What is a perfect recipe for relaxation after a tiring day’s work? The answer definitely has to be ‘foot soaks’! What can be better than a refreshing foot bath for your tired feet after a hectic day? You can always try out the easy homemade foot soak recipes for a pampering session.
In fact, when you choose to opt for homemade foot soaks, you do not run the risk of burning a hole in your pockets! Choose ingredients that are readily available and invest in a few bottles of your favourite essential oils to make those revitalizing foot soaks for soothing all aches, burning and tiredness off your feet.
Top Four Easy Homemade Foot Soak Recipes
- Reviving salt foot soak: Does your feet feel swollen, tired and aching? Salt is the perfect ingredient to revive your tired feet. In a large tub, pour boiling water and allow it to cool down. In the water, add Epsom salt (1/2 cup) and let it dissolve. Now, enjoy the healing properties of a salt soak and feel re-energised.
- Rejuvenating lavender foot soak: Lavender induces relaxation and rejuvenation. Use lavender to prepare a fragrant foot soak that relaxes your feet. Add four drops of lavender essential oil and ¼ cup Epsom salt to a tub of about four litres of water that has been boiled and cooled down. Soak your feet in it and feel rejuvenated.
- Exotic milk foot soak: Does your feet long to be mollycoddled? Treat it with the goodness of a healing milk foot bath. To prepare this healing foot soak, you require-1 cup milk, ½ cup lemon juice, 4 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 cup water and cinnamon in a small quantity. Blend the ingredients well in a tub and soak your feet. After five minutes, wash off the residue from your feet and your feet feels so soft and smooth.
- Comforting aromatic foot soak: Nothing can be better than an aromatic soak to soothe your feet and your senses. Boil about five litres of water and cool it down a bit. To this water, add a drop of lemon essential oil, a drop of eucalyptus essential oil and four drops of peppermint essential oil. Soak your feet in this lukewarm foot bath and feel refreshed! Your feet feel comforted and relieved.
After an exhausting day, your feet ache and they do deserve your attention. Foot soaks allow you to indulge your feet and soothe them. At the same time, regular use of foot soaks helps to keep your feet in good health and prevent dryness, itchiness, cracking and flaking. Soak your feet to the goodness of homemade footbaths and follow up with a good quality foot cream to pamper your feet without any hassle involved.