Want to get pretty and smooth feet without an expensive pedicure? You’ve come to the right place! Here are a few tried and tested remedies that’ll leave your feet feeling beautiful and soft and all you need are a few ordinary ingredients from your kitchen shelf. Read on to know more.
1. Go Bananas
Cracks can make feet look ugly and unkempt. For smooth and pretty feet, and to get rid of those cracks, mash up a banana into a smooth paste and apply it on the cracks of your feet. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.
2. Spritz On Some Rose Water
Rose has been used from ancient times, for soft and revitalized skin. It can be a great way to get soft and nice smelling feet. Mix half a cup of cold water with quarter cup of rose water and add a handful of rose petals to the mix. Store this mixture in a bottle with a spritz dispenser. A few spritzes every time your feet feel dry and tired, and you will have feet smelling like rose petals and just as soft.
Milk, Salt And Lime For Even-Toned Skin
Exposure to sunlight can leave parts of your feet looking dark and uncared for. But this can be tackled without a visit to your dermatologist, with just three ingredients from your kitchen. Heat some milk and add a pinch of salt and a dash of lemon juice to it. Mix the ingredients well and apply the mixture to your feet. Massage the mixture onto your skin for a while till it blends with the skin and leave it on for 15-20 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this once a week and you will start seeing results in a month’s time.
4. Peppermint For Fragrant Feet
5. An Oatmeal Scrub
Leaving home without applying sunscreen to your feet, will leave them dry and dark over a period of time. A great remedy to treat dry and dark-looking feet is oatmeal. Mix 3 tablespoons of rolled oats with 2 tablespoons of milk and gently scrub your feet with the mixture. The milk helps moisturize and soothe your feet while the oats help exfoliate the roughness out of your feet.
6. Milk Cream For Soft Feet
7. Olive Oil For Smooth Feet
Olive oil has great moisturizing properties and is an effective remedy for dry or damaged skin. Soak a cotton ball in olive oil. Using the cotton ball, massage your feet using gentle circular motions for 20 minutes. Put on a pair of socks and keep them on for an hour to let your feet soak in the oil, before washing the oil off with lukewarm water.
8. Honey Makes A Naturally Great Moisturizer