How to Remove Dead Skin from Feet in 5 Ways

How to Remove Dead Skin from Feet in 5 Ways

Our feet are often subject to daily wear and tear. It receives the most impact from standing, walking, or running. Constant exposure to various factors may cause dead skin on your feet. However, the most common cause of dead skin is usually due to lack of moisture which leads to dry and scaly skin.

Most of us experience this at some point. How about you? Do you notice any dead skin on your feet?

In this tutorial, I’ll share with you some tips and advice on how to remove dead skin from feet.

How to Remove Dead Skin

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Here are some of the ingredients you’ll need

  • Vinegar
  • Lemon
  • Epsom salt
  • Oatmeal
  • Paraffin wax
  • Water
  • Foot scrub
  • Basin

How to Remove Dead Skin from Feet

Home Remedies to Help Eliminate Dead Skin

Here are some solutions you can do in the comfort of your own home. You can easily collect can some of these ingredients from your kitchen pantry.

   1. Vinegar.

This cooking ingredient is also an effective solution in removing dead skin. Vinegar can make your skin softer and smoother.

Pour a mixture of vinegar and water in a basin. Soak your feet for about 15 minutes. Use a foot scrub to get rid of the dry and dead skin cells on your feet.

Wash your feet to eliminate the smell of vinegar and let it dry. Use petroleum jelly on your skin to keep it moisturized.

   2. Paraffin wax.

A paraffin wax is known to be effective when it comes to removing dead skin cells. It makes your feet softer by retaining the natural oil of your skin. Applying a paraffin wax on your feet can prevent dry, cracked, and scaly skin.

Put the paraffin wax in your microwave oven and warm it up. Add a bit of coconut oil in the wax then spread on the mixture directly on your feet. Be careful when smearing it on your skin because it can be hot at first.

Let the wax sit on your skin overnight. Wash it off the next day.

   3. Epsom Salt.

This kitchen ingredient is another effective solution of getting rid of dry skin on your feet. It removes contaminants from your skin and improves the circulation on your feet to make it more relaxed.

Pour water in a basin and add the Epsom salt. Dip your feet and soak it in the solution for at least 10 minutes. Pat your feet dry and slather on some petroleum jelly to keep your feet moisturized. Do this repeatedly for at least three straight days.

   4. Lemon.

A lemon is known for its acidity. This makes it fit for eliminating dead and dry skin on your feet. At the same time, it keeps your skin softer and smoother.

Pour warm water in a basin. Add lemon juice on it. Let your feet soak in the solution for at least 15 minutes. Once your feet softens, use a foot brush to remove the dead skin. Wash your feet and dry it off completely.

Home Remedies to Help Eliminate Dead Skin

Home Remedies to Help Eliminate Dead Skin

   5. Oatmeal.

Not only is it good for breakfast but oatmeal is also a good choice for treating dry, scaly, and dead skin. This ingredient helps moisturize the skin leaving it supple and smooth. You can even use it as a foot scrub.

Mix water and oatmeal in a container. You can opt to add milk in the mixture to soften your skin. Apply the oatmeal mixture d on directly your feet.

Spread it evenly so that your entire feet is covered with oatmeal. Let it sit for at least 30 minutes then use a foot brush to scrub your skin. Wash the oatmeal and pat your feet dry. You can repeat this process every other day to make it more effective.

The Key to a Flawless Skin

Just follow any of these steps to improve your chances of having beautiful, flawless, and silky feet. These home remedies are simple, easy, inexpensive, and very convenient to do. It will only take 15 to 30 minutes of your time. Plus, the results are definitely worth the effort and time.

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About the Author

I’m Megan Ann, mama to 2 and wife to James F. Core. I love meeting new people and hearing their stories. In this blog, I try to write useful and informative articles to help you as much as I can with my knowledge.

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