What causes cracked heels

What causes cracked heels?

                                                  13 surprising causes of cracked heels                                                                                                                           Are you concerned about the deteriorating state of your heels? Are you curious about what causes cracked heels? The skin around the heels is sensitive and even the slightest neglect can lead to damage to the skin. It is commonly said that cracked heels show the lack of care and nourishment but this is not always true.  Cracked heels are also referred to as heel fissures, can range from a cosmetic issue to a painful problem, depending on its severity. Heel fissures or cracked heels occur when the skin on outer edge or bottom of heel become hard, flaky and dry.

Dry skin or xerosis is the most natural causes for cracked heels. When the skin around heel gets dried or thick callous has developed around the rim, it loses its elasticity. Thus, callous does not flex along with the inner layers of skin tissue. Impact and friction between layers of tissue while walking triggers cracking on the outer epidermis. Once cracks develop on the heel, the cracks go deeper due to ground reaction forces and result in damage to the dermis layer.  Continue reading

The ultimate guide to footfiles- Updated

The ultimate guide to foot files

Take a look at our newly updated: The ultimate guide to foot files                                              

The ultimate guide to foot files was created because there are so many foot files on the market of differing size, shapes, and material. It can be difficult to choose which one is the best for you. They each work different, but it’s mostly about preference.

  • Metal Files are manufactured from stainless steel or nickel which is strong and resistant to rusting. Some metal files come with removable footpads. These often sell for a more than other files mentioned.

  • Motorized files are the newest to the market.  They used to be used only by pedicurists
  • Foot files: Which works the best and what you need to know about choosing the perfect one for you.because they were expensive. At home, styles have become widely available and have a wide variety of options.  Make sure you read the manufacturer’s website before purchasing one.
  • Plastic files are the least expensive. Plastic files are one of the most common types available.  Grit is glued to the upper part of the file. These are usually quite flimsy and need to be replaced often. They come in many shapes and sizes.
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Stop hiding your feet and fix bad cracked heels today.

Bad cracked heels

Bad cracked heels can be fixed with this #1 product!Bad Cracked Heels

Do you have bad cracked heels? Are you scared to wear sandals in public? What if you could fix those cracked heels in as little as 1 minute every day for 2 weeks. You will see results and it will change your quality of life.  No more hiding your feet.  No more crappy products that don’t work. And no more empty promises.

 “I know how you feel.  I was the girl who always wore slacks and shoes to a dressy event in order to avoid people seeing my feet.  I was the girl who wore socks and shoes  with my shorts instead of sandals all summer.  I tried everything.  Blades, lotions, potions etc.  And nothing worked.  Yes some of those things do work if you have just minor cracks or a very little bit of dry skin. But I need to bring out the big guns.  I needed a magic cure.  And I felt hopeless until I stumbled on this little video.” – Jan (founder) Continue reading