+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 15
  1. #1
    tazz475's Avatar
    tazz475 is offline Holy banjo, check out boob mountain!
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,318
    Thanks
    717
    Thanked
    1,391
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default Home Made Remedies...

    For cracked heels and generally dry feet? I was going to go buy those milky feet slippers but they're bloody expensive and i'm supposed to be budgeting!

    So any idea are most welcome!

  2. #2
    Busy-Bee's Avatar
    Busy-Bee is offline Offending people since before Del :D
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    11,183
    Thanks
    3,660
    Thanked
    4,704
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    Give them a good pumice the shower tonight. Slather them in sorbolene cream before you go to bed and put socks on overnight. Repeat as required.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Busy-Bee For This Useful Post:

    tazz475  (05-02-2015)

  4. #3
    tazz475's Avatar
    tazz475 is offline Holy banjo, check out boob mountain!
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,318
    Thanks
    717
    Thanked
    1,391
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Thanks i'll give it a go tonight! 😊

  5. #4
    Mod-Nomsie's Avatar
    Mod-Nomsie is offline Administrator
    Winner 2009/10/11/12/13 - Most helpful Moderator
    Winner 2011 - Naughtiest/Cheekiest Mod
    Winner - Quickest 'Thanker' on the Hub
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Vic
    Posts
    23,657
    Thanks
    6,899
    Thanked
    7,026
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a week100 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 15/1/15
    I got DF to buy me one of those feet pamper packs for Christmas. It was just from target and it has all the things required- foot soak, foot scrub, pumice, heel cream, foot cream, bombs etc. It smells lovely and I treat my feet about once a week. Even better if you can get someone to do it for you

  6. #5
    tazz475's Avatar
    tazz475 is offline Holy banjo, check out boob mountain!
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,318
    Thanks
    717
    Thanked
    1,391
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by [Mod] Nomsie View Post
    I got DF to buy me one of those feet pamper packs for Christmas. It was just from target and it has all the things required- foot soak, foot scrub, pumice, heel cream, foot cream, bombs etc. It smells lovely and I treat my feet about once a week. Even better if you can get someone to do it for you
    That would be lovely! But i'm trying to save money, otherwise i would be heading off to the nail salon for a pedicure right this minute!

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    1,754
    Thanks
    480
    Thanked
    431
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I make a scrub out of coconut oil and salt, leaves your feet felling quite good

  8. #7
    ~Marigold~'s Avatar
    ~Marigold~ is offline You make me happy, when skies are grey
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    7,039
    Thanks
    9,662
    Thanked
    4,985
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    There's a brand called "Hero's" and it's like a pumice stone but much more crumbly/airy. It's about the size of a bar of soap and costs under $3 from chemists (in the podiatry section). It's AMAZING! I suffer badly cracked heels and this thing works like magic, it instantly removes the hard, cracked skin; you use it in the shower, I rub it over with soap and also soap up the skin (without soap it can be quite harsh) and give a good scrub until the cracks disappear. I then moisturise and apply some heel balm.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to ~Marigold~ For This Useful Post:

    tazz475  (05-02-2015)

  10. #8
    tazz475's Avatar
    tazz475 is offline Holy banjo, check out boob mountain!
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,318
    Thanks
    717
    Thanked
    1,391
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    @~Marigold~ i need a new pumice actually, mines getting to be grotty. Thanks i'll grab one next time i'm at the chemist!

  11. #9
    Mod-Nomsie's Avatar
    Mod-Nomsie is offline Administrator
    Winner 2009/10/11/12/13 - Most helpful Moderator
    Winner 2011 - Naughtiest/Cheekiest Mod
    Winner - Quickest 'Thanker' on the Hub
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Vic
    Posts
    23,657
    Thanks
    6,899
    Thanked
    7,026
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a week100 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 15/1/15
    Quote Originally Posted by tazz475 View Post
    That would be lovely! But i'm trying to save money, otherwise i would be heading off to the nail salon for a pedicure right this minute!
    I think it cost about $20

    I'm very cheap to buy for!

  12. #10
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    4,222
    Thanks
    894
    Thanked
    3,218
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I did that Milky Foot thing, and I didn't think it was that good at all.

    I have a Ped-Egg which I think is fab. I do that, then I slather on a good moisturiser, and then slather on my DS's Dermeze, which is kinda like Vaseline. Then pop a pair of socks on and leave overnight.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Home made candles
    By MrsMummaButterfly in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 12-11-2014, 11:03
  2. Home Remedies for Eczema? Urgent!!
    By harvs in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 36
    Last Post: 15-09-2014, 15:02
  3. home made sausage rolls
    By EmPowering in forum General Chat
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 02-03-2014, 19:08

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pyjamas.com.au
With so many gorgeous brands and styles for every season, our pyjamas, nighties, robes, sleepsuits and sleeping bags are lovely for lights out and perfect for lazy days. Get 10% off first order using code bubhub. Be quick offer ends 31/12/16.
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Maternity Clothes
Looking to buy maternity clothes? :: Check the bubhub directory of local & online maternity clothes shops :: Find preloved maternity wear
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!