Although I’ve been dying to go for a good pedicure this winter, I just haven’t made it over to the local nail salon. As a result, my heels have been very, very unhappy. Actually, they were in the worst condition they’ve ever been in. Walking was even painful from the deep crack that formed on my left heel.
Hopefully you’ve never let your heels get that bad. But if you have, you know that just the thought of exfoliating them in that condition is painful! So I tried a tip that I’ve always heard about, but never tried.
I slathered Aquaphor lotion all over my heels before bed, then put socks on and went to sleep. I was shocked at how much better my heels were when I pulled the socks off in the morning. I did it again for two more nights, and although my heels still needed a good scrubbing, they were a zillion times better! No more pain, the cracks had healed, and I could easily take a pumice stone and finish the job. I’m sure Vaseline would work, too.
Make sure you put the socks on – you definitely don’t want that stuff all over your sheets or carpet! Give it a try – your feet will thank you!