Though aloe vera infused socks are not too expensive, making your own can always be a fun option. The benefits of such socks have been proven, and you too can take advantage of this with some items that may be laying around your household. This can be done in five easy steps.
What you need:
- Aloe vera based moisturizer
- Bath towel
- Cotton socks
Step 1. Choose a moisturizer of your liking. Preferably you want something to treat dry, or cracked fee. Ingredients such as anti-fungal peppermint, shea butter, or coconut oil will be great.
Step 2. Before sleeping, take a steamy hot shower. The shower will allow the pores on your feet to open. Fun fact: the pores on your feet are the largest of any pores you have on your body. It is quite common for people to have incredibly sweaty feet even if the rest of their body is not sweating.
If you don’t want to take a shower you could soak your feet in warm water for about 11 minutes. However, a steamy shower is definitely suggested as it will allow your pores to open up more.
Step 3. Pat dry your feet with a towel. If you rub them you could cause chaffing, or damage to the skin. This is similar advice which is often offered for cleaning your face.
Step 4. Apply the moisturizer to your feet. Be sure to rub it in all over. Be sure to be gentle when applying the lotion. You will only need a thin layer.
Step 5. Put on your socks. Leave the socks on overnight to allow enough time for your feet to absorb the nutrients. Remove them in the morning, and wash as normal. Even if you do not decide to leave them on all night you could still definitely feel the benefits of
Your feet should be much softer than before. If you have serious problems with dry feet, then you could do this often. See how it goes for you. However, if you do not want to do this then you can simply buy some!
Taking care of your feet is something everyone should worry about. There are not many tasks where we are not constantly using our feet. Therefore, using different methods to take care of your feet is very important.