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How about those Feet?
Isn't it the truth that when your feet hurt, you just don't feel like being bothered. Maybe your job requires you to spend most of the day on your feet or you've just been running around and your feet have taken a beating. I think it's about time to stop and gives those dogs, tootsies, piggies, or whatever you call your feet some TLC, and I have some natural care advice to help you.
Don't just sit down and trim your toenails or paint them for the sake of vanity, because a proper pedicure requires a foot soak, a nail trim which prevents in-grown toenails, and removal of hard skin and calluses which if gone unchecked can lead to painful corns. Cuticles should be pushed down,(not cut) and the feet and calves massaged with cream or oil. An olive oil base product is especially nourishing. Painting the nails will last longer if they have a clear undercoat.
Extra Hard Skin
Hard skin on the feet requires extra exfoliation which require a pumice stone. Moisten the stone and add a few drops of pepperment or rosemary essential oil to it and begin to scrub for an invigorating experience. Concentrate mostly on the heels, the balls of your feet and the big toes where the skin is usually the hardest.
Your Choices and Tips for Happy Feet!
1. Cool down hot feet with a peppermint and aloe vera gel rub.
2. Base oils for feet are olive, avocado, and sesame.
3. Soothe hot and tired feet with a vegetable oil massage spiked with clove oil which has anesthetic properties.
4. Soak feet in warm water with tea tree, pine, or eucalyptus oils to wipe out odors.
5. Exercise and strengthen muscles in the feet by rolling each foot on a tennis ball while sitiing down.
6. Detoxify your entire body with only a 20 minute foot soak in warm water. Just add two tablespoons of rock salt. Follow with a oil massage.
7. Ladies, ditch those high heels whenever you can to avoid bunions and ankle problems..
8. Change socks and nylons daily to avoid foot fungus or infections.
9. Never wear socks or shoes that are too small because it is necessary for your feet to breathe,
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