Feet is the most used part of the body – sometimes it stuck in tight fitting shoes or rub them so hard that blisters form then it is a good idea to take care of feet. We know that you want your feet to look soft and shiny for the event but you don’t have much time for parlor then here is the solution – our guide describes you easy steps for a pedicure with a bit of time and a little effort.
- Get all your supplies:
It might feel you can do a lot of things for your pedicure but you need some basic supplies for toe-tempering and it includes a small tub filled with water, nail clippers, a filler, orange stick, a pumice stone or a scrubbing brush, base coat, and a polish of your choice all these are necessary elements – optional accessories may include bath salts for soaking, cuticle oil, and a lotion.
- Get off old nail polish:
It is the first step while you are doing pedicure at home – remove yours pre-exist nail polish on your feet as it is hard to add new color on nails on the top of old one and another fact is that your nails and feet are completely soaked as they are dipped in hot water – so wipe out the old nail polish.
- Soak your feet:
This is the time for relax – fill a small tub or basin with hot water and if you want to add a few bath salts and pour in it and soak your feet inside for ten minutes – you can also change the temperature of tub but make sure the water is not too hot or no too cold; hot water will soften tough part of the feet and remove the dirt and also soften your nails.
- Cut your nails:
After soaking feet in the water now your nails becomes soft and cut down it – trim the nails down to size. The shape of the nail slightly squared and after that use nail-filer to buff down the sharp edges of the nails that might left avoid cutting nails in a rounded form.
If you have cuticle then apply this step although this is optional – you can gently cut away the excessive skin from every nail or use cuticle oil when you are finished. Smooth out the tops of your nail by using buffing pad – use this pad in the same direction for having a better look of each toenail.
- Scrub your feet:
The very purpose that we have started pedicure – now it’s time to move on actual feet use your pumice stone to scrub down the dead part of the heels rub a brush or stone against your heels for the purpose. You have to rub the stone in balanced power to remove the dead part from the heel not harder than that and make sure to rinse water after scrubbing.
- Wipe the dead skin off:
Remove your feet from the water tub and dry them completely using towel – after scrubbing it is important to wipe off the dead skin totally from the feet and feet rendered to be dry. It’s now time to moisturize your skin apply lotion to the feet and if you are using oil moisturized then make sure feet is completely dried.
- Apply color to the feet:
This is time to apply nail polish to your feet – firstly you have to apply a base coat to the nails as protective coat it will prevent your nails from yellowing after that select color of your choice and paint each of your toenails. Work from the center to outwards until all your nails are colored and use a fingernail on the edge to wipe off any polish that sticks to unwanted part. Wait for 15 minutes to dry the polish and then apply top coat for long lasting.