Home Remedies to Cure Cracked Heels

Home Remedies to Cure Cracked Heels – Winter brings a number of skin concerns along with it and cracked heels is a major one among them. Though we never mind to splurge on expensive body lotions and face creams, but always miss out on the part of our body that needs maximum care, our feet. Generally the skin on our feet doesn’t have any oil glands and that’s why they always remain dry. Come winter and the dry, cold wind, lack of care as well as lack of hygiene wreck havoc on that and the result in severely cracked heels. Cracked heels are painful as well as uncomfortable and an unpleasant sight. But regular care and using some simple home remedies can soften our cracked heels. Stay tuned to this article to find out some easy Home Remedies to Cure Cracked Heels.

Home Remedies to Cure Cracked Heels

Home Remedies to Cure Cracked Heels

Glycerin and Rosewater Mix

Mix glycerin and rose water in 1:3 ratio. Add juice of half lemon to that. Mix well and keep the solution aside. Now soak your feet for 15-20 minutes in a warm water with salt in it. Rub the feet with pumice stone. Pat dry and apply the rosewater and glycerin mix. Do this every night for best result.

Fruit Foot Mask

This homemade fruit mask is a great remedy to cure cracked heels. Simply mash one banana, half of an avocado and coconut flesh from half coconut. Mix well to get a mask like consistency. Apply it on the heels and rest for 15 minutes. Wash off with plain water and follow up with a moisturizing foot cream. Do this everyday to get quick result.

Easy Home Remedies for Cracked Heels

Listerine Foot Soak

Take 2-3 cups of water in a container big enough to soak your feet. Add 1 cup of Listerine and 1 cup of white vinegar to it. Soak your feet in this solution for 15-20 minutes and then wash off and pat dry. Repeat twice a week for best result. Listerine contains antiseptic properties, thymol and phytochemicals which help to heal severely cracked heels.

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Rice Flour Foot Scrub

This is another simple yet effective remedy for cracked heels. Make a foot scrub mixing together 3 tbsp rice flour (make sure its fine but coarse enough to act as a scrub), 1-2 tbsp apple cider vinegar, 2 tsp honey and few drops of olive oil. Keep it aside. Now soak your feet in warm water for 15-20 minutes. Gently rub with a wash cloth to scrape off the dead skin cells. Next apply the rice flour scrub to the heels and massage for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with plain water. Do this daily until the cracks are gone.

Home Remedies for Cracked Heels

Lemon and Vaseline Foot Cream

Soak your feet in warm water and scrub with a pumice stone. Wash your feet well and pat dry. Mix 1 tsp vaseline with juice of a lemon. Massage this paste on the cracked heels until completely absorbed. Repeat this daily for best result.

These were few simple Home Remedies to Cure Cracked Heels. Hope you liked the post, stay tuned for more!

About Rashmita Rakshit

Rashmita is born & brought up in Kolkata, She is a pure Bengali by heart. Makeup and Food are her biggest weaknesses. She has a good amount of cookbook in her collection.Traveling is her another love. She dreams to travel the entire world some time. She believes in 'tell the world what you intend to do, but first show it'.


  1. Needed these tips high time…cracked heels look so unappealing. ..thanks fr sharing 🙂

  2. Such a nice tips. very simple and helpful tips. Thanks for sharing.

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