Top Four winter foot care tips

During winter season it is extremely essential to take care of your skin, as this whether can wreak havoc on your skin, making it dull and itchy. During winter most people struggle with cracked heels. Dry skin can lead to a variety of issues such as ugly cracks, and bleeding.

Right from the kind of socks you wear to a proper foot massage, there are numerous ways to keep your feet well moisturized and in good shape. In this article, we give you a rundown of top three ways to prevent unwanted cracks and how to keep your feet healthy.

Top Four effective tips-

1.    Moisturising- In order to keep your feet in good shape, you must moisture well.   Every night before going to bed apply a layer of Good foot cream, Olive oil or a petroleum jelly.

2.    Get a Pedicure done. During winters, it is very important to get a pedicure done every fortnight or every week. Getting a pedicure will make you feel pampered but at the same time there are many benefits. It helps exfoliate your feet, promotes blood circulation, preserves skin's moisture and keeps infections at bay.

3.    Get your toe nails trimmed. Many of us might not be aware of the fact that one of the main causes of infections or ulcers in your feet is due to infected toenails, hence in order to prevent this from happening, you must get your nails cut or keep them trimmed.

4.    Foot care at home- For those of you who are not willing to shell out whooping amount on your parlour visits, you can do a pedicure all by yourself at home. For this, all you have to do is soak your feet for about 10 minutes in lukewarm water. Then using a pumice stone rub gently around your heels, this will remove dead skin from your heels. Next wash your feet again with clean water and wipe off with a towel. Finally apply a butter milk moisturizer to keep your feet soft.

-Akhila Kakarala
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