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Aug 15, 2013 22:51:53   #
Juneperk
 
I haven't tried this yet but see it on Face book.
Foot bath for removing dead skin

This is crazy. Mix 1/4 cup Listerine (any kind but I like the blue),
1/4 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes
and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off.
 
Aug 15, 2013 23:04:20   #
Rafiki (a regular here)
 
Juneperk wrote:
I haven't tried this yet but see it on Face book. Foot bath for removing dead skin ~ This is crazy. Mix ¼ cup Listerine (any kind but I like the blue), ¼ cup vinegar and ½ cup of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off.

Sounds interesting however - 1 cup of liquid seems seems far too little to soak one's feet - my size 8 feet would need more than this - how do they suggest one soaks both feet.
Aug 15, 2013 23:10:24   #
janie48
 
Maybe double or even triple the recipe?
Aug 15, 2013 23:11:50   #
DonnieK
 
Avon used to have a blow up foot bath tub. I have one, and I am going to try it. You could also look at a dollar store or 99 Cent store for a square plastic container for your size 8's. LOL
Aug 15, 2013 23:32:05   #
MotherHensRoost
 
I often use old "hospital" bath pans for such things. they are about the right shape. Sounds intriguing. I have to try that myself. Thanks.
Aug 15, 2013 23:34:48   #
hgayle
 
Have you actually tried this?
 
Aug 15, 2013 23:37:16   #
MotherHensRoost
 
hgayle wrote:
Have you actually tried this?


No, I have not tried this remedy but plan to do so when I get more Listerine. Don't think the one I have is appropriate.

Any one who does try this....... Please report how it worked for you. Please and Thank you.
Aug 15, 2013 23:46:39   #
BrattyPatty
 
DonnieK wrote:
Avon used to have a blow up foot bath tub. I have one, and I am going to try it. You could also look at a dollar store or 99 Cent store for a square plastic container for your size 8's. LOL


Donnie I had one of those. Unfortunately this year It got a hole in it. I really miss that!
Aug 16, 2013 01:08:05   #
Ellilleen
 
I tried this last week--it works. Did need to double the amounts.
Aug 16, 2013 06:46:11   #
rose haft
 
All you need is enough solution to cover the bottom & a little of the sides of your feet (where all the dead skin in). Or you could wet a wash cloth with some of the solution & cover the tops. With the bottom of the cloth in the liquid, it won't dry out. The soaking DID dry out the skin on my feet for a couple days.
Aug 16, 2013 07:18:20   #
Glenlady (a regular here)
 
Rafiki wrote:
Sounds interesting however - 1 cup of liquid seems seems far too little to soak one's feet - my size 8 feet would need more than this - how do they suggest one soaks both feet.


do one foot at a time? then moisturise when youv'e dried your feet
 
Aug 16, 2013 07:27:57   #
morningstar (a regular here)
 
Juneperk wrote:
I haven't tried this yet but see it on Face book.
Foot bath for removing dead skin

This is crazy. Mix 1/4 cup Listerine (any kind but I like the blue),
1/4 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes
and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off.


Juneperk, The Peoples' Pharmacy has shown this recipe quite often. They state that you should use the old original yellow Listerine. Listerine is also antifungal. Yes, most of us would need a large container and increase in the recipe to give it a try. Sounds soothing.
Aug 16, 2013 08:00:51   #
dragonflylace (a regular here)
 
Since the main ingredient in Listerine is ethanol, I can truly believe this...Alcohol kills skin cells...that is why they will flake off. And well know that vinegar is a very, very mild acid..so again, it can cause skin cells to slough off.

Sounds easier that scraping off the skin cells, I will give it a try....can't hurt...
Aug 16, 2013 09:37:51   #
celtic
 
Just what I need, I have a Build up of dead skin on my feet and Ankles. I will give it a go tomorrow. Thanks for sharing
Aug 16, 2013 09:45:13   #
Glenlady (a regular here)
 
celtic wrote:
Just what I need, I have a Build up of dead skin on my feet and Ankles. I will give it a go tomorrow. Thanks for sharing


If it works and you get rid of dead skin-- can you buy BIO OIL there,? it's lovely to smooth over your body, legs feet and arms after showering, you only need a few drops as it goes a long way.
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