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How to Remove Calluses on Feet

Updated on November 28, 2018

The Old Way of Removing Calluses

There are many products available on the market for the removal of calluses. In order to effectively rid yourself of the ugliest foot problem, you should use a mix of the steps in order that the callus not return any time soon.

The old way:

  • Rasp
  • File
  • Soften

Read on to learn how you can better treat calluses on your feet so that your feet look as good as the rest of you.

He Cares About Your Feet

Women often need insight from men on what constitutes an attractive woman. Are ugly feet that important when it comes to overall sex appeal? Many times men will tell women that it doesn't matter. It's the heart that counts. Men will say what they are supposed to say and that is to say that - it is what is on the inside that is most important for my love; his lust... not so much. Then, all of these same men actually see these hideous and beastly frights and some of these men jump back in horror having noticed the stained yellow calluses that make the woman's feet look as if she hasn’t bathed them in years. No man wants his lover's feet looking like grandma's.

How important are feet in overall beauty? I would say that if your feet paint an image of a decrepit hag from some ancient depths beneath the earth and deep within some haunted woods - right smack dab in the middle of a horror story, then, you should probably consider some products that might help you paint a different picture.

The thing about feet is that they can tell a story about the person above them. If your feet look like you do not care about them, then you will paint a picture that you a are sloppy and careless person. You may have snagged one of the world’s best men, but only time will tell if he sticks around to tolerate those monsters you are walking around on. They gross him out.

Never fret, those helpless looking calluses on your feet are one of the most simple things to attend to for the average woman. Yes, men do care about what your feet look like. In fact, many men find feet to be very important to a woman’s overall appearance. Of course, we are looking at you from head to toe after-all; we would know best how to quit grossing us out with those gremlins you're trouncing about on.

Get ready to exorcise those demons inhabiting your feet. Here are some of the best products to get rid of calluses and turn the beasts back into beauties. It's time to get your feet back into summer shape so that you and your man can walk glowing beaches without the shame and terror of your gruesome twosome down below.

Get rid of those hideous calluses on your feet almost effortlessly and completely painless.
Get rid of those hideous calluses on your feet almost effortlessly and completely painless.

Calluses Removal

It used to be that to remove calluses one would have to resort to painful raking and scraping like an indigent stepsister in order to rid herself of stubborn and stained rough skin. The tools of the trade were uncomfortable and tiresome to invest time into and most often never completely rid her of unsightly overused feet. The affected areas would remain rough and appear unkempt, only, after hours spent sanding the wood, there were srill jagged edges and just a lower level of white yuck ready to stain and varnish jusr walking around barefoot and incredibly sore the next day. This practic only served as a reminder that the urchin had attempted minor surgery the night before.

There is hope ladies.. Many seem to still insist upon removing calluses the old way, the ease of removing rough and dead skin has gotten so much more magically easy and painless, the practices have begun catching on with secret princesses the world over.

In order to get pricess soft skin on her feet, the princess should first start with an electric callus remover. In order to get her feet looking as good as the rest of her, the motorized ease of an electric callus remover can prepare the area for the final procedure.

One of the best electric callus removers is the Emjoi Corded Electric Callus Remover. The reviews are in and it seems that the product works very well, and, depending on the severity of your calluses, is sometimes all that is needed in managing the thick skin on your feet.

Still, some still experience problems with the calluses on their feet and need a much more complete process to get their feet as attractive and soft as they can. Especially after the winter months when feet are left in such a terrible state that they need some extra attention.

Get rid of callused feet.
Get rid of callused feet. | Source
Get your feet looking like celebrity feet. Calluses are feet are stubborn.
Get your feet looking like celebrity feet. Calluses are feet are stubborn. | Source

Home Treatments for Calluses

Many times a good soak in certain mixtures can help aid in removing calluses. These soaks can have positive affects on thick dead skin on the hands and feet. They can also aid in removing enough dead skin to reach the afflicted areas with moisturizers and lotions. Although they have been known to work, I do not guarantee them for anyone in particular because it is so random and each person’s skin and skin problems are unique.

Home Remedy One:

  • 1/4 Cup Listerine
  • 1/4 Cup White Vinegar
  • 1 Cup Warm Water


Put all of your ingredients into a container that both of your feet can fit into. Soak your feet in the mixture for an hour or more. After removing your feet, simply use your pedicure stone to scrape at the calluses and they should simply come off.

Home Remedy Two:

  • Chamomile Tea

Simply soak your feet in chamomile tea for approximate 30 minutes. Your feet may stain but the stains will wash off with soap and water.

Home Remedy Three:

  • Baking Soda
  • Warm Water

Add 3 tablespoons of baking soda to enough warm water to cover your feet. Soak your feet for 30 minutes to an hour. Remove feet and dead skin should be ready to scrape off.

Again, none of these home remedies for calluses on your feet are scientific in nature. They are simply things that many people have reported to have worked for them when used. If you really want to remove calluses for lengthy periods, I suggest you use the treatment outlined next.

Callus peels work wonders.
Callus peels work wonders.

Best Callus Remover

The Miracle of Callus Removal

You have heard of face peels that get rid of wrinkles and renew the face. Now you have to hear about callus peels. Yes, it is true. You can simply buy a kit these days that contains everything you need to completely remove the callus from your feet in a matter of an evening. The procedure is simple and painless and leaves the feet feeling baby soft and new.

If you are plagued with ugly feet and want to start fresh with feet that you do not have to be ashamed of. The callus peel is what you have been looking for.

Welcalm has neatly packaged everything a person needs to safely, effectively and completely start with new skin on their feet. The process is simple but anyone wanting to have more attractive feet should help Welcalm by using an electric callus remover first. This will get to the dead skin underneath and expose the hard exterior enough to allow the ingredients in Welcalm to penetrate the callus to a fresh skin level.

By simply applying the chemical and allowing the proper time to pass, your feet will feel and look much better than untreated feet. No longer will your loved one push your feet away or beg for you to wear socks or shoes when around the pool or on the beach. This kit is a miracle send to anyone who is embarrassed of the way that their feel appear.

Get rid of ugly calluses fast.
Get rid of ugly calluses fast.

Callus Removal

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See a Pedecurist

Often times people may tend to their hands but leave their feet untreated for far too long. If you suffer from dry cracked skin on your hands and feet, then you should think about sending some love to both.

A pedicurist can help with calluses on your feet and can treat you for calluses whenever they are working on your nails. You should ask about a pedicure the next time your visit your manicurist and see what all you should do to help prevent further calluses from forming on your feet.

It is recommended by top pedicurists that you tend to your feet at least once a month and if calluses are a problem, you should see a pedicurist at least twice a month.

After using these techniques to remove the buildup of calluses, you should give your feet some regular love and find a pedicurist you like.

Callus on Your Feet Conclusion

No matter what the problem is or how severe, there is always something you can do about it. Don’t take your feet for granted and they can be something you are proud of rather than something you want to hide away from public view.

Not only does removing calluses make your feet look better, but removing dead skin will make you feel much better. Having feet that are comfortable and soft will help you to sleep better and will make you more confident and happier.

Don’t ignore your feet for too long. They are all you will ever have and so, why not make them look and feel as best as you can? It doesn’t take much to get your feet feeling and looking better ands so you should get what you need to do it today.


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    • teaches12345 profile image

      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      This is good information and very timely for me. I may have to look into a pedicure this week.

    • JRScarbrough profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from United States

      You are very welcome. Feel free to post your results. It is a free for all in comment section. I really do enjoy feedback.

    • CatherineGiordano profile image

      Catherine Giordano 

      4 years ago from Orlando Florida

      You have some interesting home remedies that I will try out. Thanks for the tips.

    • JRScarbrough profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from United States

      Thanks. There is nothing quite as rejuvenating as a foot bath like the one mentioned. Even men can really begin feeling great when their "understanding" has been refreshed. ;)

    • FlourishAnyway profile image


      4 years ago from USA

      You've given some great tips, particularly those foot baths.

    • JRScarbrough profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from United States

      Yes, there is nothing in this world that can tear down a person's otherwise beautiful image than the sudden revelation that their feet are being neglected. It is very simple to take a small amount of time to take care of your feet.

      Thanks for your comment.

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      Robert E Smith 

      4 years ago from Rochester, New York

      Feet do reflect a person who cares for themselves or tends to disregard things they see as superfluous. Many people have written off their feet as a lost cause. I venture a guess though that deep down those girls (and guys) do wish for "cleaner, clearer, healthier feet." An interesting article. I will have to investigate into the products you mentioned. Bob.

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      6 years ago from Australia

      Good suggestions and voted up. I suspect you'd fall about laughing if you saw how I do it. lol. :)

    • Phyllis Doyle profile image

      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      6 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      JR, you have provided some very useful information in this hub. Living here in the desert means I have to pay daily attention to dry skin and calluses, and baby my feet.

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      Devika Primić 

      6 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      How To Remove Calluses On Feet has great tips and are so helpful also a slice of lemon can be placed on the skin to soften the calluses. A well-advised hub and I voted up!


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