Foot Peels, Masks, Scrubs and Exfoliators

Looking for an exfoliating foot scrub, mask or peel like the Baby Foot Peel to treat rough spots on the feet?  There are many products to smooth rough feet.  Here is a list of our favorite masks, peels, and scrub for the feet. Make sure you use a thick heavy foot moisturizer afterwards to further soften the skin on your feet.  You can sleep with a foot cream under socks so that you can smooth and soften your feet overnight. Follow the instructions on the exfoliating foot product that you choose.  These are the best foot exfoliators that I could find.

Leslie Baumann MD

Baby Foot Original Exfoliant Foot Peel

Baby Foot

Baby Foot Original Exfoliant Foot Peel


ISDIN Uradin Lotion 10


ISDIN Uradin Lotion 10


Why does rough skin on the feet need exfoliation?

Rough skin on the feet, especially hard skin on the feet, needs exfoliation to effectively remove dead skin from the feet and prevent issues like cracked heels. Exfoliation is crucial for eliminating the buildup of dead skin cells, which can lead to discomfort and other skin concerns. By removing these layers, exfoliation helps to reveal new, healthy skin, ensuring the feet remain smooth and well-maintained.

What is the best way to exfoliate feet?

The best way to exfoliate feet is by using specialized tools and products designed for foot care, such as foot scrubbers, foot masks, pumice stones, sugar scrubs, salt foot scrubs, or brushes. These methods effectively slough off dead skin, targeting areas with hard skin and calluses. Sugar and salt foot scrubs offer a gentler option, polishing and rejuvenating the skin for a smoother finish.

How often should feet be exfoliated?

The frequency of foot exfoliation should be tailored to individual needs, based on factors like the presence of calluses, hard skin, scaling, or simple dryness. Generally, exfoliating once a week is adequate for most people to keep the feet soft and healthy. Those with more severe conditions might need to exfoliate more frequently at first, then adjust to a regular maintenance schedule to prevent over-exfoliation.