DIY – Foot Scrub April 27, 2015

Summer is here. The beach, the pool, the picnics and not to mention the long drives to the middle of nowhere await you. Time to ramp up the style! Pull out the short shorts and tiny skirts. Team them up with those beloved flip flops and sandals.

Did the harsh winter leave back ugly cracked heels? Never fear, Style craze is here to save the day .We have some home remedies for you which will make you look and feel like a diva.

[ Read: Home Remedies For Cracked Heels ]

Cracked feet occur due to dryness and dirt. The fissures become longer and rougher over time.Its best to start early and opt for treatments to reduce the fissures.Going to parlours for pedicures and manicures may seem like a costly affair when the same results can be achievable at home.

Why a Homemadescrub?

  • Homemade scrubs are economical
  • They are free from chemicals and preservatives
  • You control the quality of ingredients
  • It is fun doing a foot scrub DIY at home with all the natural ingredients and store it and use it when required.

DIY Foot Scrub

You need

  • 1 A bowl
  • 2 A spoon to mix
  • 3 A jar to store the foot scrubs

Ingredients used

  • 1 White sugar – 1 cup
  • 2 Baking soda- 2 tsp
  • 3 Olive oil – 2 tsp
  • 4 Honey- 2 tsp


  • Jojoba oil – 1 tsp
  • Essential oil- A few drops


  • Add white sugar in a bowl. Sugar is used as the base for this scrub. It is an exfoliant,
  • Next add olive oil and mix well with a spoon, avoid using hands Olive oil is an excellent moisturiser. It washes off clean without leaving any trace of oiliness.
  • Then add baking soda and mix again.Baking soda is a natural exfoliant and cleanses the skin. It maintains the Ph balance of the skin to ensure moisturisation.
  • Drizzle in the honey. Blend till all the lumps are removed. Honey is anti-ageing and nourishes dry parched skin.
  • You may add jojoba oil and essential oil to give the scrub a nice fragrance Voila, the foot scrub is ready. Store it in a jar in a cool dry place. The mix should last you for 2 weeks

How to use

  • Use this scrub before or while taking a shower
  • Massage in circular motion and concentrate on the rough spots.
  • Once you rinse your feet, your feet will remain moisturized because of the oil .
  • This scrub can be used on hands as well.

This scrub will leave your hands and feet feeling smooth and nourished. Constant application can really make a difference. You may also make use of a pumice stone to buff out the fissures.The pumice stone removes dead skin cells for deeper penetration of moisture.

After using this scrub you can apply moisturiser on your feet and apply vaseline on top of that. To get maximum benefit wear socks to seal in the moisture. You can do this at night time.This routine of scrubbing and moisturising will surely lead you to silky soft feet and hands.

[ Read: Best Homemade Scrubs For Oily Skin ]

Remember to give your feet a good scrub every day and you will have youthful soft skin. A rocking pedicure will just make you stand out in a crowd.

So, what are you waiting for? It’s the time to disco

  • ks_komal

    this is really great and help me alot …

    • SADIA


  • meemaw crochets

    could I substitute kosher salt for the sugar?

  • Akruti

    Great post Sadia..m gonna try this soon :) thanks for sharing

  • Katydid

    Another easy remedy that has proven effective for me and is quite simple. Pumice stone, Vaseline, and any moisturizer you have on hand. I have a tendency for dry skin so I prefer a nice oil based moisturizer. After the shower or bath leave feet moist, liberally apply moisturizer followed by Vaseline to seal in the moisture. I like to do this at night or you can do it in the day time if you prefer. I don’t particularly like socks on my feet but even for an hour or two I would wear a pair to keep the feet warm. You can scrub it with a pumice stone in your next bath/shower. You’ll notice a distinct difference after a few tries. Then just keep moisturizing and scrubbing as you need. You’ll be pleased.

  • Jaya

    This is a great homemade foot scrub I am really going to try it. I have been using this Feet Up Advanced Cracked Heel Repair Foot Cream from Oriflame and it is really good. I have been applying from past one month now and my feet have become very soft and smooth with no visible cracks at all. I think you should try it, it’s amazing.

  • Anonymous

    So simple and effective.

  • StyleCraze

    Yes Anitha, you can use almond oil instead of olive oil to prepare a foot scrub. Almond oil is rich in oleic and linoleic acids. It is mostly used as a skin care product. Almond oil when massaged into the skin, restores the normal pH of the skin and allows the skin to glow thereby preserving moisture.

  • Kate Welling

    I have been rubbing natural concoct oil on my feet and begging my hubby for feet massages! I will have to try this scrub recipe next. I need something that will help me get ahead of dry feet! Thank you posting this.