Cracked heels, corns and calluses, hardened skin of the feet – part of the “consequences” of winter shoes. In anticipation of the imminent heat we are already preparing summer shoes and new sandals are looking. But unkempt feet and problems with the skin of the feet not only spoil the overall picture, but they also pose a health threat. So it’s time to bring your legs in order and don’t forget to follow them the whole year and not just during the warmer time of the year.
The main problems of the foot skin
In the winter, when we wear closed shoes and in summer the skin on the feet can grobet. If you put in order just the rough neglected skin on the feet can good beautician, with resulting cracks, calluses or corns, the handle is not so easy. This files most often experience the following symptoms:
- skin on the heels coarsens. Outdoor shoes contributes to pogrubienie skin on the heels and toes, so the summer should be more carefully follow the footsteps. Every day before sleep to moisturize the feet moisturizing foot cream with vitamins A and e, Watch how quickly the skin becomes rough from mechanical friction and dust and remove Horny layer. An average of 2-3 times a week to do a warm foot bath, removing the Horny layer of the skin with the heels (more often the skin becomes rough on the toes) with a pumice stone or a special toroczkai for heels. Well help to remove rough skin scrubs with sea salt.
- the cracked heels. To cracked heels, you need to constantly follow the skin of the feet and remove dead skin areas, softening and then a nourishing creams. If this is not done, then the cracks become deeper, start to bleed, they can easily become infected and cause inflammation. Not to mention the fact that normal walking becomes increasingly difficult. If you have crack heel, and the more bleeding – then in any case do not “treat” them with pumice and hot baths – it had to be done before the appearance of cracks. Initially, you need to seek the healing of fractures: for this purpose there are special ointments and creams. Here not to do without consulting a dermatologist
- corns and calluses. Calluses or corns often develop on the soles from wearing uncomfortable shoes. In the summer this problem may escalate, especially if you wear shoes with thin soles. To alleviate the pressure on the corn will help a special orthopedic insole or support shoes. A callus or a bunion you can steam and gradually cut off, however, you need to show the problem specialist, so as not to damage the formation and cause the accession of infection.
Why in the summer your feet sweat a lot
In the hottest time of the year feet sweat a lot and stick to shoes. If the Shoe is open, you can sprinkle the sole with talc or baby powder. When wearing closed shoes, avoid nylon and other synthetic socks: they do not absorb a moisture, leaving feet wet. Accordingly, there is an unpleasant smell of feet. In this case it is better to have a spare pair of shoes or not wear shoes that are not ventilated. Now produced a lot of shoes from eco-friendly materials – you don’t have to buy expensive leather shoes. If you watch your feet, wear proper shoes and socks, but sweating and unpleasant foot odor is after you, you should not proceed with enrolment.
How to daily care for the feet
Don’t forget in the evenings, not just wash feet with cleanser, but also good to wash the skin between the fingers, there is accumulated dust, dirt and microbes. Feet should be carefully wipe, to leave fewer chances for the bacteria to reproduce. Don’t forget to apply a moisturising foot cream. Early cut nails and podpilivaya sharp edges to avoid injury to the skin around the fingers.
Especially carefully it is necessary to examine the skin of the feet after visiting the beach, camping: if you find a wound or abrasion, treat it with hydrogen peroxide. Grated blister puncture is not necessary – let it heal on its own, glued on top of bactericidal plaster. If a blister burst on their own, treat the injury with hydrogen peroxide and not spirite the skin from the blister until full healing: it serves as a barrier to infection.