I am not a doctor, but I do know how to heal dry cracked summer feet. How do I know? From my childhood experience and now treating my son’s feet. The internet is full of advice about how to heal certain ailments, feet included. However, sometimes there is nothing like the treatment our mom’s knew about when we were younger. This solution worked then, and now with personal experience, I know it still works.
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How to Heal Dry Cracked Summer Feet
I remember the achy feeling as a child. Feet that are cracked and even bloody can be absolutely miserable. I’m not sure how my parents discovered the solution, but they did. To be completely candid, I didn’t love the solution. We have adapted it for my son because of my personal experience, and it seems to still work. I’ll tell you both solutions.
There’s one magic solution: 100% pure lanolin. I purchased Now Solutions Pure Lanolin from Amazon. It’s less than $10, and it works. Lanolin is not just a cure for dry nipples during breastfeeding! It is the solution for how to heal dry cracked summer feet!
What my parents did: Every night they would slather my feet in lanolin. Then, they would wrap my feet in Syran wrap and put socks over top. It would cure my cracked summer feet.
What I am doing: I hated the Syran wrap, so I haven’t been doing that. I have just been putting on the socks right after applying the lanolin. The treatment takes place in the night and in the morning. There has also been a change in habits. He now wears his flip flops or tennis shoes when he is going down to the lake or playing in the yard.
We have only been treating his feet for a few days and look:
This probably doesn’t mean much without a before picture, but this is a huge improvement after only a few days. There were massive cracks, dry patches, and bleeding. I am beyond excited that what worked for me as a child also is helping my son. I hope it helps you too.