Home made foot scrubs to get rid of dark feet : Lenardo Di Vinci was very word perfect when he said, “The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art”. Writers, poets, aesthete and everyone else have praised the beauty of feet at one point or another.
Infact our feet are the very basis of our existence, we not only stand on them all day, we access to the beauty of this world on them. Your feet, thus, can take you to where your heart wishes to go.
But it’s ironical that even though our feet hold so much of importance yet we all are engrossed in illuminating our faces and our feet become the most neglected parts of our body.
Below are given some easy to try at home foot scrubs that can help you get rid of dark feet easily. Try them and charm the world with your beautiful feet.
1) Papaya and Lemon Juice Foot Scrub
- Two tablespoon papaya pulp
- One tablespoon rock salt
- Juice of half a lemon
- One tea spoon baking soda
Mix all the ingredients in a glass bowl and apply it on your feet. Use small circular motion with soft hands. Do not scrub too hard as your natural skin gets withered away. Let your feet dry for five minutes. Wash off with cold water and apply any essential oil.
Papaya scrub has a lot of useful ingredients that can work as magic and can lighten the color your feet. Papaya contains an enzyme called papain which can clear off dead skin cells and removes tanning. Baking soda and salt act as skin exfoliates. Lemon juice lightens the tan as it has bleaching properties. This scrub stimulates the skin without harming it.
2) Lemon And Sugar Foot Scrub
- Juice of two lemons
- Three table spoon sugar
Wash your feet and dry them using a towel. Mix sugar and lemon juice in a glass bowl. Apply this mixture with fingers, cotton pad or brush on your feet. Move your fingers in circular motion till the granules of sugar dissolve. Wash your feet after this.
Apply a moisturizer. This scrub will not only lighten the color of your feet but will also make them soft. Lemon acts a bleaching agent and thus helps in making your feet fairer. Sugar granules help to remove any kind of dead skin cells. You can repeat this twice a week. You will notice a change every time when you apply this scrub.
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3) Strawberry And Sugar Foot Scrub
- Half a cup of mashed strawberries
- One fourth cup of sugar
Mix both these ingredients to form a thick paste. However yummy it may look, but it’s not to be eaten. Apply this paste on your skin and let it dry for fifteen minutes. Once it has dried, scrub your feet with your hand or a bathing sponge. Wash afterwards with cold water.
Strawberries are said to have whitening properties. Sugar helps to remove dead skin from feet. This strawberry scrub can give your feet phenomenal changes on its very first application. You can try this scrub twice a week to achieve snow white feet.
4) Rice Flour & Aloe-Vera Feet Scrub
- Three tablespoon of rice flour
- One table spoon of aloe vera gel
- Six tea spoon of buttermilk
Make a thick paste of rice flour, aloe vera gel and buttermilk. Prefer fresh aloe vera gel as it is without any chemicals. You can add more buttermilk if the consistency of paste is very thick. Apply this mixture on your feet in massaging motion.