How to Remove Calluses on Feet

This article will share some natural tips on how to remove calluses from feet. So many of us suffer from these hard little patches of built-up skin! Don´t worry, it’s perfectly normal, when a body part continually rubs against something the tender skin forms a protective barrier of hard skin to protect the area it feels is in danger of an injury, this hard skin is called a callus and they are most common on the hands and feet.

It takes time to get rid of them, but it can be done. There are some good natural and inexpensive homemade solutions to remove calluses on feet or other areas of your body:

Remove Calluses on Feet

Sugar Scrub:
Put ¾ cup of granulated sugar in a dry jar, add enough mineral oil to form a loose paste, you can add peppermint, spearmint, sandalwood, musk, or any essential oil you choose (optional). Mix together, then scrub and gently massage, you can use this anywhere you want to have smooth, soft skin. Do this before shaving your legs, it feels incredible!


Pineapple Peel and Oils:

Cut strips of pineapple peel and cover the callus completely, then tape the pineapple peel in place and leave it on for a couple hours and repeat daily for one week, changing when necessary. The enzymes and acid content of the fresh pineapple will remove calluses.

calluses natural remedy

Another option is to apply wheat germ oil, castor oil, sesame oil, coconut oil, or olive oil on the callused area several times a day.

How to Remove Calluses on Feet Naturally

[Last Updated on May 25th 2014]

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  1. Very interesting…I will try few of them…thanks.

  2. Rosy Ferrara says:

    very interesting…I love everything that is natural.

  3. Zina Lee says:

    Who is going to seriously tape a pineapple rind to their foot for a week? Seriously, this has to be a troll.

  4. Laura Haynes says:

    I'd like to try the pineapple idea just to see the look on my husband's face when he saw me with my feet propped up with pineapple peel tied to them LOL.

  5. Azadeh G says:

    You can even rub freshly sliced pineapple chunks to your face for the best enzyme peel in the world! non-irritating, non-drying, it's an amazing way to do a "mini-peel" and get smooth soft skin!

  6. MikeandTina Ramsay says:

    Leave the pineapple taped to your feet for a week? Maybe I'm reading this wrong…but I certainly cannot go to work with pineapple peel taped to my feet. Perhaps you could try taping it on overnight for a week.

    1. Jacqueline Maccagnano says:

      It says tape it on for a few hours and repeat for a week, as in do it daily. Perhaps after work?

  7. Kate Weiss Prendergast says:

    I use coconut oil for everything, cooking, skin & hair. I love it!!

  8. I want a natural remedy for nail funus

    1. Nayda Mendoza Segarra says:

      tea tree oil

    2. Nayda Mendoza Segarra says:

      tienda de productos organicos, supermercado maybe or walmart, revisa q diga 100% puro y natural

    3. Heather Baxter says:

      Apple Cider Vinegar or even can siak them in wine with citrus fruit sliced into the bowl.

    4. Heather Baxter says:


  9. I love the way so many people want to use "natural" ingredients. Natural doesn't necessarily mean good. Eaten any toadstools lately –
    so natural

  10. Diane Peterson Thomas says:

    Yes my Dr. said avoid mineral oil on your skin in all products.