Not taking care of our feet it will definitely lead to corns and calluses. Of course, there are several factors that can cause their appearance, but the most known fact of corn and calluses appearance is lack of hydration and uncomfortable shoes. Actually, calluses are skin thickening due to excessive pressure or friction caused by your own weight.
Corns and calluses are not a serious health problem. However, it will lead to skin cracking and fungal infections. Over time, calluses can become painful. For this reason, it’s important to treat and restore the health of the skin in the affected area.
Fortunately, besides over the counter calluses treatments, there are some easy-to-prepare home remedies, which are often more effective than many creams and ointments. Among these natural options, there is a natural remedy with aspirin and lemon which, applied regularly, eliminates dead cells accumulated on the skin.
This homemade treatment has a simple but famous formula due to its exfoliating properties. Even if is not a miraculous solution, with sudden effects, using it regularly it will soften corns and calluses, leaving the skin silky soft.
Ingredients:5 aspirin tablets juice of half a lemon1 tablespoon of honey
You will need: Cotton socksPumice stone
Method of preparation:
Put the aspirin tablets in a mortar and grind them until you get a fine powder. In a separate bowl mix the ground aspirins with the fresh lemon juice. If you like, add 1 tablespoon of honey. As a matter of fact, honey will ensure the optimum level of skin hydration. Mix all ingredients until homogenization.
Method of application:
Wash your feet with warm soapy water. Dry them with a soft towel, then apply the treatment over the painful calluses. Put on your socks and allow the treatment to act for 30-40 minutes. Then rinse your feet with warm water and rub the calluses with the pumice stone for 2-3 minutes. The pumice stone will help you remove dead skin cells from the skin surface. It is important to dry your feet well before wearing shoes. Apply the treatment 2-3 times a week.