Foot care: how to recover skin after winter

Prolonged winter pushes our dreams to quickly put on shoes and sandals. But, nevertheless, spring is approaching and already some of us hid away winter shoes. After wearing boots, thick woolen tights and socks the skin on the feet and knees became rough, dry, and some appeared corns. Therefore, in order to bring their legs up, just need a couple of weeks. And there is finally the long-awaited heat.

What to do with rough skin on my knees
Of course, it is best to trust a professional beautician. But if this is not possible, it is possible to take care of the skin of the feet and legs the most. If you have cracked, painful callouses, or any education on the skin, you definitely should consult a dermatologist. Otherwise all procedures might hurt. If the skin simply became hardened and too dry, soften it by using scrubs, peels, creams and oils.
Remove the Horny layer of the skin from his knees should only scrubs, not with a pumice stone or a scraper (used for feet). To do the procedure after a bath, when the skin is softened. Scrub the knees beauticians recommend not more than 2 times per week: in addition to the scrub for rough knees can be done compresses on the basis of cosmetic oils – coconut, olive, etc. Caused oil leave for 10-15 minutes then washed off with water and apply a moisturizer.

The darkened skin on knees can be bleached kefir, lemon juice or sauerkraut. For this you need 10-15 minutes to hold on her knees a cloth soaked in this remedy, then wash it off and apply moisturizer. If after two or three treatments skin condition has not improved, it is possible you have disturbed the thyroid gland. The roughness of the skin on the knee may be symptoms of problems in the endocrine system, a consequence of hormonal imbalance, stress and nervous overload.

A few words about the pedicure and the skin on the feet

In winter, many people give up pedicures, and with it forget to remove rough skin, moisturize feet with lotion, etc. Often wearing the boots and the rejection of changing shoes at work contributes to the formation of corns, dry skin, pigmentation etc. If the skin cracks, redness, sores, etc., (this condition requires consultation of a dermatologist), then you can start with steamed warm baths for the feet, after which rough skin easy to remove with a pumice stone or scraper. However, it is important not to overdo and not to injure the skin. Better to do the procedure before bedtime, then apply on feet moisturizer while massaging fingers, the foot and the heel (the heel is massaged in a circular motion).

To cream well absorbed, put on cotton socks and go to bed. If you decide to get a pedicure alone, it is better to use a special tool, softening cuticles and not to cut it with tweezers. Not having the right skills for carrying out a pedicure, it is easy to damage the cuticle, the nail and infection. The edges of the nail it is better to leave straight, slightly podshlifovat and nail file. Curved nail often grows and creates a lot of problems.

What to do about calluses and corns

Dry, old corn is better to “give” in the hands of experts. If corns or calluses are small and not too cornification, you can try to do steamed soap-soda baths twice a week. Rubbing with a pumice stone calluses and corns should not be better to buy in a drugstore special softening creams or plasters to remove calluses dry. After softening and processing of calluses is not forget to apply the code on foot nourishing cream.