Best Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Cracked Heels In Few Days


Cracked heels should not be ignored as it can lead to peeling of skin, itchy skin, aching feet or even bleeding; here are some home remedies for your help

Written By Akanksha Ghotkar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Do you feel too uncomfortable to remove your shoes in public because of cracked heels? While we spend a lot of time caring for our face, our feet are mostly ignored. Lack of care and hygiene causes your heels to crack. Your kitchen is a treasure trove of amazing products with medicinal value that can treat many daily ailments, including the problem of cracked heels. Here are 10 homemade remedies to help you attain the perfect heels you have always deserved.

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Listerine and Vinegar

An unusual combination to save your feet, but Listerine contains bimole and alcohol which help fight tuna fungal, repair cracked feet. Steps to use Listerine and vinegar for cracked heels are as follows:

  • Mix both the liquids.
  • Apply it on your cracked feet and leave it for 20 mins.
  • Soak your legs in lukewarm water and then dry them.

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Rice flour, Honey and Vinegar

Rice flour exfoliates, purifies and remineralises the skin and honey is a natural antiseptic that heels the cracked feet. Throw in some apple cider vinegar and pamper your feet with one of the best treatments available.

  • Make a scrub.
  • Add 3 tablespoon of rice flour.
  • 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • 2-3 drops of apple cider vinegar.
  • Stir everything well to form a thick paste.
  • Soak your feet in lukewarm water for 10 minutes and then gently scrub the pumice stone. 
  • Repeat this process 2-3 times a week and you will soon be busting out those flip-flocks.

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Surely you will have a couple of bananas on your kitchen counter! Bananas are natural skin moisturisers. They also contain vitamins A, B6 and C - all of which helps to maintain the elasticity of the skin and keep it hydrated and soft.

  • Smash two bananas and make the paste.
  • Make sure the bananas have ripe because unripe bananas contain acid that's not good for the skin.
  • Gently rub the paste all over your feet including around the nail beds and the toes.
  • Keep it on for 20 mins and gently clean it with warm water.

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