You might just be dehydrated—or it might be something more serious.
With warm weather finally on the horizon, it’s almost time to take your feet out of hiding and let them bask in the open-toe-sandal glory of spring. But now that they’re out and on display, it might be time to address a problem a lot of us suffer from: peeling skin.”Peeling feet is definitely common, and there are various reasons why,” says Rebecca Pruthi, a doctor of podiatric medicine and owner of Foot Care of Manhattan. “We’re on our feet all the time and the constant pounding and walking can cause cracking and scaling of the skin,” she says.But peeling feet can be about more than just pounding the pavement. Here are seven reasons why your feet might be peeling.