Best Balms for Dry Feet

As temperatures drop, cold air tends tends to dry out skin, leaving feet cracked and in need of repair. Foot balms, like creams, can be a great way to provide targeted relief. Some of the best kinds contain deeply nourishing ingredients like shea butter, vitamin E and coconut oil, as well as beeswax for a stay-put and long-lasting solution. Taking these criteria into account, we rounded up some great balms for chapped feet. Read on to stock up on them now.

For more than 75 years, Footwear News has been the shoe authority. Our coverage spans top industry news, retail trends, head-to-toe fashion, athletic and outdoor analysis and more. Footwear News’ global network of editors has carefully curated all product selections featured using our expansive brand knowledge and thorough research to find quality, long-lasting items. If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission.

1. Svasthya Essential Oil Heal All Balm

Svasthya Essential Oil Heal All Balm is made with infused olive and coconut oils to provide intense hydration. It also contains beeswax, which helps creative an invisible barrier on skin that locks in moisture without smothering pores.

Pros: It’s 100% cruelty-free and free of harmful ingredients like preservatives, parabens and sulfates.

Cons: The lid may be difficult to open on the first try.

foot balm
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon

2. Ancient Greek Remedy Organic Foot Cream

What makes this product especially unique is its inclusion of squalene, which is lipid naturally found in most animals and humans that the body produces to lubricate and protect your skin.

Pros: It’s also made with four oils like lavender and grape seed, as well as vitamin E. The product is animal and eco-friendly.

Cons: Some may find the consistency to be too oily.

Ancient Greek Remedy Foot Cream
CREDIT: Amazon


3. Badger Foot Balm

Free of harmful dyes or preservatives, this USDA Certified Organic balm deeply nourishes thanks to tea trea oil, extra virgin olive oil and jojoba oil.

Pros: The tea trea oil also helps fights bacteria to keep feet smelling fresh. Meanwhile, peppermint and rosemary extracts offer a refreshing scent.

Cons: It may take a couple of days for you to see improvements in your skin.

badger foot balm
CREDIT: Amazon


Merrell Sponsored By Merrell

Women in the Wild

Merrell is redefining self-care by empowering and encouraging females to spend more time outside.
Learn More

Access exclusive content