The 5 Best Foot Peeling Masks


Foot masks might sound indulgent, and they certainly aren't something you'd want to use everyday, but sometimes your feet could use some extra pampering. With the best foot peeling masks at your disposal, you can make sure your feet stay soft no matter what time of year it happens to be.

Foot peeling masks are an unusual but super effective way to get rid of dry, cracked skin on your feet. Newbies may find them kind of weird to use at first because you literally end up shedding layers of rough, callused skin from your feet like a reptile after applying the peel — but that's also part of what makes using a foot peeling mask such an unforgettable experience.

These masks are applied to your foot like a sock, and they're each meant to be used once. Place them freshly-cleansed feet, sit back, and relax for the directed amount of time (usually around an hour). When you take off the mask, you won't see much change. But after five to seven days, all those calluses and dry skin will peel off.

These five highly-rated foot peeling masks make it easy to give your feet a little extra TLC.

1. An Ultra-Hydrating Peel That's Formulated With Argan Oil

For a foot peel that won't just exfoliate skin but will also deliver deep, penetrating moisture, you'll want to check out this option from TONYMOLY. Made with argan oil (which absorbs easily and helps hydrate and soften skin) plus refreshing peppermint and soothing lavender, this foot peel can remove dry patches and calluses without causing any pain and leaves feet feeling pampered.

Enthusiastic Amazon review: "Amazing product. It does what it says and the results are remarkable. It cured my cracked heels and feet. Yes CURED! I don’t have to hide them anymore. I haven’t worn sandals in years and my feet look 30 years younger! Even after 7 months my feet are still smooth and soft. I love this product. I will use it at least once a year just to maintain maximum foot beauty."

2. A Foot Peel That Has Over 13,000 Reviews On Amazon

With a cult-following and thousands of rave reviews on Amazon, people can't get enough of the exfoliating foot peel that started it all. This super-strong peeling mask exfoliates and helps relieve dry and cracked areas with lactic and glycolic acids, which are responsible for the peeling, as well as castor oil and loads of botanic extracts that nourish the skin.

Enthusiastic Amazon review: "Oh my goodness! If you have dry skin like I do you need this product!! It gets rid of dead, dry skin and callouses on my feet like nothing else. I've used all sorts of gadgets to try and smooth out callouses but nothing works like this. You put your feet in the bags for an hour per the instructions and then follow the directions for the nest few days and the dry skin will simply peel off. I've tried other similar products but they just don't work as well as the Baby Foot brand. It's more expensive but the difference is worth the extra money."

3. A Popular Mask That Guarantees Great Results

If you're new to foot peeling masks, or if you're just trying out a new one, you might wonder if it's actually worth the money. But you don't need to worry with this foot peel mask, which is made with natural ingredients like soothing lavender and gentle papaya extract that slough away dead skin. The peel boasts more than 2,000 reviews. If you love it, then you'll be glad the package comes with two pairs of masks.

Enthusiastic Amazon review: "I had neglected my feet for a long time and they were so ugly, cracked, and rough. I was worried a peel would not work. I originally wanted to order this one, but didn't know if it was worth the cost since there are so many out there that cost less. So I first tried a $5 one from Walmart and that was a waste of time. Nothing happened. So I finally decided to spend the money on these and IT WORKED well beyond what I expected!!! ... These are great! I went from coarse, sandpaper heels to brand new soft sensitive skin. I am amazed."

4. A Peel Made With Soothing Oils

Foot peeling masks can be a little intimidating, especially when you're only supposed to leave them on for an hour or so. That's not the case with this comfy foot peel, which combines both an exfoliating mask and serum to deep condition skin and leave feet feeling smoother. The creamy mask is formulated with lemon extract and sugar maple to exfoliate, plus coconut oil, olive oil, honey, and sunflower oil to moisturize. Tea tree oil soothes your tired soles. Apply the masks, wait an hour, and remove them — reviewers say you'll have silky feet in 10 days.

Enthusiastic Amazon review: "This product never hurt my feet in anyway. It was cooling When first applied. The days after were completely normal. Once it started peeling it would get a little itchy because of the peeling skin, but once I pull that particular piece of skin off the itching stopped. On day 7 my feet looked like a hot mess and I could not wear sandals anymore. I spent the day in sneakers, and then soaked them in hot water That is when the skin just melted off of my feet. I use more Aquaphor and cotton socks to keep them hydrated and They look and feel fantastic now."

5. A Foot Peel Mask That Works Especially Well On Tired Heels

Is the skin on your heels especially rough and cracked? If so, this peeling foot mask could be the secret weapon you've been waiting for. Like other foot peels, it goes to work getting rid of dry skin cells, but reviewers report that it's particularly effective for heels.

Enthusiastic Amazon review: "This is incredible. After 6 days and nothing happened I thought I was duped entire foot started to peel. It peeled really thick and it didn't hurt at all. My heels, toes, the balls of my feet feel like brand new skin. This is more than what any pedicure could ever do. I love this stuff. [...] This is the perfect start to sandal season."

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