Last Updated on May 19, 2020 by Anselem
LEARN HOW TO MAKE A DIY HOMEMADE FOOT SMOOTHENING CREAM – ZIGIHOW.COM.NG
Have you been seeking for a way to smoothen your foot? Are you tired and fed up of cracked rough foot? Do you want to achieve a smooth, fresh foot just like that of a baby?. Worry no more you’re certainly in the right place.
Nothing can be more comforting than applying a cooling foot cream/balm on your rough, cracked, tired and aching feet. This peppermint-based foot cream has the goodness of nourishing agents, such as coconut oil, shea butter, and sweet almond oil.
1. Coconut oil
Coconut oil, especially the extra-virgin variety, is loaded with healthy fatty acids that easily penetrate into the skin. Its antibacterial and antifungal properties will also help you deal with any foot infections as well as prevent them. You can read effective Natural oils that clears acne/pimples.
The shea butter is rich in vitamin E and Vitamin A that are great for maintaining healthy skin. The sweet almond oil also will help soften the skin and deeply moisturize it to prevent dry and cracked heels. You can read how to treat dry flaky skin
3. Almond oil
Almond oil is extremely rich is Vitamin E and A which are responsible in keeping the skin cells healthy, and protect it from UV radiation damage (sun damage). Almond oil deep Moisturizes the skin on the foot, keeping it smooth, soft and heals rough, chapped irritated skin.
4. Peppermint Essential Oil
Last but not least, the peppermint essential oil will leave a cooling sensation on your feet, relax the stiffened muscles and take away any pain. It is also a powerful antibacterial that will help prevent skin infections. If you have excessively sweaty feet, incorporating peppermint oil in your foot care regime is a must. You can read how to spot fake essential oil
Things you’ll need:
- Peppermint essential oil 10-15 drops.
- Extra-virgin coconut oil 2 tablespoons.
- Shea butter 2 tablespoons.
- Sweet almond oil 1 tablespoon.
Step 1. Combine the coconut and almond oil with shea butter and melt them.
Put 2 tablespoons of shea butter in a microwave-safe container.
Add 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil to it.
Add 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin coconut oil as well.
Microwave the ingredients for 1 to 2 minutes until they melt completely. (If you don’t have a microwave you can use a double boiler method)
Take the container out of the microwave, and let the blend cool down to room temperature.
Step 2. Add the peppermint essential oil & let the mixture solidify
Squirt in 7 or 8 drops of peppermint essential oil. Since essential oils are extremely volatile, any heat will render them ineffective. Therefore, it’s important to let the other ingredients cool down completely before adding the essential oil.
Stir well to dissolve the peppermint oil in the oil blend.
Allow the ingredients to solidify completely. For quick results, you can place it in the freezer for 15 to 20 minutes to solidify.
Step 3. Whisk up the blend & store it in a jar bottle for daily use.
Whisk thoroughly and transfer to a jar for storage
Use a hand blender to whisk up the solidified mix until it turns into a frothy cream.
Method Of Application
Clean your feet with warm water and apply the foot cream, covering the dry and cracked areas. Massage it well until it is completely absorbed into the skin.
Use it daily for best results.
The shelf life of this foot cream is 3 to 6 months. Store it in a dry and cool place.