Foot soaks, and masks are a relaxing treatment that relieves stress and liven up your mood. Foot detox gives you soft and moisturised feet and keeps cracked heels and dry skin at bay. They can remove harmful toxins like metal and tobacco from your system through your feet. A deep detox has been proven to boost immunity and thus, making it a good use of your time during a global pandemic. Foot detoxes can help relieve sore muscles from working out or carrying out household chores.
Epsom salt soak.
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Charcoal foot mask.
A relaxing foot soak will be nothing without salts in them! To soothe your tired and overworked feet, mix some Epsom sea salt in a tub of water and soak. You can also add a few drops of your favourite essential oil in this soak.
Bentonite clay has been used to detox skin and scalp for a long time. For your feet, mix it with apple cider vinegar and water to make a thick paste. Apply on the bottom of your feet, let it dry and scrub off. They are also great for exfoliation and relieving dry, flaky skin under your feet.
The chances are that you already have a charcoal mask in your beauty cabinet; they are known to do wonders for removing impurities from the skin. If not, you can easily create your own. Just mix some activated charcoal powder with milk cream. Apply on the soles of your feet, let it dry and scrub off.
Pro tip: Always follow your foot detox session with a massage. You can use a creamy formula like the Dove DermaSpa Cashmere Comfort Cream. As the name suggests, the cream will leave your feet feeling as soft as cashmere. Cover your feet with socks to let your cream absorb better.