Causes of Heel Fissures
Heel fissures or cracked feet is annoying and unpleasant looking. There are several common reasons to cause heel fissures:
Natural Dry Skin :
Some people have natural dry skin. The problem become serious when in the dry weather, they do not have appropriate moisturizing. It’s like a dry land, skin is cracked up and the heel is always exposed to fraction to shoes and land making the cracks enlarged and hard to remedy
Standing for Long Hours :
Heel fissures is more common in certain career such as waiters, teachers, workers, sales persons. Because of long hours standing, pressure is increasing on the feet creating cracks on the heel. This is like putting on pressure on a tomato, the skin will crack with the lengthy pressure.
Vitamin Deficient :
Apart from external reasons, heel fissures may also a result of unhealthy and unbalance diet. For example, vitamin B is crucial to skin health. Lacking of vitamin B and other nutrition may cause heel fissures and some other skin health problems.
How to Treat Heel Fissures
There are many home remedy methods to treat heel fissures. Here we recommend an easy several steps to improve the situation of cracked feet:
Step 1 Wash and Soak in Warm Water
Prepare a basin of warm water about 40 degree C. Thoroughly clean the feet with gentle cleansing gel. Soak in the warm water for about 20 minutes.
Step 2 Exfoliation
Use mild exfoliate agent to give the feel a comfortable exfoliate. Feel the feet and if you feel soft and smooth, then you can wipe your feet with a dry clean towel.
Step 3 Remove Dead Skin
Rub the mild wet callus with a pumice stone to remove the dead skin on the heel. Apply gently and slowly in a circular direction for about 2 minutes. If needed be, apply to other feet area as well.
Step 4 Moisturizing
Apply Epoch Sole Solution Foot Treatment onto the feel especially heel area. Sole Solution is made from natural ingredients including crushed allspice berry which is traditionally used by the indigenous people of Central America to relieve persistent dry, cracked, red skin on heels, toes, and sides of feet. It has a very remarkable effect on heel fissures when used over time.
Step 5 Protect While Sleeping
You will achieve the best result to do the treatment right before going to bed. After moisturizing with Sole Solution, protect your feet with a pair of sock to keep your feet and heel moisture through out the night.
Step 6 Properly Nutrition
A balance diet is important for healthy feet and overall health. You may also supplement your daily diet with Lifepak for a comprehensive dietary supplement with important antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients to support anti-aging and overall benefits.