submerge your feet into the bucket full of rice water soak. Allow your feet to sit for at least 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a clean towel.

Rice water is highly known for its gentle healing properties for the skin. It also hydrates and tones dry and dull skin. The olive oil helps lock the healing and moisture given from the rice water, and the apple cider vinegar helps relieve feet of any skin irritations like redness and itching.

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