Summer can be rough on the feet. The combination of hot weather, sun exposure, and walking in sandals or barefoot dries the skin out and hardens it. During this time most women tend to visit the nail salon more frequently, but that is not enough to keep the feet happy and looking good. A daily foot skin-care regimen is necessary year round, but summer calls for extra attention and moisture. Using body cream or hand cream to treat the foot is helpful, but it is worth investing in a good foot cream that is designed to address the specific needs of this body part. The following are my recommendations of foot creams.
AHAVA offers two kinds of mineral foot cream. WATER is for daily maintenance and MUD is a more intense treatment for cracked skin that needs healing. Both are very moisturizing and gently scented.
I first learned about this cream in a local spa. It used to be hard to find this cream in the US, but I’m happy to see that now Nordstrom carries it. This is a thick, and yet not at all greasy or oily, cream. It absorbs quickly in the skin and leaves it fresh, soft, and nourished.
This cream is very rich and nourishing. It is designed not only for the foot area, but for the entire leg, especially tired legs. This cream has a strong scent of essential oils that can be overpowering, because of that I recommend using it only at night.
This cream contains tea tree oil, which is known for its antibacterial and antifungal qualities. Unlike the pungent scent of tea tree oil, this cream has a mild refreshing scent. It is very light and absorbed easily in the skin. This is a great day foot cream.