Unfortunately, a lot of people struggle with feet-related issues like infections or cracked skin. When it comes to cracked heels, it prevents those who have them from wearing sandals during hot summer days because they have become very self-conscious about their feet and are in a way embarrassed to show them. What’s more, severely cracked feet can also pose a threat to your health. This being said, you should know that there are powerful and natural solutions to cracked feet that will help you solve this problem once and for all.

6 Natural Remedies for Cracked Feet

These homemade cures are all you need to restore the softness and natural glow of your feet. Let’s check them out:

Shea butter moisturizer

Moisturizing and hydration of the feet is pivotal for the prevention of cracked skin. To prepare this beneficial and all-natural moisturizer, you will need to combine a ¼ cup of shea butter, a ¼ cup of coconut oil, and 3 tbsp of beeswax. Melt the content over medium heat and stir so that they blend completely. Remove it from the heat and leave it to cool down. Next, transfer the content into a blender and add 10 drops of peppermint and 10 drops of oregano essential oil. Blend for few seconds and then pour the mixture into a jar and close it properly. Apply the cream onto the feet by massaging them with it once per day.

Banana foot mask

Bananas are highly nutritive, which can be of great benefit for your feet. To prepare this foot mask, mash one ripe banana and then apply it onto the feet. Leave it to act for 10 minutes before your rinse the feet with warm water. Next, soak the feet in lukewarm water for 5 minutes. Do this procedure on a daily basis until your feet are completely healed.

Honey mask

Combine one cup of organic honey, 2 tbsp of warm milk, and juice from half an orange. Apply the content onto the feet and leave it for 45 minutes and then rinse the feet and apply moisturizer.

Petroleum jelly moisturizer

To heal and soften your feet, after rinsing them before bed, apply some petroleum jelly, which acts as a natural moisturizer, put on socks, and wear them overnight.

Opt for cotton socks

To maintain the softness of your feet, make sure to wear cotton socks and tights because it allows the feet to breathe at all times.

Proper exfoliation

In order for the feet to be able to reap the benefits from being moisturized, you need to remove dead skin cells. This can be achieved with the help of a pumice stone. Use it after soaking the feet in warm water to additionally soften the hardened skin and rub it off easily.