Your feet deserve as much care as you give to the rest of your body. Whether you’re getting ready to walk barefoot on the sand in summer or sliding your feet into your cosiest boots in winter, it’s important to have a daily foot health routine. Find an easy solution with our Scholl product range to remove hard skin.
Hard skin forms over a cracked area of the foot as a protective barrier against further injury. Wearing shoes without socks, or footwear that are overly tight or loose can cause hard skin. A lack of moisture and an improper walking motion can also be contributing factors.
Hard skin usually develops when thick skin on the soles of our feet quickly becomes dry, rough and brittle. An excess of new cells form in response to pressure and friction points and those areas rapidly become horny and dry with thickened dead skin and take on an unseemly yellowish colour.
As result, there can be some areas on the feet with rough, circular patches of skin, especially around the heel area or on the skin under the ball of the foot.
Calluses are like the foot’s defence mechanism and are generally not harmful. However, calluses can lead to painful cracked skin, bacterial infections, and bleeding if left untreated or if feet are lacking regular care. Quite apart from being a painful nuisance, severe and untreated calluses are not a great look on exposed feet in summer. However, there’s you don’t need to suffer for long. A podiatrist can remove your callus in no time at all.
To maintain soft and healthy feet it’s important to remove hard skin and moisturise with special creams on a regular basis. And there are foot care products that you can use in the comfort of your own home. To remove hard skin effortlessly use the Scholl’s Velvet Smooth™ Electronic File System. It gently buffs away dead skin to reveal smooth, soft skin beneath.
Apply Scholl’s Cracked Heel Repair Cream: Active Repair K+ and put on cotton socks before you go to sleep.
Roller heads with different coarse levels are the perfect tool to gently buff and remove hard skin, leaving your skin looking visibly smooth. You can do it from the comfort of your own home with a range of rollerheads. Rollerheads with Diamond Crystals remove thicker hard skin, while rollerheads with Marine Minerals provide more gentle hard skin removal for the perfect finishing touch. All rollerheads fit Scholl electronic foot files.
A good moisturising cream helps to prevent hard skin and keep feet hydrated, so they’re less likely to become cracked and damaged over time. Moisturised skin has more elasticity and is better able to accommodate the movements of the foot. To help keep your rough feet continuously smooth and improve your foot care, add Scholl’s daily moisturiser to your daily feet routine.
Pack shot of Scholl’s Velvet Smooth™ Express Pedi foot file.