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  STEP BY STEP TO THE PERFECT PEDICURE - by Editor
Do you give your feet the pampering they deserve? Think about it. Our feet have a tough job. We walk around all day in high heels, stand for hours, tread on all sorts of uneven surfaces. And our feet not only have to put up with all this, but they have to do it while supporting our entire body weight! So give your feet a break and inject some tender loving care into their lives. Indulge your feet with the perfect pedicure.
  • Soak your feet in a tub of hot, soapy water.
  • Add salt and essence oils (if you have any).
  • Using a foot file (or a pumice stone or any other scrub), scrub your feet lightly.
  • Remove from tub and wipe your feet with a soft towel
  • Apply a generous amount of cream on your feet till a few inches above the ankles.
  • If you have rose water, keep some in a spray bottle and spray on your feet before starting the pedicure, and a couple of times during the pedicure.
  • Push back your cuticles gently with a cuticle buffer. You can also use this buffer to clean your nails.
  • Clip your toenails. The best way to clip toenails is to go straight across, rounding them off slightly at the ends.
  • Dab a cotton pad with nail polish remover and use it to take off your old polish. Gently press the cotton on your nail, and wipe the polish off, using strokes in the outward direction only.
  • Massage each foot for 5-10 minutes. Concentrate on the heels, and any other dry and cracked areas of the foot.
  • Separate your toes with tiny wedges of cotton, and apply two coats of nail polish. Remember to let the polish dry before applying a second coat.
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Name: DHEERAJ AGRAWAL
City:   VARANASI
Comments:   GOOD TIP I USED TO SEARCH SOMETING FOR THE FEET NOW BY USING THIS I CAN FEEL RELAX
Name: Carol
City:   Mumbai
Comments:   I am started to get corn under my feet which are painful when I walk barefeet or on hard shoes. Please advice some remedies for the same.
Name: Renuka Totla
City:   Mumbai
Comments:   Easy way to clean your feet at home
Name: harsha s ambe
City:   MUMBAI
Comments:   REALLY RELAXING.
Name: sankari sundaram
City:   DELHI
Comments:   i am having corns under my feet which are very painfull not only when i am walking, when iam having rest also, even when iam taking rest in bed also. Please advice some remedies for the same.
Name: ARUNA
City:   MALAYSIA
Comments:   I AM ALWAYS HAVING BACK ACHE ESPECIALLY AFTER I HAVE GIVEN BIRTH NOW FOR ABOUT 2 YEARS ALREADY. IT HURTS SO BAD IN THE MORNING WHEN I WAKE UP. NEED ADVICE
Name: srinivas
City:   bangalore (india)
Comments:   i have lot of hair on my chin, near the eye brows i like to remove unwanted hair permanently , please give me idea and suggession to remove hair, please mention in bangalore
Name: fara
City:   chennai
Comments:   i hv got a scar on my hand can u pls e-mail ny homemade remedies
Name: to srinivas
City:   whats a cityNULL
Comments:   hair on chin and eyebrows find a suitable place in the beauty unit of Affinity in Bangalore. I dunno the exact address..but ive seen it.Its in Sadashivnagar...somewhere near the Foodworld.
Name: sujatab
City:   mumbai
Comments:   put little hydrogen peroxide and shampoo .lime juice to water take water hot as much hot as you can bear
Name: Kt
City:   NY
Comments:   As much as i clean my feet there is always dirt right in the very corners of my toenails. The nails also split easy. how can i make them stronger and deal with the dirt stuff
Name: mary
City:   karachi
Comments:   HI MY COLOUR IS FAIR BUT MY FEET COLOUR IS VERY BLACK I AM DOING PEDICURE BUT IS SAME .PLEASE ADVICE TOWHITEN MY FEET HOW HOW HOW.
Name: Namrata
City:   London
Comments:   The technique is very good. I had this simple pedicure done by my partner. Very relaxing. Massage at least 20 to 25 minutes, its really relaxing
Name: neha
City:   bhopal
Comments:   i've really dark elbows & toe finger,i've really tried the lemon technique but it is of no help. plz suggest a remedy that really works.
Name: rashmi
City:   calicut
Comments:   eh this sound too easy. will try
Name: Monea'
City:   Houston
Comments:   I like you technique. I will try it one day and if it works I'll give a shout out. HOLLA!!!
Name: chitra
City:   blr
Comments:   can someone suggest any pedicure that can be done at home...while being pregnant...i am into the 9th month now and hate going to parlours with long queues and being in the air-conditioned rooms which can be quite suffocating!! pls write back.!!:)
Name: alana
City:   trinidad
Comments:   i gonna try da too
Name: Alicia
City:   Auckland
Comments:   Mary, when you go out in the sun do you put sunblock on your feetNULL it will stop them from getting darker. I can't wait to try out this pedicure! I love this site!
Name: jessica
City:   abu dhabi
Comments:   there is a question plz answer that i have dark black paches on my both foots so should i use same pedicurel or any thing else can u please answer
Name: saigita
City:   hydrabad
Comments:   My feet sweat a lot.Please tell me some tips to keep them dry & clean.
Name: shipla
City:   dhaka
Comments:   my feet r very dry, & black . they look soooo bad. what can i do now 2 make them softerNULL thanx.
Name: mal
City:   USA
Comments:   I scrub my feet with a pumice stone when am in the shower. I soap my feet first before I sscrub them. Then I dry them and apply moisturising cream at the same time giving it a good massage. And it leaves my feel lookign shiny and smooth. Like I had just done a professional pedicure. I have really dry skin and this really helps my feet look supple.
Name: luvagurl
City:   U.S.A
Comments:   I WILL DEFINATELY TRY THAT BECUZ ME FEET GET DRY AFTER SHOWERS SOMTIMES AND I BUY EVERY PRODUCT TO TRY TO SMOOTHIN THEM BUT NOTHING REALLY WORKS
Name: Juhi
City:   Hyd
Comments:   Saigita, Wash and dry your feet than apply some cornstarch or powder to them to keep them dry. In summer months you may want to do this 2 times after bath than again mid afternoon.
Name: Shruti
City:   Florida, USA
Comments:   I have hard skin in both feets. It is not hurting me. Please tell me how to remove hard skin. Thank you very much.
Name: Poonam
City:   Hyderabad
Comments:   hi all just read few of questions by you guys... if your feet are darker than your body skin you can use few of the thins like while pedicure put sone bleech powder just a pinch of it in the water add some hydrogen peroxide and little rose water . also when ever you get a chance may be while watching tv or sitting idle just take potato slice and ub it on your feet.potato slice are also helpful in removing skin patches anywhere on your skin. if your feet sweat alot always apply some telcom powder before wearing your sleepers. for hard skin or if you want your feet baby soft... before going to bed wash your feet with warm water you can add sendha salt in it wipe with soft towel and apply some vaseline on it... if you need any home made remedies for your skin you can mail me at reachpoonam77gmail
Name: saress
City:   Seattle
Comments:   this is very relaxing and an easy thing to do when you have time to spare at home
Name: Tiya
City:   Delhi
Comments:   I love my feet...But ur advice was helpful....
Name: sweta
City:   pune
Comments:   oh! its a very good & easy tips. THANKS.
Name: taranpreet
City:   delhi
Comments:   hi this is preeti and i have a problem. iam having black coloured ankle. i have applied lemon and sugar but no effect. plz suggest me some home remedy to get rid of it.
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City:   ahkihjmdka
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Name: cash
City:   London
Comments:   Hello! Good site! I´m From Khazahstan! I´m doing well! Thank you!
Name: brenda
City:   fucktown
Comments:   i didnt like this artical i do not think lil kids should be doing this to there feet and you guys are imspiring them do to that!!!!
Name: LAUREN :)
City:   england
Comments:   I HAVENT TRYED THIS YET BUT IM SURE IT WILL BE GOOD IM GNA TRY IT IN THE MORNING BUT I JUST WONDERD IF THERES ANYTHINK TO GT RID OF MY INGROWING TOE NAIL OR ANYTHINK TO HELP IT. ITS VERY PAINFULL AND ALSO I HAVE BAD BACK ACHES DO U NA IF I CULD GT ANYTHIK TO HELP THAT OR DO ANYTHINK THANKYOUU X
Name: Anna
City:   Indiana
Comments:   One of the best ways to have soft and clear skin on the feet is to soak them in plain white vinegar from the store. You can even warm it a little if it´s too cold for you. Afterwards, dry them, apply thick Vaseline, wrap with thin plastic (like Saran wrap), put socks over it, and leave as long as you can. You´ll be surprised how pretty your feet will be. You can also do the same to hands.
Name: niti
City:   orissa
Comments:   to improve coplexion of feet
Name: agnes
City:   Delhi
Comments:   I LOVE MY LEGS & FEEt PLS GIVE ME SOME GOOD TIPS THAT I CAN DO EASILY. THANK YOU.
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City:   paris
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City:   cooloui
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Name: morineari coclu
City:   delhi
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Name: Iqra
City:   Toronto
Comments:   Very easy and soothing pedicure. What other product can you use to substitute for essence oils?
Name: saima
City:   thane
Comments:   its is very good but can u suggest any tips for my elbows and knees which is very black
Name: pooja
City:   mumbai
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Name: LEENA MATHEW
City:   DELHI
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Name: malini
City:   chennai
Comments:   dis s really very useful tip to me n hav a question ,i have a dark and thick cuticles.wil tis procidure help me?
Name: radhika
City:   poona
Comments:   i have really ugly feet.. im 17.. nd get tanned all the time .. my feel are dark . plus my nails are uneven .. i really get complexd ....plz...help me out ...
Name: Aarti
City:   Delhi
Comments:   Wash ur feet before going to bed. Mix Glycerine and rose water in equal amount in a bottle. Apply it on ur feet. It will make ur feet soft and removes dryness. u can apply it on ur hands also, it acts as natural moisturizer.
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