care of toenails

In anticipation of the summer every woman aspires to look perfect. Hairstyle, make-up, figure, clothes - are taken into account all the details, even the smallest. And, of course, in any case can not overlook his feet. For cracked heels and yellow nails in open sandals can spoil the overall impression of the most perfect image. Regular maintenance of toenails and foot skin will help you become the owner of the most beautiful legs in the world.

In the arsenal of modern beauties have a variety of means to care for feet - from inexpensive to luxury series. Also, do not forget that there are many different folk remedies for foot care, which often are much more effective ready-made means.

Probably each of us once in my life seen the legs of a young child - gentle and myagonkie. So where did disappear this softness and tenderness in the adult? As the load on the human foot is greatly enhanced. In addition, it plays a significant role and shoes. Srednestaticheskogo modern woman spends in the shoe about 11 hours a day. Often, women are sacrificing for the sake of beauty and convenience of the foot is sandwiched in a narrow shoe, causing blood circulation, damaged skin.

If you care enough with his feet is careful, their condition is rapidly deteriorating:

  • Due to the fact that footwear is often uncomfortable, disturbed blood supply, resulting in increased sweating - skin perspiration uses as lubrication. Thus trying to compensate for its position.
  • Due to the mechanical friction of the skin wet with sweat on shoes appear corn. All corn can go through three stages - the redness and swelling of the skin in the area of ​​contact, the occurrence of bubbles from the liquid contents subcutaneously. After that, the skin on the site of origin of corn significantly coarsens and becomes rough. If at this stage we do not take the necessary measures, leather ogrubeet very strong, covered with a thick stratum corneum. In severe cases, it was under this horny layer of the skin, and there are bubbles with water content. But do not bring to such extremes.
  • Often, women face the same problem as the cracking of the skin on the fingers and feet pyatah. It almost always is due to stiffness of the foot in the shoe, malnutrition and delayed removal of the stratum corneum of the skin.
  • In addition, the woman who is not thoroughly and systematically takes care of their feet, much more is at risk of contracting fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Of course, the problem is much easier to prevent than to deal with its consequences. That is why in this article are the most available and described in detail foot care legs. If you spend quite a bit of your time, you'll be proud to show their beautiful and well-groomed feet. Proper foot care helps to keep not only the beauty but also health.

Toenails need constant care is not less than the skin of the feet. Pedicure you can make almost any interior. However, it can be done at home. All you need - is:

  • Hot water
  • Manicure scissors
  • Nail file
  • Pumice

Thoroughly steam out legs, then cut the nails, without losing sight of the corners. After that, treat your nails nail file, do not overlook the corners. Dry your feet and nails colored coat or clear varnish.

Caring for heels

If you feel that you have when walking discomfort - pain, a burning sensation in the feet, especially heels, most likely, you have to have damaged skin - cracks. Cracks can give a lot of very unpleasant moments, but also lead to quite serious consequences. Measures must be taken immediately. When the first symptoms of discomfort, carefully inspect the soles of the feet, and upon detection of even the smallest cracks begin treatment immediately.

Important! In the case from the time of cracking was a lot of time, and around cracks appeared redness, swelling or ulcers, or else if the cracks of heels you for no apparent reason the body temperature rises, do not take any independent action and consult a doctor immediately.

Since treatment, be prepared for the fact that to achieve the final result - perfectly smooth and beautiful feet, to be held at least a month, so you need to start now. As mentioned above, you can use a variety of tools - both purchased and cooked at home. The following describes a foot care with the use of folk remedies available improvised.

  1. Remarkably moisturizes the skin and mitigate the cracks used to clean petroleum jelly, which can be bought in a regular pharmacy. Also buy boric acid. Before going to bed make a hot foot bath with boric acid at the rate of 1 tablespoon per liter of water. The duration of the bath should be around 20 minutes, after which the legs are rinsed with clean water and dry. After that, the existing cracks apply a thick layer of petroleum jelly and put on top of it folded bandage, fixing it with a bandage. Leave the bandage on all night, the next day to repeat. Procedures need to be repeated as long as the cracks do not heal completely.
  2. If the cracks are very deep and begin to show signs of inflammatory reaction, they must be processed ointments which contain antibiotics. The ointment should be applied to a crack in a circular motion, sufficiently thick. Apply a bandage is not necessary. Often there is opinion. What is the treatment of cracks on the heels of the most suitable steroid ointment. Truth in this is - contained in the ointment steroids create a powerful barrier that does not allow microbes to penetrate deeper into the skin cracks. However, we must not forget that these ointments can often cause a variety of adverse reactions, so use them only with the permission of the doctor - dermatologist.
  3. Also heels often cracks appear between the toes. This person is experiencing excruciating pain. In addition to the discomfort, the cracks between your fingers very quickly contribute to the development of fungal diseases. That is why the treatment of cracks between the toes should immediately begin using antifungal drugs. The optimal drug will help you pick a doctor - a dermatologist. Handle their feet must be at least three times a day, after washing the feet with soap and water and dry them. Do not forget that the doormat can damage the integrity of the skin and the appearance of cracks. Under no circumstances rub your skin with a towel and gently blotted the water.

Traditional methods for foot care

 foot care legs

Nature is not one hundred years, always ready to come to the aid of man. Foot care is no exception. There are plenty of popular recipes. However, choosing the suitable, consider the characteristics of the organism and individual intolerance of separate components that make up the components. Natural ingredients accelerate the healing of cracks and microcracks, well moisturize the skin and improve overall well on his feet.

  1. If you have a cracked heels, greatly ease your condition will help you ordinary apples. Grate an apple with the skin on a small grater. The resulting mash is necessary to impose on a layer of dense fabric and attach to a damaged skin. The tissue dressing must be firmly secured with a bandage. Leave a compress it is desirable for the night, in the morning treating any foot moisturizer. As a rule, the complete disappearance of small cracks must be 5 - 7 procedures.
  2. No less effectively heals cracks cucumber juice .  If the skin cracks are relatively small, you can simply lubricate them with fresh cucumber slice .  If the cracks are deep, you need to prepare the following items: Two fresh cucumber medium size .  It is desirable to give preference to those varieties of cucumbers are grown in Russia . Three tablespoons of any of honey, and 5 spoonfuls of shredded leaves to puree the state tree of aloe .  Please note that the plant should be at least three years of age . All components are thoroughly mixed, put into a glass container and store in a cool and dark place for a week .  After that, make a compress on the night - on a gauze cloth, apply a thick layer of the mixture, attach to the damaged area, fix the bandage .  Within 10 days, heal the deepest cracks .  Be careful with this recipe in case if you have previously been cases of allergic reactions to honey and other bee products .
  3. Small and shallow cracks wonderful cure ordinary fresh tomato. Just after each washing the feet wipe your feet fresh slice of tomato. If the cracks are deeper, soak a cotton ball or gauze in tomato juice and apply them to the crack in the 15 - 20 minutes. The duration of treatment - not less than one month. In no case do not repeat the mistakes of a large number of women do not use ketchup packs - you will get a completely opposite effect.
  4. Another loyal assistant in the fight against cracks and scuffed - a widespread grass "high nard." Dried nard available over the counter. Its useful properties have been known for a long time - our ancestors it specifically grown and successfully used for the treatment of many diseases. For the treatment of cracks in the skin of soles, prepare the following means: chop into pieces fresh grass elecampane high, place it in a bag of cheesecloth and place in boiling water for one - two minutes. Then let it dry without squeezing the bag. Without giving compresses to cool, attach it to crack. It also means a great help when corns and callouses chronic. Treatment should be continued until until recovery was complete.
  5. It is enough to quickly and effectively heals cracks and calluses fresh cabbage leaf. Treatment is as follows - take fresh cabbage leaf scald him boiling water, then excised with a knife in different directions. This must be done in order to let your cabbage juice. Then attach the sheet to the affected place and secure it with a bandage or any bandage. Leave compress for 5 - 6 hours. Then apply on the skin feet any moisturizer for the feet. For treatment is not recommended to use topsheets cabbage, because their action is not so effective.
  6. The following recipe provides a therapy for fractures using a potato. To do this, you need to soar daily at bedtime feet in potato broth. To cook, wash 5 medium potatoes, boil them, without first clearing. Once the potatoes are ready, clean peel and mash it to a pulp. Puree added 3 liters of hot water, and wherein the cooked potatoes. Keep the legs in the broth must be kept for as long as it has cooled down. Then rinse the feet with warm clear water and blot with a towel and treat any fat cream. The cream should be applied fairly thick layer, then do not forget to wear cotton socks.
  7. In that case, if the above methods will not help at all or not fully, try a powerful tool .  To make it, you will need: a glass of milk, two tablespoons of honey every lodge, and two tablespoons of leaves a mother - and - stepmother . The leaves are carefully rinse and chop .  Note the small nuance - leaves can not be comminuted with a knife, since the contact with the metal, they lose all nutrients .  Therefore, the best option would be crushed leaves hands .  After that, bring the milk to a boil in a water bath .  Once it starts boiling, Stir in shredded leaves in the milk and simmer for half an hour, stirring constantly .  Then turn off the heat and add the resulting slurry honey, mix all ingredients .  The mixture should be applied to the gauze, and you will impose on the skin cracks .  Compress it is desirable to do at night and in the morning, clean water rinsing feet, handle them moisturizer .  Even the most long-standing and deep fissures heal as soon as possible .
  8. Almost all people know about the amazing effects of honey on the body .  However, very few people are aware of the fact that honey is not only relieves the inflammatory response, but also has a strong healing effect .  And with cracks on the heels honey cope quickly enough .  Apply a thick layer of honey on a thick cloth, put in the cracks and secure with Bandage .  It is advisable to do this procedure and before going to bed, leaving the bandage on overnight .  In the morning, rinse feet with clean water and coat cracks ordinary baby oil, then stick a band-aid .  This is to ensure that the skin does not lose its moisture .  However, be careful when applying oil - Apply it only to crack without dirtying the skin around .  Otherwise you will not be able to stick a band-aid on oily skin .  In addition, once again, please note that this method is in any case not be used for people prone to allergic reactions .
  9. Another way of getting rid of the cracks is used by many women for decades .  To make this means you will need: one raw egg, 200 grams of vinegar and 200 grams of butter . Place the egg in the shell in a small glass bowl and fill it with vinegar essence so that it completely covers the egg .  Leave the egg in two - three days - during which time acetic essence completely dissolve the egg shells, leaving only a thin film coating .  Pour vinegar essence, add the egg and butter thoroughly spread .  The resulting mixture, wrap in gauze cloth, apply to cracks and wear socks on top .  This compresses leave for 2 - 3 hours, then you need to do a hot foot bath with the addition of soda at the rate of 3 tablespoons of baking soda per gallon of water .  Feet need to float for at least half an hour, and then very carefully remove the horny layer of skin with a pumice or specially designed for this purpose pedicure nail file .  Then dab the feet with a towel, give them a little dry off and apply any nourishing cream for feet .  The procedures must be repeated each day until complete healing of cracks which usually occurs within 5 days .
  10. No less effectively heals cracks swine visceral fat. To eliminate cracks before bedtime, apply lard to crack a very thick layer, then wrap the feet with plastic wrap and put on top of warm woolen socks. On the morning of the fat is completely absorbed. Repeat the procedure is necessary every day until complete healing of fractures. And if after the crack disappear, you continue to do this procedure once a week, you will be protected from re-occurrence of cracking of the skin.

Beautiful legs - it's just

 Foot Care folk remedies

However, care heels legs - is not the only term success. Equally important is a well-groomed and healthy throughout the whole foot. To do this, in the arsenal of women also have some great resources.

  1. Traditional medicine offers the attention of modern women a very old, but very effective recipe giving the legs a healthy and well-groomed appearance. To do this, you need to beat in the container of 100 grams of butter, pour in half a cup of yogurt and mix everything. Take a hot foot bath with the addition of baking soda, poparte feet for half an hour, rinse with clean water and pat dry. After that, apply a mixture of yogurt and butter, wrap with plastic wrap and put on socks, leave overnight. A week later, your feet will be transformed beyond recognition.
  2. Steam the legs in a hot soda solution, rinse under running water and liberally lubricate any vegetable oil. Wrap the legs with plastic wrap and leave overnight.

There are some simple rules that allow your feet to keep the skin healthy and beautiful. First, do not abuse the adoption of the bathroom - long-term exposure (30 minutes) hot water dries the skin very strongly. Second, if you have dry skin toes, try not to use ordinary soap to wash.