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October 04, 2023

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Why Your Feet Aren't So Lovely: Three Things You Need to Know to Fix Them

Fact 1: Your Heel Skin is Meant to be Thick, That Doesn’t Mean Dry and Crusty

The skin on your heels is naturally thick, serving as a protective shield against the daily grind. But it doesn't have to be dry and crusty! Imagine for a moment that the skin on your heels wasn't naturally thick. Walking on surfaces like gravel or even a carpet would feel like stepping on a bed of Legos – not a pleasant thought, right? Thankfully, our bodies have a built-in defense mechanism that thickens the skin on our heels to protect them from the constant pressure and friction they endure. However, this doesn't mean that your heels should be left dry and neglected. Proper care ensures that this natural defense can function at its best, maintaining the health and vitality of your feet.

Fact 2: Keratin - Your Heels' Best Friend and Worst Enemy

Your heels produce keratin, a tough protein, to provide structural support and protection from the rigors of daily life. It's a bit like a knight in shining armor for your feet. But here's the catch: if you neglect it, keratin continues to build up until it's too thick, leading to those unsightly and often painful cracks. Don't let your knight’s shining armor lose it’s luster!

Fact 3: Oil Glands MIA on the Soles of Your Feet

The soles of your feet are like deserts for oil glands. They're simply not there. That means your heels rely on you for moisture. But here's the good news – you have the power to nourish them. The key is choosing a moisturizer with healing, moisturizing ingredients that truly help your heels rather than making them worse.

The Solution:

Step 1: The SandBar Foot File - Your Heels' Best Friend

The SandBar foot file was designed with your heels in mind. It's your trusty sidekick in the battle against excess keratin. Think of it as an industrial boogie toothbrush for your heels. The grit is designed specifically for skin so it quickly file away the tough stuff while smoothing and strengthening the natural protective skin. The handle naturally conforms to your hand, enabling effortless pressure application from any angle, resulting in remarkable efficiency—literally just a matter of seconds. Foot being sanded used the Foot File

Step 2: SandBar Salve - A Feast for Your Heels

Our SandBar Salve is like a luxurious feast for your heels, packed with natural ingredients and absolutely no cheap fillers. Every component benefits your heels, and it smells amazing. What's more, it comes in a convenient tube so you can apply it directly to your heels without the mess.

Step 3: Massage Your Way to Happy Heels

To get the most out of our SandBar Salve, it's essential to massage it into that thick protective skin on your heels. Our silicone massager, equipped with hundreds of gentle yet invigorating fingers, does just that. It massages and pushes our nourishing salve deep into every crack and crevice of your heels where you actually need it.

Heel being scrubbed and moisturized with SandBar Salve

A Few Minutes a Day, Big Rewards

Taking care of your heels doesn't have to be a time-consuming ordeal. With the SandBar foot file and salve, it only takes a few minutes out of your day, but the rewards are substantial. Say goodbye to the dry, crusty, and unsightly. Say hello to smooth, healthy, and, dare we say, fetish-worthy. Your feet deserve it, and you deserve heels that are a true delight—sensationally alluring and absolutely lovely!

Photos of heels before and after the SandBar Salve and Foot File are used