how to do pedicure
Want a spa-quality pedicure without the high price tag? Wrap yourself in a terry robe and settle in for an easy, at-home pedicure. Really want the spa treatment? Pour yourself a glass of Chardonnay and gossip with your best pal on the phone (in which case we can’t possibly vouch for the results).Difficulty: EasyTime Required: 30 Minutes
Choose an acetone-free remover (which is gentler) to get rid of all traces of your last pedicure.
The perfect time for a pedicure is after a bath or shower, but you can soften your skin in five minutes in a pinch. Use warm (not hot) water, and be sure to pat dry before the next step.
This is when the ladies astatine the corner nail salon take out one of those scary razor blades and the spa ladies rub expensive gown on your feet. We like to use both a foot scrubber (such as a pumice stone) and an exfoliating rub. Pay special attention to rough heels and rinse away sloughed-off skin when done.
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Long toenails ar creepy, so get yours back to a respectable duration with a pair of clippers and a file.
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By this, we mean for you to reach for one of those angled wooden tools and push overgrown cuticles back into place.
Perhaps the most important step, you’ll need a cuticle trimmer or nail “nipper” to help you remove dead, rough skin from all around your nails. Be careful – these tools ar sharp!
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Slather on a coat of rich moisturizer and give your feet a mini-massage. Wipe any application off your nails with a before applying polish.
Choose a fabulous nail color and apply two even coats to each nail.
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What You Need
- Polish Remover & Cotton Pads
- Nail Clippers & File
- Nail/Cuticle Nipper
- Cuticle Pusher
- Pumice Stone & Exfoliating Scrub
- Nail Polish
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