January 07, 2022
How to look after your feet in winter
October 13, 2017
During the winter months, it is common for feet to become dry with hard skin and cracks. Often, the primary cause of this is dehydration of the skin. There are a few simple things that you can do to help keep your feet in top condition this winter:
Cream your feet once a day (all over except in between your toes) with a urea-based cream to help restore the moisture in your feet. This will help soften any hard skin making it easier to maintain smooth feeling feet.
Filing your feet 2-3 times a week, preferably when your feet are dry, will reduce the chance of any rough edges forming as well as any callus formation.
Keeping your feet warm and dry
During the winter months, it is important to keep your feet warm and dry where possible to help circulation to your feet; this will help with your foot health and reduce the risk of other common conditions such as chilblains forming.