Take care of your feet in this scorching heat!

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 18 March 2018 9:43 AM GMT

Take care of your feet in this scorching heat!
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Take care of your feet in this scorching heat!
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New Delhi: Summer has arrived. The raising temperature not only make you dehydrated but also spoils your body.

One of the parts of our body that we ignore is leg, especially feet. So, don't forget to save your feet from the harmful rays of the sun.

Besides going for regular pedicures, it is essential to apply sunscreen and let your nails breathe sans nail paint once in a while.

BEAT THE HEAT: Below are the tips to keep your feet clean

Trim your nails

Go for proper, neat and short nails for maximum foot care. File them if that's easier.

Pedicure

It helps you get rid of dead and hard heel skin. It is important to pamper your feet and take care of the dead skin by regularly undertaking pedicure or clean up with a scrub and apply foot cream for nice smelling feet.

Also, soak your feet in lukewarm water mixed with baking soda for about 15 minutes which will make them clean and smell fresh taking any odour away.

Scrape off your dead skin

Scraping off the dead skin growth from the corner of the nail and paint some almond oil for super nourishment.

Lets your nails breathe

Let your nails breathe from time to time. This can help stop discoloration, if your interests is towards dark nail paints.

Dealing with sweat

To deal with foot sweat, you can use antibacterial foot washes and deals with foot odour. Spray peppermint foot spray to relieve yourself from foot sore or stress.

If you wear closed shoes, make sure you change your socks every day. Another thing to keep in mind is to wash your feet few times a day so that you always have fresh feet.

Do not halt to ankle

Do not just halt to ankle, go on to put sunscreen on your feet as well. These not only protect your feet, but also protect protein made nails that are more defenseless to sun damage.

Wear breathable material

Make sure you wear either breathable material like leather, cork and canvas or else shoes made with mesh so that air can circulate in your feet keeping it fresh.

If you have sunburnt feet then apply aloe vera based lotions or gels for relief

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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