Soothe winter skin with simple home remedies
Regular moisturizers only go so far to protect and soothe dry winter skin. Thankfully, there are plenty of other alternative home remedies for softer hands and feet that are easy to use. Read on for the best ones, and check out the things that people get wrong about winter skin care.
Sleep in socks
Treat scaly, cracked feet while you sleep. Papri Sarkar, MD, a board-dermatologist in Brookline, MA, suggests this bedtime ritual: Soak feet in tepid water for ten minutes then apply a thick cream like Cerave or an ointment like Vaseline and put on socks. The hydrating ingredients will seep into dehydrated skin overnight to soften your soles and heal cracks. Here are other ways to give your feet some TLC.