Dermal heel balm is a non greasy absorbing foot balm. There is no need to wrap your feet in glad wrap or wear socks to bed .It is excellent for the use of repairing dry cracked heels. A tip for succcess.Heel balm cannot be applied to "extremely" dry heel skin and cracks. It will never absorb through that dry layer. The skin must be shaved off be a podiatrist prior to using the heel balm.