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I am going to do footner for the first time today. Anyone with me?

(373 Posts)
justjuanmorebeer Sat 07-Jun-14 11:33:37

I am quite excited. Just waiting for my boots delivery then gonna do it later. Shall I leave the socks on for the hour?

JenniMoo Sat 07-Jun-14 11:44:08

I would love to try it, but seems a bit expensive. I'm sure I'll be tempted before long. Good luck!

FurryDogMother Sat 07-Jun-14 11:52:58

I did it, with impressive results - yes, leave the socks on for an hour - and don't expect results for a few days, then all of a sudden, the bottom of your foot falls off!

justjuanmorebeer Sat 07-Jun-14 11:55:04

Ok I have them on now!!! I really hope it works my heels are a state. They are on buy one get one half price currently.

spookyskeleton Sat 07-Jun-14 11:55:39

what is footner??

WillowMoo Sat 07-Jun-14 11:55:58

Sooo jealous, love the footner experience blush Have done it twice before, had ok results with leaving the socks on for an hour but had sooooo much better results with leaving them on for 2hrs [mankyfeet] Also sitting with your feet in warm water for the next few nights really speeds up the grossness result! Enjoying the pickings blush

Lucy61 Sat 07-Jun-14 11:59:31

You'll have new feet in a weeks time! In the meantime, be prepared for lots of dead skin peeling of gradually over the coming week. Not a good look at first and strongly advise hiding them from the general public. Well worth it in the end.

spookyskeleton Sat 07-Jun-14 12:00:07

OK have googled it now - looks amazing as my feet are so manky!!

However it says that you can't have nail polish on, would that be the same for shellac nails??

JenniMoo Sat 07-Jun-14 16:04:35

I've ordered it so will do mine next week. Keep us posted on the peely action!

justjuanmorebeer Sat 07-Jun-14 22:56:35

I am so excited for the action. Seriously. I will def update the thread. Nothing happening so far at all. But if I really do have new feet in a week I will be so happy.

FoxyHarlow123 Sat 07-Jun-14 23:39:17

I did mine recently. Absolutely amazing. Nothing happened for a few days and so I soaked my feet and then literally all my skin just fell off! 2 weeks on, they're getting a few hard areas again, so I'm going to do it again soon but leave on for 2 hours and soak feet every night. You'll be amazed though at how soft your feet are!

Coumarin Sun 08-Jun-14 02:30:22

I love Footner, one of the best recommendations off here.

Did it last year and my feet are still looking good although they could do with another do now. Saving it for before I go on my holiday at the end of Summer.

<must resist>

spookyskeleton Sun 08-Jun-14 08:52:11

Does anyone know if it can ruin Shellac/gel nails??

Am desperate to try this so might wait until the night before I am due to have my nails re-done and then if it does ruin it, it doesn't matter.

Am I also right in assuming that you can't wear sandals/flip flops whilst it is peeling for fear of leaving a trail of skin everywhere??

Coumarin Sun 08-Jun-14 11:35:26

I don't know properly but it is very strong so I'd suspect it would have the same effect on shellac etc as it does in ordinary varnish.

Your feet will peel a lot so look pretty grim for a few days. I didn't shed skin everywhere as I soaked my feet each night and it came off then but I wouldn't have wanted my feet in display whilst the skin was peeling.

FoxyHarlow123 Sun 08-Jun-14 12:59:24

It had no effect on my nail polish.

justjuanmorebeer Sun 08-Jun-14 13:21:46

I had nail polish on when I did it and it is still on now so no effect so far. Also no peelage yet.

FoxyHarlow123 Sun 08-Jun-14 13:24:15

U wait! U won't believe it when it comes off. It's not just a bit of light peeling. U could make another foot from it!!!! Soak your feet to hurry it along.

justjuanmorebeer Sun 08-Jun-14 18:40:34

I don't have a bath so I might do a bowl of hot water now.

Coumarin Sun 08-Jun-14 19:52:09

Oh yes, definitely soak your feet every night.

RhondaJean Sun 08-Jun-14 19:58:48

I've never heard of this!

Must give it a go ASAP.

spookyskeleton Sun 08-Jun-14 20:04:10

So I ended up in boots today and purchased this grin. Have just taken the socks off now.

When you all say you speak your feet every night, do you wait until the peeling starts and then do it or do you do it from the night after you have used the socks?

Coumarin Sun 08-Jun-14 20:56:58

I did it from night one Skeleton Seemed to hurry the process along although I was hmm when nothing had happened by day 4. Then I woke up the next morning with zombie feet grin.

spookyskeleton Sun 08-Jun-14 21:08:22

Thanks. I soaked them after I took the socks off so will do it every night. Just need to time my yoga classes this week as I don't want to leave a trail of dead skin around my mat wink

sinningsaint Sun 08-Jun-14 21:09:56

I've been gifted the socks from my SIL today (she won them in a raffle grin) or maybe she's just trying to tell me something do you all apply vaseline to the top of your foot or do you not bother?

WillowMoo Sun 08-Jun-14 21:31:23

Never even thought of vaseline-ing before but never really needed to as the top of my feet were ok

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