Corns - thickening of the skin on the feet. They usually form on the heels or around the toes. Corns cause considerable discomfort, and even pain when wearing shoes. And they look very unaesthetic. Fortunately, there are many effective ways to get rid of corns, by resorting to which you can restore your legs to their former beauty and again feel the lost joy of evening walks.
It is necessary
- bath, soap, soda, towel, nail clippers, moisturizer, prunes, milk,
- wool socks, oil softening.
First way: foot baths.
First, you need to soften the skin of your feet. To do this, take a comfortable tub and fill it with hot water. The water temperature should be optimal and not cause discomfort.
Add a small amount of soap and baking soda to the water. In equal proportions 1: 1. Soak your feet in the water for 10-15 minutes and then pat dry with a soft cotton towel.
After that, using nail clippers, carefully remove the area of the keratinized skin. After completing the procedure, apply a moisturizer.
For greater effect and improve the health of the skin of the legs, add castor oil to the bath.
Second way: using prunes soaked in milk.
This method is more time consuming, but also more efficient. Take a small amount of prunes. Wash it and remove the pits.
Boil milk in advance. Let it cool slightly. Then place the prune wedges there. After the prunes have swollen, attach them to the corns.
As soon as you feel that the prunes have cooled down, replace them with a new one. Carry out the procedure for 20-30 minutes. After softening the skin, carefully remove the corns area. Then apply an emollient oil to your feet and put on wool socks. The extra warmth will further soften the skin and improve blood circulation.
In any case, whichever method you use is emergency home help. Ideally, it is better to visit a nail salon and seek professional help. They will provide qualified assistance, and you will avoid many unwanted problems that may arise during self-medication.