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How To Do A Pedicure At Home

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By now we’re all in need of a trip to the parlour but with the outbreak still not under control, that means self-isolation and social distancing continue. But not to worry, there are a few beauty treatments you can do by yourself while under quarantine and the pedicure is one of them. If you’ve been wondering how to do a pedicure at home, then we’ve got just the thing. No need to wait to pamper your feet, just grab the required products, follow our step by step tutorial and prep those little piggies at home.

 

Gather Your Pedicure Supplies To Do Pedicure At Home

Groomed feet speaks volumes about a strong and beautiful woman. And to look good, you do not always need to step out of your home.  It’s time you leave your hectic schedules and make time for yourself. So, if you’re thinking about how to do pedicure at home for myself, we’ve got you covered. From prepping up your feet to polishing them well, there’s nothing we’ve left for you to know how to give your best at-home pedicure.  Below we’ve prepared an ultimate guide for you to know about the ingredients and method you need for doing pedicure at home:

 

Things you’ll need:-

·         Salt 

·         Basin

·         Foot scrub

·         Nail polish remover

·         Towel

·         Moisturizer

·         Nail File

·         Nail Clippers

·         Cuticle Oil

·         Base and

·         Your favourite nail polish

 

Step 1: Out With The Old

The first and foremost thing you need to do is remove your previous nail paint. Use acetone or nail polish remover to get all the nail paint off so that you have a fresh canvas to paint on.

 

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Step 2: Prep Your Feet

Fill the basin with warm water and add the salt. The salt helps freshen up your feet especially if they are sweaty. If you have a few essential oils lying around the house, you can also go ahead and add a bit in the water.

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Step 3: Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate

Using your foot scrub, rub away all the dead skin cells to get moisturized and smooth feet. Make sure to focus on the heels, balls of your feet and don’t forget in-between your toes as well! While scrubbing one foot, remember to keep the other submerged in water.

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Step 4: Trim and File Your Nails

Once you’re done exfoliating, get your nail cutter and filer. First, start by trimming your nails down to your desired size and later smoothen out the edges with your nail file. Make sure to also remove any dirt hiding behind your nails. Once you’re done dip your feet back in the water.

 

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Step 5: Moisturise Thoroughly

Next comes the moisturiser. Your foot treatment wouldn’t be complete without a good foot cream. Wipe your feet dry and make sure to massage the product from your toes all the way up to your calves. This will help hydrate and nourish your skin after all that soaking and scrubbing.

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Step 6: Polish 'Em Up

Now get your nail paints out and start painting your newly cleaned canvas. Make sure to use a base coat first to ensure the longevity of your polish. Let it dry and then add the nail polish colour. Once you’re done, add a topcoat for gloss and shine.

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Step 7: Go The Extra Mile 

And finally, once you’re done and your nail paint is all dried you can go ahead and use cuticle oil or cream. This will keep your toenails healthy and also help your nail paint last longer or at least until we're no longer under quarantine and it's safe to go to the parlour again. 

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Now that you know how to do pedicure at home, get ready to pamper your feet and make them look exceptionally beautiful! Happy feet pampering!!

 

FAQ

What can I use for a pedicure at home?

The things that you need to do a pedicure at home are as follows:

Salt, Basin, Foot scrub, Nail polish remover, Towel, Moisturizer, Nail File, Nail Clippers, Cuticle Oil, Base, Favourite Nail polish, Foot cream, Cotton pads.

Is baking soda Good for pedicure?

Yes, baking soda is very good for doing pedicure at home. Baking soda helps in exfoliating the skin, cleansing the skin, and also helps in refreshing your achy feet. 

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