There is nothing sadder than coarse and dried feet. You may struggle more with dry feet during the chillier winter months, or your numerous excursions to the beach may make the summer a more challenging time to keep your feet looking their best. Here I offer three easy tips to keep your feet soft and smooth year-round.
Use A Natural Pumice Stone Or Soap Once Or Twice Each Week
If you struggle with thicker skin on your heels or the sides of your toes, using a natural pumice stone is easy to keep this dry skin exfoliated.
Avoid the temptation of rubbing too hard, and instead, be consistent by gently exfoliating twice each week.
Equally efficient are exfoliating soaps.
Lotion socks can be purchased online or in your local department stores, but making your own is simple by using a pair of casual socks.
Designate one pair of thick and comfortable 100% cotton or 100% bamboo socks as your lotion socks. Lather your feet with lotion before bed, and place the socks on your feet while you sleep.
The goal is to wear the same socks repeatedly, allowing the lotion to penetrate the fibres of your socks. Since you only wear these socks at bedtime, they need only be washed once a week. Wear nightly until your feet feel smoother, then scale back to 1 or 2 days a week.
If you have really let your feet go or want to get your feet spring and summer-ready, a professional pedicure might be the best way to go. Not only will your polish look perfect, but the professional exfoliating tools will accelerate the process of smoothing dry areas.
It is easy to keep your feet soft and smooth with minimal changes to your weekly beauty routine, so go ahead and give one (or more)of these a try.
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