Beautiful hands and feet speak volumes about the personal hygiene and beauty regime that a woman follows. It is something which needs regular care and attention. Our feet face a plethora of evils like pollution, dirt, harsh sunrays and extreme climatic conditions.
It can be said undoubtedly, that we pay the least attention towards our feet due to which they become dark, dull and dry. Well, its time to buck up and follow these simple yet effective remedies for beautiful feet.
Ways To Whiten Your Feet
Detect The Cause
Dark feet are truly unattractive and the worst thing someone can do is to neglect that. If you have uneven skin tone on your feet, it is time you do something about it. Dark feet however may not necessarily happen due to lack of care. Sometimes medical conditions like diabetes, fungus infection, hyperpigmentation also lead to abnormal darkening of skin.
Hence, if you notice that the skin on your feet area is abnormally dark, consult a doctor immediately. For others who have been plain negligent, channel your attention towards these simple and effective remedies.
Our skin becomes dull and dark due to a lot of reasons, suntan being the most important one. So, try and figure out why your feet are dark. If your feet have had a lot of unprotected exposure to the sun, you can blame it on the harsh rays. Other reasons can be lack of regular pedicures or cleaning. Air Conditioners also tend to make our skin dull and dark.
The Miraculous Potion
There are many remedies which can be prepared right in your kitchen to lighten feet. Begin wiith lemon and baking soda. Mix equal quantities of lemon juice and baking soda; enough to cover the feet area. Now clean your feet thoroughly with warm water and soap. Pat dry and apply the baking soda and lemon mixture. Leave to dry and wash completely when done. Carry out this regime once a week for best results.
Some Vinegar Please!
Vinegar is also one of the most potent beauty potions. Mix a tablespoon of vinegar (please take normal cider and not chili vinegar) and a tablespoon of water. Dab this solution on dry feet with a cotton ball. Leave for a few minutes and wash off completely. Follow this daily for a month and you shall start receiving compliments soon!
Honey is also a great skin lightening ingredient. Mix a tablespoon of honey with juice of half a medium sized lemon. Mix well and dab on clean dry feet. Leave on for a few minutes and then wash off. Follow this on alternate days for best results.
Sun tan is one of the most important reasons why our skin becomes dark. To combat the harsh effect of the sun, always apply sunscreen before stepping out of the house. Also to remove tan, apply a paste of gramflour and turmeric mixed with milk. This mixture takes time to dry, hence leave it for around 30 minutes. Wash off with warm water and apply a good moisturizer.
If followed regularly, this can work wonders for the tan. All these remedies will surely help in whitening the skin of your feet but nothing beats regular care. Make sure you go for at-home pedicures once a week and professional pedicure once a month. Not only will it help in lightening the feet but will also prevent cracked heels, dry and dull skin.
Carry branded foot spray and foot cream/moisturizer in your bag for emergencies. Follow this beauty regime strictly and the compliments will surely follow from head to toe!