Calluses are one of the most unpleasant acquired "ailments" of the skin of the feet. These are areas of hardened skin that can remain on the legs for a long time and become painful over time. Calluses appear when wearing shoes with high heels or with a shoe that is not suitable for the leg, as well as tight shoes.
It is necessary
- - soap
- - soda
- - salt
- - onion
Sometimes corns are confused with calluses. Corns, unlike corns, are smaller in area and have clear outlines. To get rid of such a nuisance as corns, you can purchase special products at the pharmacy. Usually they contain olive, linseed or corn oil, which are good for softening the skin and preventing it from keratinization.
Home remedies can also be soda. To prepare such a bath, you need to adjust 1 tbsp. spoon of laundry soap, dissolve it in 1 liter of water and add 3 teaspoons of baking soda. Dip your feet into a soap and soda bath and hold for 30 minutes. Then scrape off the softened skin with a pumice stone or a grater for feet, apply a special cream or a corn plaster to the places of the notoptys. Fix it on top with an adhesive plaster and leave it overnight. In the morning, remove the plaster and scrape off the softened skin again. Rinse your feet, dry them off and lubricate with an emollient foot cream. If you do several of these procedures, you can get rid of the corns.
Cold salt baths, prepared at the rate of 1 table, also contribute to the softening of keratinized areas on the feet. a spoonful of table salt per 1 liter of water. They also make a bath for about 30 minutes.
An ordinary onion also helps to remove corns. Onions are rubbed into a fine grater or chopped in a food processor, covered with onion mass on the feet, wrapped around the legs with plastic bags or elastic bandages. They put on socks on top and keep this compress all night. Of course, if you can stand it.
Never remove corns with scissors or a razor, and do not try to burn it out with acid or alkali. This can lead to inflammation of the skin on the foot, and since the foot is constantly exposed to stress, the wound will take a long time to heal. You may even need medical attention.