6 tips for highly pampered feet
Apr 16, 2019
Ouch foot pain... This does not have to be!
You already learned why our feet are worth paying more attention to and what we would be without our forgotten everyday heroes in the last blog article. Our feet carry our body weight day in and day out. They keep us balanced and make us mobile. But they usually only get attention when complaints arise. Yet it is so easy to pamper our feet, strengthen our feet, maintain their health and our mobility!
So simple and yet often forgotten: Put your feet up!
Sounds too easy to be true? In fact, our feet are pretty modest. Simply putting your feet up after a long day on your feet does them a world of good. A few minutes are enough and the blood circulation of your feet is promoted and swollen feet, counteracted!
Remove painful dead skin!
Cracked heels, weals, pressure points and corns do not have to be. dead skin-Accumulations can lead to painful feet and foul odors. They don't have to! Remove your dead skin regularly. While there is a risk of injury with scrapers, planes and co. Mr. Fuss developed a simple, effective and gentle method. Now is dead skin removal child's play!
Your feet also need care!
Hand on heart, how much time and money do you invest in care products per month? And what share does foot care take? Body lotions, hair treatments, face masks, day cream, night cream, anti-aging products,... Surely you also have some of these in your bathroom. But foot care products? Maybe the foot cream is still lying in the dusty corner at the back of the shelf? But our feet need just as much care as the rest of our body. Put cream on your feet regularly, too. Especially care products with a high content of evening primrose oil or urea are recommended. Your feet will get enough moisture and the regeneration of your skin will be supported, whereby new dead skin only develops slowly.
Pamper your feet with soothing massages!
Painful feet? Treat yourself to a foot massage! Healthy feet need some attention. Foot massages are not only soothing, they also relax the muscles of your feet and stimulate blood circulation. Whether you do it yourself, let your partner pamper you or treat yourself to a professional massage, it doesn't matter. The main thing is to relax the muscles from time to time with light pressure, stroking and kneading.
Tip: With a foot reflexology massage, you do your body holistically something good! Thus, just by massaging your feet, back pain, and headaches can be dissolved!
Try foot baths. There is the perfect temperature for every occasion!
Footbaths care for your feet, can reduce discomfort of the feet and even migraine and cold! Depending on the desired effect, appropriate temperatures are advisable:
Cold foot baths for swollen feet and legs:
Women in particular often suffer from swollen feet and legs. Triggers are, for example, long standing, heat and pregnancy. With a cold foot bath you can fix for healthy feet. The temperature should be between 8 and 18 degrees Celsius. At best, try it right away with the stork walk. To do this, fill a large container or your bathtub about knee-high with cold water. Stand in the water and alternately lift your feet so that the soles of your feet touch the surface of the water. You should do the water treading for about 2 minutes. The colder the water, the faster the effect.
Warm foot bath for sweaty feet:
They can also fight against sweaty feet! Treat yourself to a foot bath with ivy and sage leaves. The ivy leaves have a disinfecting effect, while the sage leaves inhibit the formation of sweat. Put the footbath in a bowl with, about 38 degrees Celsius, warm water and bathe your feet for about 10 minutes a day.
Rising foot bath for foot and joint pain:
For aching feet and joints, a rising foot bath can do wonders. Rising foot baths also provide relief for colds, permanently cold feet, insomnia, rheumatism and menstrual pain. Place your feet in a large tub. The water temperature should be between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius at the beginning. Now add some boiling water gradually for 20 minutes until you reach a water temperature of 40 degrees Celsius. Now dry your feet put your legs up.
Alternating bath for tension headaches and migraines:
Alternating foot baths promote blood circulation. This not only pampers your feet, headaches are also relieved by the good blood circulation. You will need two large buckets for the alternating bath. Fill one bucket with water that is about 18 degrees Celsius cold and the other bucket with water that is about 38 degrees warm. First, place both legs in the warm water. The water should reach just below your knees. Let your legs rest in the warm water for 5 to 10 minutes and now switch to the cold water. Leave your legs, the same duration over, in the cold water and repeat the process three times. Finish the bath with the cold bucket. To intensify blood circulation, take a short walk afterwards.
Healthy feet through foot yoga!
Foot yoga strengthens your muscles, strengthens your ankles, and stretches ligaments and tendons. With a few simple exercises, you can do a lot for the health of your feet. To stretch your toes, simply place your fingers in the spaces between them and then spread them apart. Now repeat the process with the other foot. You can repeat this exercise ten times. Stretch your feet by standing on your toes. On the inhale, raise your heels until you are standing on your toes. As you exhale, lower your feet again. Repeat this process ten times a day as well.
Promised too much?
It's pretty easy to do something good for our feet, isn't it? Try your favorite method now!