Hurst Podiatry Blog

How can I manage thick, dry and/or rough skin on my feet?

The best approach to dry, thick and rough skin is to lightly abrade the skin using something like an emery board. However, it is important to be very careful not to take too much skin away. It is always best to take less skin more often than to take off too much in one go.

After a shower, when the skin is a bit softer, can be the best time to tackle this task. After you have abraded as much skin as you think you need to apply a good amount of moisturiser and rub this in.

Try not to immediately jump and walk around as you will end up moisturising your carpet instead of your feet.

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