How to Treat Your Feet for Summer
The one thing that gets me super excited about summer is “flip flop season.” Living in the great state of Ohio, my flip flops really only get to be show cased for about 3 months. I am not a huge shoe person, but when it comes to flip flops I have acquired what some would say is an extreme amount.
Is this a problem? I don’t think so, in my mind I love having flip flops in every color to match my outfits and even some of my flip flops were purchased to match my moods. They just have the capability to make me happy. I even have a “flippity flop song” that I sing when I am trying to find a match. My girls love to chime in too. It looks like they may be inheriting my passion for flip flops.
When it comes to avid wearers of flip flops, like me, one thing that you have to take seriously is pampering of your feet. Because wearing flip flops leaves little to the imagination for feet, there is a ton of skin exposed. But, this is only a problem if you do take the proper precautions.
The skin of the feet actually relies on sweat glands to moisturize itself. It is not like the skin on the rest of the body that contains oil glands to produce soft and supple skin. Feet skin is naturally dry. This however, is only a problem if you do not moisturize your feet regularly, or in some cases have a medical condition.
There are a few steps that you can take to help prevent dry and cracking feet. They are
Using a mild bar of soap when bathing
Drinking lots of water
I personally like to lotion after I shower, but occasionally I do take that special step in truly pampering my feet. I swear by this recipe and love how my feet feel after I am done too. For any of my true avid flip flop lovers out there, this is a remarkable way treat your feet, especially since they work so hard for you!
This recipe is super easy to make and since it calls for Dead Sea Salt, you now have the added bonus of using an ingredient that naturally draws impurities and toxins from your skin. Plus, since it is Dead Sea salt (which exfoliates the skin), rubbing this mixture all over your feet will help to remove dead skin cells.
Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Recipe
Here are the ingredients:
Here are the steps:
Clean & Sanitize your work area and all of your packaging materials. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while preparing this recipe.
Step 1: Mix 1 cup fine dead sea salt, 1/2 cup fractionated coconut oil, 1/2 teaspoon vitamin E oil, 1 teaspoon lemon peel powder, and 1 teaspoon orange peel powder.
Step 2: Add 20 drops of Ruby Red Grapefruit Fragrance Oil and mix.
Step 3: Spoon contents into jars and lid.
Your Citrus Peel Salt Scrub is now ready for use. Not only will your feet look and feel great, they will also smell wonderful too.
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