Warm and sunny days are here. It’s time to wear shorts, pretty skirts, short dresses and also pretty, strappy sandals or flip-flops. But before you take out your strappy and open-toed sandals or flip-flips, it is very essential to have a quick look at your feet. While well groomed feet will enhance your look, sun tanned and dry feet will not do any good to your overall look.
This summer for a fresh and cool look, you need to take proper care of your feet. Well, the task is not a hard one. Spend some time daily to take care of your feet and you will be able to wear your summer footwear with extra confidence.
Some of the tips for beautiful feet are:
Exfoliate regularly: Without regular exfoliation there will be accumulation of dead skin on your feet, which will make your feet look unpleasant appearance to your feet. For soft and pretty looking feet, you must exfoliate your feet every 3-4 days. You can use a mixture of olive oil and sugar to get rid of dead skin and reveal healthy, soft feet. For some more DIY foot scrubs, check www.babble.com.
Warm water soak: At the end of a tiring day, soaking your feet in warm water, with a few drops of shampoo. This will help to cleanse and relax your tiring feet. Along with this, scrub your heels with a pumice stone, and push back the cuticles and clean the nails.
Apply moisturizer: For healthy looking feet, you need to keep them well moisturized. After every shower, remember to use a good foot cream to lock the moisture in. Also, apply a coat of body lotion a few times throughout the day, as and when you get time. Also, before going to bed, do not forget to apply a thick layer of moisturizer to your feet.
Take care of fungus infection: The bright and sunny summer season can bring with it different types of fungus infection, like Athlete’s foot, ringworm and so on. To avoid fungus infection of any type, you need to keep your feet clean and dry at all times. Also to deal with scaly and dry feet, you can try some antifungal ointment or antibacterial powder available in the market. Plus, you can try some remedies for fungus infection from www.top10homeremedies.com, knowledgeofhealth.com or www.healthline.com.
Opt for regular pedicure: To keep your feet looking healthy and fresh, you must get a pedicure every 15-20 days. A professional pedicure takes care of issues like ingrown nails, dry heels or calluses. If you so not have the time for a professional pedicure, you can get a pedicure kit and do it yourself at home.
Protect feet from the sun: Just like other parts of your body, you need to also protect your feet from the harmful UV rays of the sun. Before stepping out in the sun, apply a generous amount of sunscreen on your feet. Look for a sunscreen with SPF 20 or more and according to your skin type.
Wear quality footwear: When it comes to footwear, it is highly recommended to invest in good quality footwear. Feet need proper support and cushioning to avoid calluses, blisters and aches. Quality does not mean that you need to compromise on the style factor. There are many reputed footwear brands who offer quality as well stylish products. You can check www.scpod.org to know about how to choose the right footwear.
Apply nail paint: Summer is just the right time to add splashes of color on your nails. Choose bright and happy colors like peach, pink, orange, turquoise, or bright red while buying nail paint. Bright colors will brighten your toenails as well as your mood.
With these tips, nothing can stop your feet from looking all pretty and fresh. With your feet ready to enjoy the summer days, it’s time to shop for a variety of footwear.