Out of all of the parts of the body, the foot is often
the first to be neglected. Pedicure is the care of the feet,
legs and toenails. Here we will see the tools required for
pedicure and the procedure. Thus with a little pampering on
a regular basis of your feet you can take care of them and
you will have feet that will look beautiful and sexy.
Things Required For
Two basins large enough for footbath
Cotton wool and buds
Enamels either coloured or frosted
Liquid soap or shampoo
Luke warm water
Oil or cream
Soak your feet in warm soapy water for a couple of minutes
then pat them dry. Make sure that you cover your toenails
Remove any old enamel from your toenails with cotton wool
and enamel remover.
Use your nail clippers to file and cut your nails. File your
toenails to take off any rough edges, but only straight across.
Take your tipped orange stick and put some cuticle cream on,
massage into the cuticles in circular movements. Clean the
foot using nailbrush, foot scrapper and pumice stone.
Re-soak your feet for a couple of minutes.
Again with your tipped orange stick apply cuticle remover
to the cuticles.
Wet your cuticle knife to carefully lift the cuticle.
Re-soak again and then dry thoroughly.
Apply a good moisturiser all over your foot and ankle take
the time to gently rub it in. Also at this time you can lightly
dust between your toes with a medicated talc or foot powder.
Apply your base coat and wait for it to dry. Pick your nail
polish and paint on. Don't forget the topcoat for coloured
One last thing, use your orange stick and enamel remover to
remove all traces of enamel left on the skin to make a really
Some important Tips
Wash your feet regularly - to avoid a fungal infection which
will cause athletes foot.
Make sure that you always dry them properly, even in between
Exfoliate your feet often - once a week.
Apply medicated foot powders, anti-perspirant and refreshing
Massage for relaxation and to get the blood circulation going.
Only ever cut your toe nails straight across to avoid in growing
Wear cotton socks to absorb moisture from your feet.
Buy correct fitting shoes.
Alternate your footwear. If possible wear shoes that will
let your feet breath - either a sandal or leather shoes.
Always remember to keep your implements clean: if they are
left dirty they may harbour germs and cause infections.
the muscles of your feet with these after-pedicure exercises
your feet and point you toes downward. Hold it for three seconds.
Repeat it 10 times. Place your feet on a rolling pin or talcum
powder tin and roll it back and forth.