Foot Care

Homemade Foot Cream Recipes

Foot creams can be prepared at home with some simple and easy recipes. If you are really interested in making your own foot creams, then try out these homemade foot cream recipes.

Many of us frequently forget about the foot care which usually results in rough, dull and dry skin with cracks on heels. Even the toe skin can develop fine lines. You can get rid of all these condition by regular and proper foot care. As a part of foot care routine, scrubbing and moisturizing is very important.  You can use readymade creams or homemade ones. If you want to use only natural homemade ones, then here are a few recipes.
Homemade Foot Cream Recipes
Homemade Foot Cream Recipes

Peppermint Foot Cream

Ingredients

  • Peppermint essential oil – 5 gm
  • Cocoa butter – 75 gm
  • Liquid glycerin – 20 gm
  • Germaben II (preservative) – 5 gm
  • Emulsifying wax – 25 gm
  • Stearic acid (thickener) – 15 gm
  • Distilled water – 350 gm

Preparation Method

Add all the ingredients except essential oil and germaben II in a microwave bowl. Heat the mixture until the ingredients melt. Now add germaben II and mix well. Allow it to cool for sometime and add peppermint oil to it. Use a blender to mix them properly. Let the mixture cool and then store it in a sterilized container.

Shea Butter Foot Cream

Ingredients

  • Shea butter – ¼ cup
  • Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  • Peppermint essential oil – 8 drops
  • Vanilla essential oil – 8 drops
  • Beeswax – ½ ounce

Preparation Method

Add all the ingredients except the essential oils in a pan and place it on a low heat flame. Allow them to melt and make sure you stir the ingredients thoroughly. Let the mixture cool slightly and then add the essential oils. Mix well and store in a sterilized container.

These are two simple homemade foot cream recipes that you can try out. Apply them every day before going to bed. You may cover your feet after applying the cream. Find out which one suits your feet the best.

Reference:

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/homemade-foot-cream-recipes.html

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