Read this in Hindi. Cracked heels are very common in winter and you might think of treating them at home. But home remedies for cracked heels like soaking them in salt water or applying turmeric. Dr Sonia Tekchandani Dermatologist from Tender Skin International recommends creams you can use to make your heels smooth and prevent and treat cracks. 1. Cutimax--Cutimax is made from liquid paraffin and white paraffin. It moisturises the skin and helps in healing the cracks. Apply it every night before going to bed and you should see the changes in your heels in about a week. 2.