Perk up tired, dry feet and cracked heels with a nourishing foot balm with essential oils! Summer is in full swing, which includes flip-flops, sandals and days in the garden or at the beach. My homemade foot balm recipe is wonderful DIY treatment to care for your feet and make them healthy, smooth and sandal-ready.
DIY foot balm
The base is made with shea butter, one of the best moisturizing oils, nourishing avocado butter and babassu oil, which is similar to coconut oil but absorbs faster and feels lighter feel on the skin. A tablespoon aloe vera extract, which is oil soluble, adds extra hydration and cooling.
Tee tree essential oil counters and softens dry, ragged feet and rough edges. The antiviral and antiseptic properties of this oil also reduce inflammation and fights the infection of fungi or bacteria.
Rosemary essential oils seals in moisture and its pleasant herbaceous scent helps to battle foot odor. I also added lavender essential oil as it can aid to sooth aching feet and heal small cuts and cracks.
I used little cosmetic jars for packaging and storing the nourishing foot balm, which you can enhance with free printable labels.
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Print the labels on A4 or letter self-adhesive paper or vinyl sheets. Cut out along the outlines and stick to the lid of the pot or jar.
We recommend printing the labels on self-adhesive vinyl sheets. Vinyl sheets are water-resistant and will ensure the label stays pretty, and the colors don’t come off when exposed to water or humidity.
Vinyl sheets can be found in printing shops or online. They are available for inkjet as well as for laser printers and can be used in the same way as regular printing paper. We used Photo Paper Direct’s A4 Inkjet Creative Vinyl Stickers Matt to print our labels.
Free Printable Foot Balm Label
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