Lemon Foot Scrub

By Ruvimbo Jeche

Nothing irritates more than cracked heels. The rainy season, spending time in the field even in your gumboots will make one susceptible to cracked heels. But either way being a farmer would not mean you can’t slay in your sandals/ slopes just because of cracks, hell no! Besides, overtime dry cracked heels may develop deeper fissures which may increase risk of infection, as such they shouldn’t be ignored. For this reason vaMudhumeni:GHGN always has a plan, never out of ideas right?
Did you know?
The acidic properties of lemon, when combined with the moisturizing effect of Vaseline ease to clear off dried skin and cracked feet.
How do you go about it?

  • Soak your feet in Luke warm lemon water.
    *Use a loofah, foot scrubber or pumice stone to remove and hard, thick skin.
    *gently dry pat your feet.
    *Apply a bit of more lemon juice.
    *Apply a heel balm or thick moisturizer to the affected area.
  • Apply petroleum jelly over your feet to lock in moisture.
  • Repeat 3-4 times a week.

It’s just a few steps into your orchard and you experience the best pedicure!!!




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