Cracked heels are the result of different reasons. Whether you wear shoes that don’t fit properly, microbial infection, food deficiency or poor hygiene can all be factors leading to a wrong aspect feet. Whatever the cause, cracked heels, these cracks in the skin, are often unsightly and painful.
Oranges and oil scrub have refreshing effects. To prepare, you need:
– two oranges
– one cup vegetable oil
– a cup of sea salt
Mix the oil with sea salt and cut the oranges in round slices. Dip orange slices in the mixture of oil and sea salt and rub your heels vigorously for 10 minutes. Then remove with warm water.
Effects: deep cleansing, refreshing and smoothing heels. You can also achieve this effect with lemons. Dried and cracked heels are often caused by a deficiency of vitamins, minerals, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids. It is therefore very important to increase your intake of calcium, iron, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids.
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