An Old Trick to Have Feet with Baby’s Soft Skin without Cracks or Callus

Feet are commonly being affected by dry and rough skin and this condition can happen to both adults and children. It is a common skin issue for women than for men, and that is a result of improper footwear. Although you may consider that this is not a serious skin issue you should take care of them on time as these services which occur as a result of the dry skin can become deep and cause great pain. Likewise, if you are a fan of barefoot walking dry skin on your heels can be very unpleasant.

Naturally, there is a wide range of pharmaceutical products that offer a solution for this skin issue, but most of them are either inefficient or packed with chemicals or very expensive. Therefore, in this article, we shall present you an amazing recipe for the treatment of your heels.

This remedy will be of great assistance in the treatment and prevention of dry skin feet. Its application will peel off the dried layer and thus make the skin of your feet soft.

The efficacy of this remedy lies in the content of the used ingredients. Here it is what each used ingredient does to the skin of your feet.

Lemon Juice:

The lemon juice is packed with natural acids that remove the dead piled cells from the skin. Its use will improve the penetration of aminosalicylic acid present in the aspirin which is another beneficially used ingredient. As per Gary Goldenberg, a New York dermatologist and Mount Sinai Medical Director, the presence of lemon juice boost the effect of aspirin.

In addition to all this, this citrus fruit reveals a high content of vitamin C, mineral salts, and antioxidants which help in the regeneration of the skin cells. Its use will offer a lighter and healthier skin appearance.


As before mentioned aspirin has in its content aminosalicylic acid, which is linked to the salicylic acid. This drug reveals antifungal properties and due to the content of salicylic acid and beta-hydroxy acid, aspirin can stop the proliferation of microorganisms and in that way destroy fungal infections and fungi.

Once dissolved in water it gets a creamy texture which when applied on the skin can offer the needed exfoliation and thus eliminate dry and dead cells from the skin.

This popular drug has in its content a chemical known as beta-hydroxy acid which is added in certain exfoliating creams and in the ones that are used for skin lightening. Its use will eliminate calluses and offer new and soft skin.

Epsom Salt:

This type of salt has been used for centuries as an effective healing agent due to its potent analgesic properties. Therefore, it is frequently added to hot baths and footbaths as an effective detoxifying agent. These baths relax the body thereby successfully lowering stress.

When Epsom salt is dissolved in warm water it can reduce the inflammation caused by gout, treat various infections and remove unpleasant odours.

This salt can act as an exfoliant agent and thus soften rough, cracked feet.

Natural Recipe for the Removal of Dry Skin and Treatment of Cracking Feet

Required Ingredients:

  • 10-15 aspirin pills
  • Lemon juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup of Epsom salt or sea salt
  • 4 litres of warm water
  • Plastic film
  • Cotton or wool socks


First, add the cup of Epsom salt into the warm water and then soak your feet in it for at least 30 minutes. In a small bowl place the aspirin tablets, and in it add the lemon juice. Mix everything nicely till you obtain a thick paste. Use this paste on your feet which have been previously soaked and dried with a towel. Make sure to apply the mixture on the places with rough skin and on the dried areas of your feet. Next, cover the paste with the plastic film that you have prepared beforehand (you will need 2 large pieces), and after that wear your socks on.

Leave it to stand for 4 – 6 hours and after that period of time remove the plastic film and rinse off the mixture with soapy water. Likewise, you can use a pumice stone to eliminate dead skin.