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You’re On Your Way to Smooth Feet at FootSmart
Foot skin – especially on your soles and heels – can sometimes become hard and dry. While dry skin and heels is not dangerous, it can feel painful and look unsightly, so it’s important to practice good foot skin care techniques to get smooth feet.

If dry skin and heels start to crack, then bleed, however, infection can follow – an especially serious problem for anyone with a chronic disease such as diabetes, or a lowered immune system due to age or illness. Anyone with these types of conditions should be sure to practice a particularly good foot skin care regimen in order to achieve smooth feet.

Try using some type of foot lotion or cream to help you get smooth feet, and read on for more information on how to spot, prevent and treat dry skin. If you want smooth feet, you’ve come to the right place.

Know the Causes Behind Dry Skin In Order to Achieve Smooth Feet
Are you struggling to get smooth feet? Your dry skin could be caused by something out of your control.

Dry skin on your feet and heels is typically caused by any of the following reasons:
  • Age
  • Improperly fitting shoes
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Psoriasis
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • Certain skin conditions
  • Household heat that reduces humidity and dries out the skin
First Spot the Symptoms of Dry Feet, Then Work Toward Getting Smooth Feet
Do you want smooth feet? Look for these symptoms to see if dry skin is preventing you from getting smooth feet. Symptoms include:
  • Red or flaky patches
  • Peeling and cracked skin
  • Itchy skin
How to Achieve Smooth Feet
The best way to get smooth feet and avoid dry skin and heels is to use good therapeutic ointments and creams. Avoid using lotions, as these often contain alcohol, which can actually cause your smooth feet to become even drier than before.

Additional therapies for achieving smooth feet include:
  • Use a pumice stone or sand stone to file hard, dry skin, and use foot creams to penetrate and hydrate skin to give you smooth, smooth feet.
  • Use footcare creams especially designed for nighttime use, and wear socks to help the foot cream better absorb into dry skin during sleep. With regular use you’ll start waking up to smooth feet.
  • Check your shoes regularly for tight spots and areas that rub against dry skin. This is a great way to avoid dry skin, thus ensuring smooth feet.
  • Use insoles and other corrective devices to eliminate points of friction that can further irritate dry skin and leave you without smooth feet.
  • Wear comfortable shoes with a wide toe box to try to get smooth feet.

Make sure you avoid getting foot lotion, foot balm and foot cream between your toes, as the additional moisture can lead to bacterial infections such as athlete’s foot, a condition will make your smooth feet feel itchy and dry. If the dry skin on your feet and heels worsens, or bleeding occurs, consult a physician for the best ways to get smooth feet.
FootSmart Sells Products to Help You Get Smooth Feet

FootSmart can help you get smooth feet with our wide assortment of balms, creams and lotions. If you are suffering from chronic dry skin, however, please consult your local podiatrist on how to best achieve smooth feet before attempting any treatment plan.

Products on FootSmart used to help consumers get smooth feet include:
  • Podiatrist’s Secret Recovery Cream with Tea Tree Oil – This foot cream contains alpha hydroxy fruit acid, plus deep-penetrating urethin to soften hard skin and remove cracks and fissures, giving you soft feet.
  • Podiatrist’s Secret Total Foot Recovery Cream with Shea Butter - This foot cream features shea butter, made from the nut of the West African Shea-Karite tree. Used for centuries to protect and repair skin from harsh weather, shea butter contains vitamins A and E to help soothe and repair damaged skin and give you smooth feet. At the heart of this formula is an alpha hydroxy fruit acid that – combined with deep-penetrating urethin (the ingredient recommended by podiatrists) – helps break down hardened, callused skin and eliminate cracks and fissures, giving you smooth feet. Regular use of this cream helps enhances the skin’s natural renewal process, speeding exfoliation of itchy, dry skin and helping you achieve smooth feet.
  • Podiatrist's Secret Total Foot Recovery Cream – Get smooth feet with this cream from FootSmart. The advanced triple-action formula includes lactic acid (alpha hydroxy), deep-penetrating penamide and vitamins A, E and pro-vitamin B to help ease painful cracks and fissures and give you smooth feet. Before bed, use this foot cream in conjunction with our lightweight toeless heel socks to get deep-penetrating moisturizing action overnight. With regular use you’ll start waking up to smooth feet.

FootSmart sells these and many other creams, balms and lotions designed to help give you smooth feet. Start shopping today and have smooth feet tomorrow.

Information on foot, leg and lower body health conditions provided by The Podiatry Institute, dedicated to advancing the standard of care in podiatric medicine and its effects on muscoskeletal health.
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