Home Remedies to Remove Dead Skin Cells on Feet

How to Remove Dead Skin Cells on Feet

It is essential to maintain foot hygiene and remove dead skin on feet. There are many reasons of accumulation of dead skin cells on your feet such as lack of moisture, lack of hygiene or using wrong footwear. Other causes include standing for long hours, using harsh soaps, obesity, and certain medical conditions such as hypothyroidism that makes skin drier than usual.

How to Remove Dead Skin Cells on Feet

How to Remove Dead Skin Cells on Feet

Removing dead skin cells on your foot is not a big deal but should often be practiced with the help of natural; home remedies mentioned below.

Eight best Home remedies to remove dead skin cells on feet

Warm water

Warm water relaxes feet and loosens dead skin cells. Fill a bucket with warm water. Place your feet in it for 20 minutes. This is followed by scrubbing, drying feet and applying a moisturizer.

Warm water

Warm water


Scrubbing with a pumice stone

make a habit to rub dead skin cells on your feet twice in a week while taking a bath, For this wash, your feet with a liquid soap and with the help of a pumice stone scrub the dead skin cells away. Rinse off your feet with running water, pat them dry with a towel and apply moisturizer. Pumice stone is readily available on the market.

Scrubbing with a pumice stone

Scrubbing with a pumice stone


Epsom salt

Epsom salt is known to improve the blood circulation. It contains magnesium sulfate that relaxes muscles and removes the toxins. Add two tablespoon of Epsom salt to a bucket half filled with warm water, Soak your feet in this solution for 15 minutes. This is followed by drying your feet and applying moisturizer.

Epsom salt

Epsom salt


Over-ripped banana

Over-ripped banana removes dead skin cells and also moisturizes feet. Take an overripe banana and blend it to make a paste. You may also add avocados to it. Apply the paste to your feet and leave it for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes rinse it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this every day.

Over-ripped banana

Over-ripped banana


Lemon

Lemon is rich in citric acid. Being acidic it helps to get rid of dead skin cells on feet and removes dry skin on the feet. It also acts as whitening agents and makes feet smooth. Squeeze juice of a lemon and add it to a bucket half filled with warm water. Soak your feet for 15 minutes in this solution and the scrub your feet with the help of a brush or a pumice stone. Now rinse your feet with warm water, dry it with a towel and apply moisturizer.

Lemons

Lemons


Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar maintains the pH balance of the skin. Remove the dead skin cells and makes the skin soft and smooth. Add a cup of apple cider vinegar to a bucket filled with warm water and soak your feet in it for 15 minutes. With the help of a floor, scrubber removes dead skin cells. Wash and dry your feet and apply petroleum jelly or lotion.

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar


Paraffin wax

You can effectively remove dead skin cells on foot with the help of paraffin wax. It lessens dryness, cracked feet and makes the skin soft and smooth. Microwave paraffin wax to heat it. Add a hint of coconut oil and apply the paste (the temperature should be bearable) on your feet every night before sleeping. Wash it off in the morning. Repeat it every night.

Paraffin wax

Paraffin wax


Glycerin

Glycerine moisturizes the skin and keeps it soft and smooth. Mix equal amount of glycerine rose water and lemon juice. Mix the ingredients and apply on your feet. After 20 minutes wash it off with plain water. Repeat this for a few weeks for desired results.

Glycerin

Glycerin

Be regular with any of above home remedies to remove dead skin cells on feet and be blessed with soft and smooth feet forever.

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