The Best remedies to fix the cracked heels

Different factors behind cracked heels?

Heels can crack when the skin around the edge of your heel becomes dry and thick .Some common factors of cracked heels including obesity, standing  for a long time,  lack of proper care and hygiene, wearing open heel footwear for example sandals, and having cold or dry skin.

Some remedies to heel your cracked heels

1. Honey

Honey is a natural antiseptic that helps in healing the cracked feet. It is also good for soothing and moistens the skin and prevents the skin from drying.

How to use

Take one cup of homey and mix it in the warm water .Wash your feet and steep in the mixture, massage smoothly for 20 minutes. Apply the moisturizer after dry the feet. You can use it regularly for a few weeks before going to bed.

2. Vegetable oil /Cooking oil

Cooking oil easily absorbed by the skin. Vegetable oils are packed with nutrients that include A, D, E all of these vitamins has the quality to repair the skin and heal the cracked heals by creating new cells.

How to use

Wash your feet and dry it thoroughly. Apply a thick layer of vegetable oil, covering your heels and toes, wear soft socks and leave it for overnight. Repeat this process daily to heal the cracked heels.

3. Lemon and Vaseline

The acidic effect of lemon, combined with moisturizing nature of Vaseline helps to clear off dry skin and heal the cracked heels.

How to use

Mix 1 table spoon of Vaseline with 4 to 5 drops of lemon .Apply this mixture over your effect parts of feet and heels .Wear the soft socks and leave it for overnight and wash off in the morning.Repeate this process regularly before going to bed

4. Rice flour, honey and vinegar

Rice flour is considered as a natural exfoliator, which helps to remove the dead cells and cherish the skin. As above mentioned  honey is a natural antiseptic and vinegar is a light acid which helps to moistens the dry and dead skin, making it smooth to exfoliate easily.

How to use

Make a scrub by mixing 2 table spoon of rice flour, 1 table spoon of honey and 5 to 6 drops of vinegar. Apply this mixture over your feet and heels and gently rub the scrub with the help of your fingers to clear off the dry skin. Repeat this process 2 to 3 times a week.

5. Heels balms or moisturizers

Heel balms are very useful for cracked heels because these balms contain components to moisturize, soften and exfoliate dead skin,

How to use

Apply balms in the morning to increase the skin elasticity but you should wear the soft sock after apply the balms.

6. Soak and exfoliate your feet.

When you apply the pressure on the cracked heels the skin tends to split which is very painful. Soaking and moisturizing your feet is very useful for cracked heels.


1. Steep your feet in lukewarm water for 20 minutes

2. To remove hard skin use loofah, foot scrubber or pumice stones

3. Apply petroleum jelly. Put on socks after apply the petroleum jelly to avoid spreading any grease around.

7. Liquid bandages

You can also use liquid bandages to secure the wounds and prevent them from infection or further cracking .You can buy this product without a prescription.


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