Best 5 Tips for Dry and Rough Feet


In today’s world, dry and rough feet is one of the irritating problems to many people. It continuous in all seasons causing pain and irascibility when we walk around. It is an actual sign of inattentiveness to foot care that usually leads to cracked heels. It usually happens for the people who have dry skin and thick hard feet. They do not cause much harm unless they tend to be dry feet that cause continuous bleeding. The driest skin in our body is feet when compared to other parts!!

Instantly you may try over- night creams for your dry and rough feet but that could also give an instant relief. For an everlasting soft feet let us discuss the best tips for your unnecessary roughness.

Here are the best 5 tips to heal your dry and rough feet:

1. Scrubbing :


Scrubbing your dry, rough skin can heal your feet from cracks and deaden skin. Before you start scrubbing your feet you should soak your feet in Luke warm soapy water, this could help your skin soften and make it easier to scrub.

How to scrub your feet?

Mix in some liquid soap in water filled in with warm water and soak your feet into it for at least 20mins. Gently scrub off the loosened dead skin with a pumice stone. Then clean your feet with fresh water and pat dry with a soft towel. Once it get dry then apply some soft foot cream or you may wear a clean cotton socks overnight for better protection.

Ensure to follow this remedy daily before you sleep unless your dry/ rough feet are get healed off completely.

2. Glycerin :

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Glycerin is the best remedy to heal your dry and rough feet problems as it has soothing and healing properties in it.

How to apply?

Mix in equal ratio of glycerin and lemon juice with some rose water added to it. Apply the mixture over your rough/ cracked feet and let it dry for at least 20 to 30mins. Then rinse off your feet with clean water.

Ensure to follow this remedy at least for an about two weeks for a speedy results.

3. Olive/ Coconut Oil :

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Olive Oil

Coconut/ Olive oil is another best remedy for rough/ cracked feet. It helps in moisturizing your feet and fungal infections as it contains antifungal properties.

Precautions to follow :

Soak your feet in warm water and scrub with Loofah. Then get your feet dry thoroughly and then apply coconut/ olive oil freely. Wear a clean cotton socks overnight and remove the socks and wash your feet the next morning.

Ensure to follow this remedy daily before you sleep unless you find the better results by doing this regularly.

4. Paraffin Wax :

parafin wax

Paraffin wax is also a natural soothing agent to soften the skin and retain to your regular skin. It is usually used to remove dead rough skin.

How to apply?

Heat some paraffin wax and add in equal amount of mustard or coconut oil to it. Apply this paste on the cracks and let it leave for a complete night. Wash off your feet carefully in the morning. For maximum results, ensure to repeat this remedy at least once in a week.

5. Mentholated Tub :


It is one of the best and popular home remedies for cracked/ rough heels as it contains essential oils and also helps in healing fungus infections.

How to use?

Before you sleep clean your feet with warm water and apply some mentholated rub on clean feet and leave it overnight. Wash off your feet with warm water in the next morning.

Make sure to repeat this at least once in a week unless the hard/ rough skin peels off. For better results put on socks after applying mentholated rub.


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