Pamper your feet at home

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Pampering our feet is often a luxury we keep only when we visit a foot spa or a salon. Very often our feet are the most neglected part of the body. We have listed simple steps that will allow you to take care of your feet all year around. One good thing to follow at any point of time is to wash your feet thoroughly after you are back at home. Use lukewarm water to wash your feet and a mild cleanser to get the grime and dirt out of the feet completely.

You need to know that well groomed feet contribute greatly to your overall beauty and personality. For most of us, foot care is not a priority despite the fact that our feet bear the weight of our body all through the day and they could do with a bit of pampering!You don’t need to step to a beauty salon to get a pedicure and you can indulge in one right at the comfort of your home. So, if you are ready, here is what you need:

  • Bucket with warm water (or water as hot as you can take)
  • Foot Soak
  • Foot Scrub
  • Nail clippers and files
  • Intenser moisturizing cream
Getting the pedicure done at your home in 5 simple steps
  1. Start with washing your feet thoroughly. Use a mild soap to cleanse it thoroughly at pat dry. Cut your nails and file them to the desired shape.
  2. Soak your feet in a pail of warm water (or as hot as you can take). Add a fistful of foot soak to it to help you relax. You can also add a fistful of rock salt and a few drops of peppermint and lavender essential oil if you do not have a foot soak at home. Soak your feet for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Take out your feet and apply a bit of exfoliating scrub and massage your feet in circular motions for at least 3 minutes for each foot. Dip your feet in the water again to cleanse the feet and pat dry completely.
  4. Take a generous portion of the intense moisturizing cream and massage your feet with the cream till it is completely absorbed. If your feet feels dry, you can use some more cream to nourish the feet.
  5. Take a towel dipped in hot water and squeeze out the excess water. Wrap this towel around your feet for complete relaxation. The hot towel will act as a compress and relax your tired feet and also help to wipe away excess oil.
That is all you need to do to keep your feet relaxed and rejuvenated and the best part is that you do not need to step out of the comfort of your home to get a pedicure. If you have dry heels that are prone to cracking, it is advised that you use a night oil for your feet that will pamper your feet as you sleep. The oils will soak in the feet and leave them looking moisturized and relaxed. You can also purchase the foot care kit from Omved that has everything you need to pamper your feet. The Feet Basics Kit includes a foot soak, exfoliating scrub, moisturizing cream and a night oil that will pamper and nourish your feet as you sleep.
Do you have your own home remedy of pampering your feet? Do let us know in the comments section and we will publish the best tip in our social media. 
 

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