The Best Masks, Moisturisers And More To Keep Your Feet Smooth And Groomed
#1: L’Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream, $44.50
It takes a seriously moisturising formula to soften the rough skin of your soles. Good thing this has 15 per cent shea butter – a known powerhouse in that department. Arnica and lavender essential oils help to soothe and relax.
#2: Origins Reinventing The Heel Mega Moisture for Dry, Cracked Feet, $54
Thick and comforting, this intensive repairing cream packs in heavy-hitters like jojoba oils and shea butter, as well as salicylic acid to effectively get rid of rough skin. The menthol leaves feet feeling light and energised.
#3: Three Foot & Leg Treatment Oil AC R, $78
Refresh tired feet and soften rough skin with this oil blend, which includes lemon peel, frankincense, eucalyptus and patchouli. Use after a bath or warm foot soak for optimal absorption.
#4: Sally Hansen Cuticle Eraser + Balm, $20.50
Good-looking feet require daily care. Keep ragged-looking cuticles in check with this two-in-one product that removes and moisturises at the same time. Massage it in daily, using a cuticle pusher – wooden ones are preferable – when necessary.
#5: Etude House Bebe Foot Mask, $12.90
Pop these booties on for 60 to 90 minutes and let the acids in them get to work on rough, cracked heels and calluses. Be prepared to bear with peeling skin for up to a week after use, but the soft, smooth feet you get after are well worth it.
#6: Kocostar Foot Moisture Pack, $7, Sephora
Soften rough, dry feet with these sock-like masks, which are packed with a range of moisturising and soothing botanical extracts like shea butter, cucumber, aloe vera and lavender.
#7: The Body Shop Peppermint Pedicure Set, $49
This has everything you need to pamper your feet – a cooling peppermint moisturiser, a peppermint foot scrub, and a handy dual-sided foot file (not pictured) that offers gentle (or firm) exfoliation.
#8: Innisfree Perfect Fresh Foot Scrub Wash, $13
Don’t wait till your feet are totally beat up before starting salvage ops. This daily wash-and-scrub with apricot seed will gently slough away dead skin, while the lemon balm and mint help deodorise.
This story first appeared in Female’s February 2018 issue.