Creams for Dry & Scaly Feet

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"Dry," "scaly," "rough" and "cracked feet" -- I'm just saying the words aloud can make you want to cringe. Unfortunately, these problems are common for many, particularly during the cold and brittle winter months. Don't use your less-than-perfect peds as an excuse to hide under thick socks for months, however. An effective foot cream may be all that you need to feel confident and beautiful -- from head to toe.

Happy Foot Restorative Foot Treatment

For a pampering solution to unattractive, scaly and dry feet, "Elle" recommends the Happy Foot Restorative Foot Treatment from Purminerals. The thick and intensive foot cream uses a blend of cocoa seed and shea butters to nourish and quench dehydrated feet deeply, eliminating calluses, cracking, scaling and flaking -- all things you can definitely do without. The cream also contains salicylic acid, which lightly exfoliates by sloughing away dead skin cells and rough patches.

Peppermint Foot Lotion

For devotees of all-natural skin care products, "Elle Canada" is a fan of the Peppermint Foot Lotion from Burt's Bees. The budget-friendly foot cream softens roughness, calluses and dry patches with softening coconut oil, vitamin E and glycerin, all while giving your exhausted feet a jolt of energy and vitality with menthol and peppermint. Put some pep in your step with this convenient solution to your parched tootsies.

Foot Relief

Nourish dry and thirsty feet that are calling out for your help with Foot Relief from Aveda, which "Allure" praises. The exfoliating foot cream uses lactic and salicylic acids to drive away unsightly dead, rough and cracked skin all over your feet, revealing fresh, new and rejuvenated skin. The main ingredients of the thick, peppermint-scented cream are hydrating jojoba and castor oils -- which will quickly leave your feet feeling oh-so-touchable and soft.

Targeted Therapy Deep Penetrating Foot Cream

Restore the beauty of your cracked, parched and scaly feet with the inexpensive Targeted Therapy Deep Penetrating Foot Cream from Curel. "Good Housekeeping" admires the fast-acting smoothing cream, which aims to get your feet healthier and softer within a mere two nights. The protecting foot cream consists of nourishing and quenching vitamin E, coconut milk and shea butter, all of which work together harmoniously to get your feet back on track to glowing health.

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