We tend to take care of our hair, our hands and our face, but the feet seem to always be relegated, although it should not be. They are our support and they should be the first to be cared for and pampered. In addition, they are the most resentful when walking, wearing tight shoes, walking barefoot, while exercising, etc.
In the long run, this can be a problem. Beyond the aesthetics, it is good to have the feet in perfect condition to avoid more serious pain in the future. And also, look beautiful in sandals during the summer.
The feet, our roots
Many may say that the feet are the most important part of the human body. They are the ones that support us and at the same time, those that allow us to go from one place to another. Nature has endowed us with strong and strong feet, but that does not mean that they do not resent. The most common is to have them cracked, with calluses or blisters.
And beyond having nails painted in combination with the swimsuit, the truth is that the feet need much more attention than we offer periodically. Sure first you will think of your hair, then your face and third in your hands. The feet will stay in at least a fourth place.
To look splendid feet you need to follow a routine of care and frequent maintenance. This may take some time, but keep in mind that it will result in general well-being that you will notice even in your facial gestures.
Tricks to take care of your feet
To be able to have perfect feet, like model, without hardness or calluses, or cracked heels, you only have to have a little time each week.
Follow these tips:
Weekly take a warm bath of feet, with coarse salt for half an hour. It’s not too much of an effort, you can do it while watching TV or you’re painting your fingernails. This will make them look more relaxed and rested, especially if you are all day standing or sitting at work.
Every fifteen days make a bath of hot water for a few minutes and immediately one of cold water. This combination will improve the circulation of your feet. If you add a few drops of lemon to the water you will avoid having a bad smell.
Use the pumice stone whenever you can. It is a vital element for the care of your feet. It is a volcanic rock of high porosity and low density that you can get it in any beauty shop or supermarket. After the shower or a hot bath delicately scrapes with this stone in the areas where the hardness is formed, above all, in the heels.
Massage your feet every night before going to bed with a moisturizer or essential oil. This will make them relax and avoid hardness. The massage has to be a circular movements and a little pressure.
Go barefoot, rotate your ankles and tiptoe around your house. This will strengthen your feet. You can also roll a ball underneath, massage and improve circulation in the plant.
After the shower dry your feet well, between the fingers, so that no fungus occurs. If you are perspiring a lot, do not hesitate to use talc.
Use cushioned insoles and do not wear shoes too tight every day. The use of heel is also not the best alternative.
Cut your nails horizontally. This will prevent them from becoming incarnate or deforming, weakening or slowing down normal growth. If you go to the beauty salon to do the manicurist, be sure that the items they use are of quality and are not rusty, because they can cause you infections.
Reflexology is one of the options at your disposal if you like alternative medicine; it stimulates the defenses of your body and helps to eliminate the toxic substances. It is based on pressing strategic points on the soles of the feet, which are connected to the nervous system.
Perfect foot remedies
In addition to the previous tricks, these remedies will come in handy to make you look beautiful all year round:
Exfoliate your feet with a special foot cream. Just take any cream you use and add two tablespoons of sugar. With this preparation massages on the heels it will serve to eliminate dead cells by friction.
Bananas have healing powers for your feet. Just mix two in the blender until it forms a paste and apply on your heels after bathing. Leave the pasta 10 minutes and remove with warm water. Repeat this process once a week.
Vegetable oil: You may not like the feeling at first, but you should keep in mind that it is very effective for dry or cracked feet. Once the lavas and dry well put your feet in a container with hydrogenated oil. Cover them with thick stockings all night. It will eliminate dead cells. You can do this up to three times a week. The blend of lemon juice and Vaseline is a wonderful remedy for dry and cracked feet. After washing, apply this combination. Mix two handfuls of salt with three tablespoons of avocado oil and two drops of mint oil. Massage your feet with it for three minutes and then introduce them in warm water, to remove it completely. In addition to removing hardness, you will avoid bad odor.