My feet are just as hideous after the fabled soap and glory foot file as before. What am I doing wrong?

(15 Posts)
Tinfoiled Wed 15-Jul-15 10:19:10

I even slapped on some Flexitol for good measure. My feet are still like hobbits.

WaggleBee Wed 15-Jul-15 13:42:22

I wasn't impressed with it. I used Footner instead and now use the S&G file as a maintenance thing.

jamaisjedors Wed 15-Jul-15 13:54:08

You need to do it everyday for quite a while. Keep at it. I'm using a normal file but started about a month ago and have now seen a difference.

CherryBonBon Wed 15-Jul-15 13:55:30

You're doing nothing wrong.

It's shit.

Get an Emjoi Mani Pedi.

Tinfoiled Wed 15-Jul-15 18:25:28

Every day for quite a while?! Sounds like quick fix footner thing will be more up my street. Thanks all.

ThatsNotEvenAWord Wed 15-Jul-15 18:33:28

I find mine to be more effective if I rinse it under the tap before filing

MrsHooolie Wed 15-Jul-15 21:56:52

I find Compeed heel balm much more effective than Flexitol.
With the soap and Glory file I really have to press hard.
I have the emoji mani pedi thing but I don't totally love it.

DollyTwat Wed 15-Jul-15 21:59:15

I've battled with hobbit feet for years
Then I had a mouth infection and got prescribed thrush tablets (to take orally) guess what? My feet are lovely

Think it was mostly athletes foot that I couldn't get rid of with over the counter stuff

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Wed 15-Jul-15 22:01:08

Are you doing it on dry feet?

iwantgin Wed 15-Jul-15 22:15:18

Feet need constant care to stay looking good.

i quite liked the soap and Glory foot file. I also like the Newtons Chiropody sponge.

But whichever - it needs a good cream afterwards. Daily.

I like CSS cream, and Scholl Cracked Heel cream. Either of those do a good job.

I've seen Footner on Groupon recently.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Thu 16-Jul-15 08:34:54

The Newton's sponge is fantastic , I'd forgotten about that.

IMustEatMoreVeg Thu 16-Jul-15 09:30:57

I find that if I soak my feet first then dry them it works really well.

IMustEatMoreVeg Thu 16-Jul-15 09:31:14

The soap and glory foot file, that is.

YouPooPooBumBum Thu 16-Jul-15 09:35:01

I did a footner yesterday. I am already staring at my feet awaiting results - it's highly recommended on here.

FrugalFashionista Thu 16-Jul-15 10:53:02

I love the foot file, acids are too hardcore for me but this is just right for weekly maintenance.

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