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preparing feet for flip flops - how do you do yours?
Didn't know you wore flip flops sally? I've just knackered my feet with some sandals that are too tight across the top I'll have to get myself some more flip flops, need to shave my big toes first though
WRT to foot prep, I use a mint & lemongrass foot scrub on dry feet whilst I'm waiting for my bath to run, give it a really good massage in especially around the heel area. Soak it off in the bath, then dry. Every other night I use a foot file after soaking to get rid of hard skin (lovely), and apply a couple of thin-ish layers of mint & lemongrass foot cream before bed. Takes about 5 - 10 mins all in (not inc bath soak, obv).
I have to grate my heels with a pumice and then cover them in cream and wear socks at night, otherwise they look rally dry and cracked, which I hate. Worth the effort though when people notice my lovely feet!!!
pumice doesn't touch mine. one of those rough cheese-grater type thingies is the only way..plus lavish amts flexitol. then socks, keep on overnight if you can bear it. repeat twice a day until you see difference.
Sit in front of your favourite tv show (I will be doing this in front of Murphy's Law tonight) with your feet in a washing-up bowl of warm water with a few drops of lavender oil, or something nice and relaxing.
Clean your toenails with a decent nailbrush i.e bristles that don't bend.
Gently rub your feet with a pumice or foot file, but I wouldn't be too rough, if they're in a bad way, it may take a few sessions!
Dry feet off, slather in chosen foot cream, pop on socks and relax with a box of choccies to watch the end of the show
Keep on doing this every week until your feet look like a newborns!!