Banish Hard Heel Skin! How To Use Vicks Vaporub For Cracked Heels

Vicks Vaporub has been treating coughs and headaches since 1905. It’s one of the best decongestant found on the market, great in relieving flu symptoms and it’s also safe to use on children. But this over-the-counter topical ointment is more than that! Due to its ingredients – camphor, eucalyptus, menthol, nutmeg oil, petroleum jelly, thymol, turpentine – makes Vicks Vaporub the perfect: cracked heel moisturizer.

Yes, I repaired my winter heels with Vicks Vaporub. Most heels moisturizers and treatments are a bit expensive. Take Footner socks for instance; it cost up to $20 – the price for 4 Vicks Vaporub which can be used for many purposes.

If you still have cracked heels after reading this article, you have no excuse at all!

Benefits in using Vicks Vaporub as heel moisturizer:

  • It’s inexpensive.
  • Has cooling effect.
  • Works as an anti-inflammatory agent.
  • It softens the skin.
  • It also has anti-fungal properties, thus it will prevent your feet from getting infected with some sort of fungal bacteria.
  • How to use Vicks Vaporub to get rid of cracked heels?

  • Use the pumice stone or foot scrub to exfoliate your feet while in the shower.
  • Before going to bed, mix a small amount of vicks with coconut oil.
  • Massage it into calluses and dry patches.
  • Cover your feet with soft, cotton socks.
  • In the morning, wash your feet in warm water. Gently exfoliate softened skin with a pumice stone.
  • Repeat this for a few days until the cracks in your heels are gone completely.
  • Use warm coconut oil to massage your feet to maintain smooth, healthy heels.
  • This type of ointment is very emollient so will trap in any moisture.

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