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By Dr Quynh Lee
June 08, 2018
Category: Foot Care
Tags: callus   dry feet   dead skin   kamea   foot cream  

Do you have dry feet? How about dry heels? 

Dry skin; also referred to as xerosis, occurs from loss of water from the topmost layer of your skin. Dry skin occurs when the stratum corneum is depleted of water. The skin’s outer layer consists of dead, flattened cells that gradually move toward the skin’s surface and slough off. When this layer is well moistened, it minimizes water loss through the skin and helps keep out irritants, allergens, and germs. However, when the stratum corneum dries out, it loses its protective function. This allows greater water loss, leaving your skin vulnerable to environmental factors.

                    

Here are some tips to avoid dry skin: 

  • Avoid hot showers. This is hard for some people but the hot water can strip your skin of essential oils thereby increasing dryness in the skin. 
  • Avoid barefoot walking or sandals and flip-flops. Moisture can be lost through your skin in this manner. 
  • Maintain good foot hygiene along with sock and shoe hygiene. 

DAILY moisturizing with a cream or oil based product will help immensely. It is all about maintenance and consistency! Consistency is key. “ What products should I use?” “What if I have dry feet with calluses?” 

We have products that can help you! 

Kamea 20 Foot Cream will rehydrate, moisturize and condition your skin. This cream is “engineered to the condition by increasing the water content of your skin, thus restoring the skin’s natural properties and suppleness”. 

Kamea G Foot Cream is an exfoliating foot cream that is designed to help with the buildup of dry skin, callusing, and scale build up. This product contains Glycolic acid which yields dramatic results. Why? It is a smaller molecule so it can get into the skin more easily! 

But what if I have dry feet with open cracks, bleeding or open sores? Your dry skin may be due to a bigger problem. Please call us so that we may evaluate your feet and help you! 



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