Self-Care Ritual: Foot Scrub
Since summer is the season of sandals here is a quick and easy way to get smooth feet. A foot scrub is a simple self-care practice you can do once a week and it can be totally free.
Often, walking around in open shoes causes calluses and dry feet. Or maybe you don't like to wear sandals because of the way the skin on your feet looks. Weekly pedicures help with this but using a foot scrub once a week in the shower is a much easier, and more pocket friendly, fix.
All you need is a little salt or sugar, any oil you already have in the kitchen, and essential oils for scent if desired. Salt is a slightly stronger exfoliant than sugar, but either will work. You can even mix the two if you want to get the benefits of both.
To make a batch mix up ¼ cup of exfoliant, 1 tbsp of oil, and 12-24 drops of essential oil. I recommend using peppermint, any citrus, or tea tree oil as these are all beneficial to the skin on the feet.
If you’re not into the diy thing, then try our Descalzo foot polish. It’s a mix of salt, pumice powder, sunflower oil, with peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils. The combination of sea salt and pumice powder easily slough off the dead skin on your feet. The peppermint and eucalyptus revitalize your feet, while providing antiseptic and hydrating properties.
Try mixing up a foot scrub and join the weekly self-care challenge!