Is it possible to do Pedicure at home? Yes! it can be done easily at home.
What is a Pedicure? How to do pedicure at home?
A pedicure is a therapeutic therapy for our feet it will help remove dead skin cells, remove dust dirt and also soften harden skin around your heel. Women’s feet are mostly exposed to the environment as the type of footwear are mostly open and not covered as in case of men. Thus pedicure becomes a regular must do on our list, otherwise, how can we flaunt our footwear.
Always visiting a salon from our busy schedule is not possible, so let’s discover some of the easy ways to do a pedicure at home as per our own comfort and easily available products.
Things you will need
-Tub of warm water
-Bath salt/rock salt/shampoo
-Pumice stone/foot file
-Nail polish remover
Pedicure at home steps
Let’s see the steps involved in a simple yet easy pedicure
- Cleaning or remove acrylic nail (Nail polish removing)
- Nail shaping-file your nails as per your choice
- Soak your feet
- Moisturize your feet
- Glam your nails
Cleaning: remove nail polisher already applied with help of cotton pad and a polish remover. A huge range and variety of nail polish remover are available in the market, Go and explore as per your choice. Shape your nails as per our choice in round or square shape. Whatever is easy for you to maintain. In the meantime add some bath salts or rock salt to the tub of warm water along with few drops of shampoo. A quick tip if you have some infection or just having a malodor add up few drops of the original Dettol liquid In this way, it will kill all the germs and give a better protection.
Soaking your feet in the tub filled with warm water, before soaking your feet apply cuticle softener cream, honey on your nails. now you’re ready to soak in the tub. Sit back and relax for 20-25minutes. Adding rock salt can also help you get rid of inflammations.
Exfoliate your feet after soaking, just before exfoliation removes off the cuticle cream. With the help of cuticle pusher. Gently push back your cuticles. Scrub your feet with the help of pumice stone. You can also use a foot file. Exfoliation or scrubbing will help you get rid off dead skin, rough and dry flakes.
Homemade Pedicure scrub recipe
Coconut and salt scrub mix 1cup of sea salt or rock salt, with 1/4cup of coconut oil and 1/4cup of vitamin E oil. Here you can substitute coconut oil with olive oil also. If vitamin e is not available just use a vitamin E capsule. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. This scrub will remove dead skin along with giving a moisturizing effect.
You can also use a marketed foot Scub. Explore according to your requirements.
Now that dead skin is removed from feet, we need to lock it with a great and heavy moisturizer. The skin around your feet is usually drier and needs more moisturizing thus we have a different range of foot cream available in the market. You may use any marketed foot cream for massaging into your feet. other than this you can use a heavy moisturizer such has Nivea cream or a body butter.
Glaming your nails, its the most trending beauty trend today. Add a pop of fresh color to our nail make them look vibrant and trendy. Right from shiny to matt all various effects can be achieved with the huge range of products available in the market.
Always give extra attention towards your feet as its the base of your body you have to stand every day on your feet. Due to various stress and dry condition you might also get cracked heels. Cracked heels can be painful at times. Few quick tips to get rid of crack heels:
1. Always clean your heel with a pumice stone or a foot filer.
2. use good and heavy moisturizer or your feet
3. Melt a candle in a double boiler and when slightly cool, brush it on the heels and allow it to solidify.
This remedy is best followed at night. Put on cotton socks and go to bed. In the morning, remove the socks and peel off the layer of wax. Follow it daily for a week and you will find a huge difference in the way your feet look and feel.
Chipped nails are also a sign of excessive dry feet(2), overexposure to nail polish or due to vitamin deficiency. Coconut oil is very nourishing for weak and brittle nails. The saturated fat in coconut oil works as a great moisturizer. It will also prevent many kinds of nail infections. Often the main culprit behind brittle nails is lack of moisture. Vitamin E oil is a great remedy to keep your nails moisturized and hydrated. It will also help strengthen and nourish your nails and cuticles. If you notice your nails turned yellow due to regular use of nail color, please let them breathe. A quick tip: rub lemon slices on the toenails on a regular basis and allow the juice to soak in. This will help you gain the natural color of your nail.
Now that you have a bunch of tip and tricks do pamper your feet and let us know about your experience. Have happy feet!