DIY ♥ Home Foot Care Routine
Proper foot care
Female legs are an inspiration for poets and artists. This is far from accidental, because well-groomed, beautiful legs attract attention. But you need to know that this is a rather vulnerable part of the body. We put a lot of stress on our feet every day, so we must provide them with proper care. It will not be difficult to give your precious feet 10-15 minutes a day.
Every woman has met with such unpleasant phenomena as puffiness, dry skin of the legs. If you spend a lot of time on your feet, you need to provide them with rest. Do not be lazy after a long day to lie down for 10-15 minutes, lifting your legs up.
This will provide a good blood outflow, relieve fatigue. Another unpleasant moment is the fungus. The following symptoms may indicate a fungus: redness, itching of the skin on the legs, an unpleasant odor, the skin on the toes is peeling.
It is very important that the shoes you wear are not only comfortable, but also provide good ventilation. The skin of the legs, as well as on other parts of the body, must breathe. In summer, give preference to open sandals and sandals - this will prevent skin fungus on the feet . When going outdoors, go without shoes more often. Walking on the ground is not only an excellent massage, but also energizes us with health and energy.
Foot skin care includes daily little things that can serve as an excellent prevention against many diseases. For example, while taking a shower, do contrasting procedures for your legs, pouring them with cool or warm water - this perfectly stimulates blood circulation, improves tissue microcirculation.
With the help of such simple measures, loose skin on the legs will become more elastic. It is good to have a habit of brushing your feet, especially your heels, with a stiff brush or pumice stone.
With the help of these procedures, the skin is freed from dead and hardened cells. It is worth choosing natural shoes and socks, as they have a fairly good ability to pass air. Dry skin on the legs is not uncommon, a very large number of women suffer from this. This phenomenon provokes many factors.
To prevent peeling of the skin on the legs, it is worth providing it with the necessary moisture and nutrition. She especially needs moisture during the period of heating devices, when the air in the apartment is very dry.
Thus, after taking a bath or shower, be sure to moisturize your feet with creams. After depilation, it is necessary to apply a nourishing, soothing cream to the skin of the legs, since by doing this procedure, we reluctantly damage the top layer of the skin, thereby provoking microinflammation.
Cream to godo not contain natural oils and trace elements
The skin on the legs also peels off in the summer. There is a reasonable explanation for this, because we often spend time outdoors, the sun dries up and dehydrates our skin. To prevent this, before going outside, it is necessary to smear our legs with sunscreen. After being on the beach, the skin of the legs needs additional moisture. There are special after-sun creams. They perfectly soothe and moisturize the skin, making it soft and tender.
foot baths from a decoction of herbs and essential oils are a great addition.
Here are some homemade recipes:
- Edema bath. It is necessary to brew chamomile and lime blossom in equal parts. Cool to 40 degrees, and add 2 tablespoons of honey. Keep feet in the bath for 20-30 minutes, you can gradually add warm water;
- Disinfectant bath. Brew calendula and chamomile in equal parts, cool to 60-50 degrees. Add 15 drops of pine needles essential oil to the water. Keep feet for 20 minutes adding hot water;
- A refreshing bath suitable for summertime. Brew mint, St. John's wort and nettle in equal parts and keep the legs for 20 minutes.
Baths with essential oils have proven themselves very well. They tone, disinfect, nourish and moisturize the skin of the legs, regulate perspiration.
The following oils should be used in the amount of 15 drops added to the burning water:
- Lemon, mandarin, cedar, spruce, tea tree oil is suitable for disinfection and regulation of perspiration;
- Orange, rose, tea tree, ylang-ylang, pochuli oils are useful for moisturizing and nourishing;
- Lavender, eucalyptus, mint, clove oils are suitable for relieving fatigue and irritation.
Pamper your legs with massage more often, this not only relieves fatigue, but also stimulates a huge number of points that affect the entire body.