With all the leaning that you do with your elbows, it’s only natural that the skin in this area thickens and darkens – signs that your elbows need extra TLC from you. And don’t even get us started on our feet. The choices of footwear, the pressure we inflict from the constant walking and standing and the contact with water, these are just some of things our hardworking feet go through on a daily basis. The skin becomes dry and hardens as a result, leaving you with heel fissures a.k.a cracked heels. In some serious cases, these cracks may even bleed! *yikes*
As common as cracked heels and elbows are, they’re still the two problem areas that are often neglected, and their unsightly condition mostly stems from insufficient moisture. Time to nourish your dry and dehydrated heels and elbows back to life with these heavy-duty creams, serums and oils.
This story was originally published on femalemag.com.sg.
Enriched with 25 per cent shea butter and allantoin, this ultra-rich balm can be massaged into dry areas – hand, cuticles, elbows and heels – to keep skin smooth and supple. It also functions as a mask – just apply a thick layer over skin for 10 minutes and wipe off the excess.
The bead-like vitamin capsules are packed with vitamins C and E, cactus and mandarin extracts, as well as hydrolyses elastin, which work together to calm and moisturise skin, while citrus notes of lemongrass, grapefruit and bergamot refresh the senses.