Like facials and other skincare treatments, leg and feet treatments have become quite popular these days. When you wear a dress or casual clothes, you ensure that you wear the most elegant, stylish shoes or sandals. However, any kind of footwear looks good only if your feet are clean and moisturised. Read further to find out how to do pedicure using different types of foot scrub.
Cracked and dried out feet look ugly and unhealthy. Pedicure is the answer to all these skin problems. If you find that your feet is dry, and have cracks all over, it is time to get a foot scrub. A foot scrub works the same way as a facial exfoliant.
Benefits of foot scrub
Foot scrub exfoliates the dead cells, especially in the hairless areas of your feet. A good foot scrub should have one of these exfoliating agents - sea salt, brown sugar, Epsom salt, oatmeal. Foot scrubs makes the skin soft and supple, and makes it glow with health.
Different types of foot scrubs
Below, you will find various types of foot scrubs that you can make at your home, thus saving you hundreds of pounds. Foot scrub using brown sugar This home-made foot scrub acts very much like the brown sugar body scrub. You can make this scrub using 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 2 tablespoons ground oats, 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon almond oil or olive oil. Mix these in a large bowl and mix until a paste is formed. Massage gently on your feet and rinse off with lukewarm water. Salt foot scrub The ingredients for this scrub are one cup of sea salt or Epsom salt, half cup of cold water and two drops of lavender essential oil. Add water to sea salt and lavender oil to make a paste. Apply it on your feet in circular motions, and rinse off with warm water. Coffee foot scrub You will need 4 tablespoons of ground coffee, 3 tablespoons of corn meal or ground oatmeal, 3 tablespoons of sea salt or Epsom salt, 3 tablespoons of olive or almond oil and 2 drops of lavender oil to make coffee foot scrub. Do not forget to clean your feet before applying the aforementioned home-made scrubs.