~ Trim Toenails after showering, when they are softest. Always clip nails straight across, never cutting into corners. When nails are dry, file them with a toenail file.
~ There are no oil glands in the soles of the feet
To keep the PH level in the skin balanced, use a foot cream daily to help prevent skin infection such as Athlete's foot.
~ Changing your socks throughout the day helps keep moisture at bay.
~ Treat yourself to foot baths
1/4 C vinegar
1/4 C mouthwash
epsom salt (handful)
Hot/warm water mixed in, until adjusted to your comfort
soak for 30 - 40 min.
scrub away dead skin cells
~ In winter the skin produces less fat, causing dry skin
Use heavier foot creams to compensate
~ Clean feet daily with soap & water
Lightly scrub toenails with a nail brush
Always dry feet thoroughly, blotting with a towel, not rubbing the skin.
~ Check feet visually on a regular basis especially if you have impaired circulation or diabetes, to catch any unnoticed skin irritations.
~ Put your feet up when possible, this is good for circulation.
~ Book yourself in for a Reflexology session - a natural, non-invasive therapy embracing the concept of holistic healing.
The feet are microcosms of the whole body and by stimulating over 7200 nerve endings in the feet we send messages along the nerve pathways to various organs & systems of the body.