What ingredients to look for in a good foot cream

Our feet are some of the most heavily used parts of our body however can often be the most neglected parts of our body.

Moisturising the feet should be part of your daily routine. In winter, the feet are deprived of moisture and air, while in the summertime, they can get too much exposure and dry out completely! Either way, some kind and regular moisturising will do your feet some good!

But with so many different foot creams on the market, which ones should you be buying? Read below to find out the best ingredients to look for when buying a foot cream.

 

Urea

Urea is one of the most effective moisturising ingredients there is on the market. It is extremely hydrating and even be useful for common skin conditions including rashes, burns, eczema and keratosis.

 

Shea Butter

Shea butter contains antioxidants as well as properties that promote anti-ageing, healing and hydration. It also works well to improve skin elasticity.

 

Lanolin

Medical grade Lanolin can be used an ointment base, as the skin easily absorbs it. It makes for a great moisturising ingredient for dry skin as it emulsifies water on the skin and locks it all in. However, it is chemically an animal product though, so vegetarians and vegans may want to search for other alternatives.

 

If you are suffering from dry, cracked feet or unsure of which cream to use to improve the integrity of your skin, please book in with one of our friendly podiatrists today! Call 8645 9800 or book online.