Cause of Cracked Heels
What causes cracked heels anyway? Standing for long hours, walking around barefoot, taking long and hot showers, using harsh soaps, dry skin due to climates, shoes that don’t fit properly, or not moisturizing properly can all lead to cracked heels.
How to Prevent Cracked Heels
How do you prevent cracked heels in the first place? Wear shoes that fit properly and support your heels. Also, make sure to moisturize properly, avoid standing for too long, wear shoe inserts and good quality socks, stay hydrated, and exfoliate weekly.
In most cases, cracked heels aren’t something to worry about too much. If you follow the steps above, you should be able to soften your heels quickly. Do you often have cracked heels in the winter or year round? How do you get rid of them?
You can check out the video below to watch one of these home remedies for cracked heels in action.
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