You can also get creepy chemicals that dissolve hard foot skin - but using them makes me feel kind of like a murderer, and I honestly find a PedEgg much quicker and more effective. I DO NOT WORK FOR PEDEGG. Splash pure almond oil onto your toes and rub them into your nails and cuticles to soften them. Then splooge a massive glob of Vaseline onto your feet and loosely massage it in. You can substitute coconut oil or a thick, gloopy body butter for Vaseline, but their softening effects may be less pronounced. For those who are have sensitive skin, it also contains lanolin, which is a grease "wax" secreted by wool-bearing animals. It's typically removed from the wool using chemicals and exposed to pesticides. I bought the Lush Fair Trade Foot Lotion while I was in Taipei, most probably because I felt like buying something somewhat luxurious that I was at least somewhat familiar with. (Not that Taiwan doesn't have familiar, international brands.) It was costlier in Taiwan than it would've been in the U.S., but not by much. The 7.9 ounce (225g) pot goes for $23.95 in the U.S. Lush isn't an inexpensive brand. People who do not have the habit of shoeless running initially feel pain and discomfort as the foot muscles are not used to being overworked. Sudden shedding of shoes is a shock to the feet which need time to recover. Plantar fascia is the thick tissue which forms the bottom of a foot. Normally, this tissue is soft, supple and tender in nature. Moving out on tracks without protection in the form of shoes may lead to the development of pain, which may further worsen to plantar fasciitis or inflammation of the plantar tissue. Despite how well designed your feet are, however, things can go wrong. In fact, an estimated 87 percent of all American adults have some type of foot problem. Among the most common of these problems are corns and calluses, which are patches of toughened skin that form to protect sensitive foot tissue against repeated friction and pressure. This article will provide home remedies to alleviate the pain of corns and calluses, as well as some suggestions for preventing them. Let's begin with some general information about the affliction. Athletes foot infections are caused by a fungal infection of the skin. There are several fungal organisms that can cause such infections. The hallux is the big toe and these conditions describe the joint at the base of the big toe. The motion in this joint can be limited or completely gone, rigid. These are forms of arthritis commonly described as deep aching, throbbing, or even sharp. Anything that makes the toe move aggravates the pain such as walking especially in heels or up hill. A pinched nerve in the ball of the foot. This causes sharp shooting pains that might travel out the end of your toes, most commonly the 3rd and 4th toes. Some people can describe a clicking feeling in the ball of their foot when they walk. When you are still having trouble with your finances because of the recent onslaught of the economic recession, you might find it very difficult to afford buying new sets of summer clothes for you or your family. The only solution is to re-design some of your old clothes in your wardrobe so you can have something to use for the summer heat ahead. How it feels when you get up with a rays of sun gleaming at your face. Good right? It can happen to your wardrobe also, if adorned with yellow color dresses. Yellow is a very soothing color and one of the trendiest colors for fashion in dresses. In summers, this condition is caused due to loss of water from the skin. On the other hand, decrease of humidity leads to cracked heels in winters. Heel spurs can also lead to dry skin and cracked heels. Flat feet as well as high arched feet can also be vulnerable to this condition. If the skin becomes very hard, do not try to remove it yourself with a razor or blade. Get it removed from a health care professional, to avoid the risk of infection. Start on the person's right foot working the reflex points of each system in the body and then continue working on the left foot. Grooming your fingernails and toenails is important to your overall look. Also, it's a way to pamper yourself and look pulled together. Whether you choose to paint and groom your natural nails, or get acrylic nails put on at the salon, colored tips on the nails-either the standard French manicure or a funky one-allow you to have fun with your look. According to Dr. Lawrence E. Gibson of the Mayo Clinic, most nail biting is nothing more than a bad habit that most people will outgrow. Though unsanitary, mild nail biting rarely causes any serious damage. Extensive nail biting, however, could pose health risks and should be avoided. Shoes make the outfit. We kick off our shoes or sandals when we get home. Somewhere in between putting them on and taking them off, our feet can suffer from some uncomfortable shoe side effects. Do your feet ache, throb, hurt? Its important to take care of your foot health as theysupport the rest of your body, its posture and balance.Lets see if we can break down whats causing your broken down foot. Foot Pain Chart Hammer Toe. An imbalance of the tendons (either above or below the toe) causing toe(s) to curl. Also called a claw toe or mallet toe.