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My poor feet need some TLC 💢🦶🏻

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barbarella
I found this on the shelf while aiding my hiking addiction on a recent trip. It was in an aisle of homeopathic cures and oils for muscle aches and skin problems, but it struck my eye because of its actives: lactic acid and urea. The former is a chemical exfoliant that I have grown fond of since using a cleanser with it, and the latter is a natural compound produced by skin that also helps to soften and exfoliate. As unnerving a word as “urea” is, this stuff surprised me at how well it tackled my dry, earth-worn feet like a linebacker looking for a college scholarship. I fully admit that my feet are drier than a lizard’s ass, summer and winter. I actually get such huge cracks that at least one mountaineer a year falls into the crevasses of my heels and ankles and needs a search and rescue team. They hurt. I’ve slathered deep moisturizing creams on them to no avail, like bailing out a yacht with a paper cup. This new lotion gives me hope that if I use the right compounds, I can actually stop dryness at the source and keep it from getting so bad to begin with. It’s the middle of summer currently and I’m punishing my feet like they have a lesson to learn: I’m hiking, camping, and swimming, all of which put a strain on my already dry heels and soles. I came home recently from a three day trip and I had dryness like it had been the middle of winter where I’d camped. It was the start of bad foot pain. I picked this up on my way home and after even three uses (one after getting home, another at night, and another this morning) I’ve already stopped the painful cracking and softened the toughness on my feet. Now there is a benefit to having toughened skin on pressure points for hikers, but if my feet hurt I can’t walk or camp. This stuff really helps the most painful parts of the feet and give me a luxurious lavender pampering in the comfort of civilization after I’m done wearing my body out in the wilderness. It’s not as intense as a foot peel, but it gives instant results even on my most dry areas.
Jun. 12, 2020
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ashl0703I'm sold!!!
Jun. 14, 2020·1 like
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barbarellaI found it at a Marshall’s megastore (three stores in one). It retailed there for four dollars but I assume that it’s maybe twice that for the bottle elsewhere. I would still pay full price for it: lovely smell, works instantly, and helps a lot. We’ll have to see how it fares in winter but it helped my cracked heels a ton!
Jun. 14, 2020

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