Cracked heels are the result of various reasons. Whether you haven’t worn the right footwear, or you have a microbial infection, or you’ve been standing on your foot for too long, poor hygiene, all can be factors that can led to an inappropriate aspect of your feet. No matter the cause of cracked heels, they are very unsightly and painful.
Oranges and oil scrubs have refreshing effects, and to prepare it, you need:
– 2 oranges
– a cup of vegetable oil
– a cup of sea salt
Mix the oil with sea salt and cut the oranges in slices. Dip the orange slice into the oil and salt mixture and massage the heels for 10 minutes. Then remove with lukewarm water.
Effects: Deep cleansing, invigorating and shooting heels. You can also get this effect by massaging your heels with lemon.
Dry and cracked heels are often caused by a deficiency of vitamins, minerals, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids. Therefore, it’s very important to increase the consumption of calcium, iron, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids.
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