ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Pedicures - Getting your Feet Ready for Summer

Updated on April 23, 2011

A pedicure is one of the best ways to get your feet ready for the Summer months. It is a delicious foot spa your feet will thank you for! All year long our feet are cramped up in shoes or sneakers. With the Summer approaching, it is the time to let your feet, to strut their stuff!

No matter where you live, if you are wearing shoes day in and day out, your feet will need a pedicure at one time or another. A pedicure is a good idea any time, not only for the Summer months.

There is nothing worse then someone wearing a pair of sandals with dry crusty feet and corns a blazing. This unsightly problem does not have to be your fate. Just get a pedicure!

Pedicured Feet
Pedicured Feet

What is a Pedicure?

The pedicure can be traced back over 4,000 years in southern Babylonia, and it's Latin meaning is the care of feet.

This please was only afforded the royalty and the wealthy. Sandals were also the footwear of the day, which they wore all year around. Perhaps, this was their obsession with the pedicure and foot beauty.

A pedicure the the process of improving the appearance and comfort of the feet, by removing old dead skin by means of soaking, and sloughing off dead skin, that build up on the heel and balls of the feet.

A pedicure also involved trimming an manicuring the toenails. A pedicure will also include a foot massage

Any where you can get your nails done, you can usually get a pedicure as well. Why not treat yourself to a day at the spa and get a relaxing massage and pedicure.  Just make sure the establishment is safe and sanitary.

Not Just for Women

Pedicures are not only for women, but is a wonderful way to treat or pamper your man. A man's feet may need as much or even more attention than a woman's. So, you guys out there who believe that only sissy's getting a pedicure, man up and go get your feet done.

You will enjoy the attention of a lovely lady caring for your rusty dusty's and you will feel so much better when you are not walking on hard calloused feet. Try it! You will like it!  Don't forget to give your  pedicurist a nice big tip.

The Foot-Body Connection

You feet are an important part of your body. Ask anyone who practices reflexology. Your feet often have a direct affect on your health and how you feel. Each part of the  foot and hands have a correlation with organs, muscle and glads of the body.

Have your feet every hurt so bad, you literally felt as though you would fall over dead if you had to take one more step? When your feet hurt, you not only experience pain, but fatigue, anxiety and frustration.

Can you remember when you finally took your shoes off, the sense of relief and renewal. you experienced? Too many people feel that a pedicure is a luxury, but rather it is a necessity for good foot care.

The Benefits of a Pedicure

The benefits of a pedicure are not only to improve the appearance of your feet, but it helps your relax the body, relieve stress and improve the ability to be comfortable in footwear.

When to Start your Pedicures

The benefits of a pedicure are not only to improve the appearance of your feet, but it helps you relax the body, relieve stress and improve the ability to be comfortable in footwear.
When to Start your Pedicures

Depending on the condition of your feet, start a few months before you want to go toe-less or wear sandals. Three or four pedicures should have your feet, showroom new, or at least presentable for showing.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • 2besure profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela Lipscomb 

      7 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      Thanks for taking time to comment, Sunshine, Cameron and zoey! I just bought a new pair of sandals and I need a pedicure too!

    • zoey24 profile image

      Zoey 

      7 years ago from South England

      Need a pedicure before my holiday, intersesting hub and voted up :)

    • Cameron Dean profile image

      Cameron Dean 

      7 years ago from New York

      Couldn't agree with you more. I just love pedicures.

    • Sunshine625 profile image

      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Gotta love your feet :) Nice hub!

    • Ashantina profile image

      Ashantina 

      7 years ago

      ...I am long overdue for one of these. With summer coming aka open toe sandals... thanks for the reminder!!!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)