How to Give Yourself a Pedicure

You have to take good care of your feet to prevent dry skin, cracked heels and dirty nails, and the best way to do this is by getting a pedicure. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to go to the beauty salon everytime you want to get a pedicure done. You can easily do it at home by using the instructions below and have fresh, good looking feet in no time.

Things Required:

– Nail polish remover
– Nail cutter
– Small tub
– Orange stick
– Cuticle pusher
– Olive oil
– Sugar
– Nail polish 

Instructions

  • 1

    Remove nail polish and trim your nails



    Before you begin the pedicure, you should remove any existing nail polish from your nails. Make sure there is no nail polish on any of your nails so you can properly clean and trim them using a nail cutter.


  • 2

    Soak feet in warm water



    Add some warm water to a small tub and soak your feet in it for a good 15 minutes. Make sure the water is not too hot so that you don't burn your skin. Soaking your feet will soften the skin and make it easier to remove any dirt on them.


  • 3

    Push back cuticles



    Once you are done soaking your feet, use a cuticle pusher or an orange stick to push back the cuticles on your feet. You should also clean the nails with the help of the orange stick.


  • 4

    Foot massage



    Mix a small amount of olive oil with sugar and nicely massage your feet for a few minutes. This will remove all the dry skin and dirt and your feet will be clean. Rinse and wash your feet properly after massaging them.


  • 5

    Moisturize feet and apply nail polish



    After you wash and dry your feet, use a moisturizer on them and finally apply a fresh coat of your preferred nail polish.


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