6 tips for pampered feet

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Ouch foot pain... You don't have to do that!

Why our feet are worth paying more attention to and what we would be without our forgotten everyday heroes, you already learned in the last blog article. Our feet carry our body weight day after day. They keep us in balance and make us mobile. But they usually only get attention when complaints occur. And 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? Actually, our feet are pretty modest. After a long day of walking, just putting your feet up does them a world of good. A few minutes are enough and the blood circulation of your feet is stimulated and swollen feet, counteracted!

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Remove painful corneas!

Cracked heels, calluses, pressure points and corns do not have to be. Accumulations of cornea can lead to painful feet and bad smells. This does not have to be! Remove your cornea regularly. While there is a risk of injury with scrapers, planes and the like, Mr. Fuss has developed a simple, effective and gentle method. Now cornea removal is 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 how much does foot care account for? Body lotions, hair treatments, face masks, day cream, night cream, anti-aging products, ... Surely there is a lot in your bathroom. But foot care products? Maybe the foot cream is still in the dusty corner in the back of the shelf... Our feet need as much care as the rest of our body. You should also cream your feet regularly. Especially care products with a high proportion of evening primrose oil or urea are recommended. Your feet will receive sufficient moisture and the regeneration of your skin will be supported, which means that new calluses will only develop slowly.

Pamper your feet with soothing massages!

Sore feet? Treat yourself to a foot massage! Healthy feet need some attention. Foot massages are not only beneficial, they also relax the muscles of your feet and stimulate the blood circulation. It doesn't matter whether you give yourself a hand, let your partner pamper you or treat yourself to a professional massage. The main thing is to loosen the muscles from time to time by applying light pressure, stroking and kneading.

Tip: With a foot reflexology massage, you do your body a holistically good thing! Just by massaging your feet, back and headaches can be solved!

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Try foot baths. There is the perfect temperature for every occasion!

Foot baths care for your feet, can reduce foot complaints and even migraine and cold! Depending on the desired effect, appropriate temperatures are advisable:

Cold footbaths with swollen feet and legs:

Especially women often suffer from swollen feet and legs. Triggers are for example prolonged standing, heat and pregnancy. A cold footbath can help you get healthy feet quickly. The temperature should be between 8 and 18 degrees Celsius. At best, try a stork walk right away. To do this, fill a large container or your bathtub with cold water to about knee-high. Stand in the water and alternately lift your feet so that the sole of your foot touches the water surface. You should tread the water for about 2 minutes. The colder the water, the faster the effect will be.

Warm footbath for sweaty feet:

They can also take action against sweaty feet! Treat yourself to a foot bath with ivy and sage leaves. The ivy leaves have a disinfectant effect, while the sage leaves inhibit perspiration. Pour the footbath into a bowl of warm water at about 38 degrees Celsius and bathe your feet for about 10 minutes every day.

Rising footbath for foot and joint pain:

For aching feet and joints, a rising footbath can work wonders. Also for colds, permanently cold feet, sleeping disorders, rheumatism and menstrual pain, increasing foot baths can help. Place your feet in a large tub. The water temperature should initially be between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. Now gradually add some boiling water for 20 minutes until you have reached a water temperature of 40 degrees Celsius. Now dry your feet and put your legs up.

Alternating bath for tension headaches and migraines:

Alternating foot baths promote the blood circulation. This not only pampers your feet, but also relieves headaches thanks to the good blood circulation. You will need two large buckets for the alternating footbaths. Fill one bucket with cold water of about 18 degrees Celsius and the other bucket with warm water of about 38 degrees Celsius. First place both legs in the warm water. The water should reach to just below your knees. Let your legs rest in the warm water for 5 to 10 minutes and then switch to cold water. Leave your legs in the cold water for the same length of time and repeat the process three times. Finish the bath with the cold bucket. To intensify the 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. Now repeat the process with the other foot. You can repeat this exercise ten times. You stretch your feet with the tip-toe stand. When breathing in, lift your heels until you are standing on your tiptoes. When breathing out, lower your feet again. Repeat this procedure ten times a day.

Promising too much?

It's pretty easy to do something good for our feet, isn't it? Try out your favourite method now!

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