Pedicure Tips at Home

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Pedicure is a process that is used to make soft, smooth and beautiful look of the feet. Here you can follow some steps for getting pedicure tips at home.

Step -1
Remove the old nail polish from the toes. Apply acetone-free remover with cotton pads and rub off the old nail polish.

Step - 2
Mix epsom salt in a tube of warm water and soak the feet for 10-15 minutes. When it became soft, and then removes the dead skin on the nails, feet and heels.

Step - 3
Cut and file nails to get a soft square shape in one direction. It looks more beautiful.

Step - 4
If the toenails are in bad condition. Then use cuticle remover to the base of each nail and apply cuticle oil for 2-4 minutes.

Step - 5
After that you can use cuticle stick or orange stick and press back to the nail for attractive look.

Step - 6
Trim the loose skin by using the cuticle nipper. Don't touch the toe flesh.

Step - 7
Use any lotion on the nail before applying the nail polish.

Step - 8
Last one you can choose favorite nail color and apply two even coats to each nail. Let nails dry for at least 20 minutes.


 

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Thanks sumi ka for the easy & useful tips
 
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  • Pedicure tip 1. Remove polish from toenails.
  • Pedicure tip 2. Fill tub or footbath with warm-not hot-water. Add your favorite bath salts and one tablespoon of olive oil. The salts soften dry skin and calluses, and the olive oil moisturizes the skin. Soak feet for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Pedicure tip 3. Gently rub an exfoliating body scrub on the bottoms of your feet. Rinse your feet with cool water. Rub your heels and the balls of your feet with a pumice stone to remove dead skin and soften-not remove-corns and calluses. Don't use a callus razor, an instrument used for shaving dry skin from the feet. Removing corns and calluses in this manner can lead to serious foot infections.
  • Pedicure tip 4. Thoroughly dry your feet with a clean towel.
  • Pedicure tip 5. Trim toenails, cutting them straight across to prevent ingrown nails. Gently push back cuticles with an orange stick. Don't cut your cuticles, just gently push them back. Cuticles are necessary to prevent bacteria from entering the skin.
  • Pedicure tip 6. Moisturize your entire foot-including your cuticles and in between your toes-with a good foot cream. Massage cream into skin.
  • Pedicure tip 7. Apply a clear polish to your toenails. Wait a few minutes until the polish is dry.
  • Pedicure tip 8. Apply a color polish to your toenails. For more intense color, repeat.
  • Pedicure tip 9. Apply a clear polish to help prevent chipping.
  • Pedicure tip 10. Clean up stray color with a Q-tip dipped in nail polish remover.
Allow toenails to dry for at least 30 minutes-several hours when possible-to prevent smudging.
 

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