Here's How to Take Care of Your Feet

Here's How to Take Care of Your Feet
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Let’s be real: Sometimes our feet don’t quite draw the proper attention and care they require. Aside from squeezing in a salon pedicure appointment every few weeks, daily foot care tends to fall extremely short on our list of things to add into our beauty regimen. A neglection for our feet, however, can lead to painful calluses, dryness and even ingrown toenails. That said, we’re here to make your foot care routine a lot higher up on your to-do list. Below, we’ve broken down the essential steps and products you’ll need to achieve a flawless strut. Scroll down to learn more.

Cleanse

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Exfoliating and cleaning the feet daily to remove any dead skin or sign of calluses is crucial. Opt for a scrub, which will work to evenly smooth dry, rough skin while also energizing your step. We love The Body Shop USA’s Peppermint Cooling Pumice Foot Scrub ($14; thebodyshop-usa.com) and Freeman Bare Foot Revitalizing Foot Scrub Lemon & Sage ($4; walgreens.com), which both work to keep the feet refreshed and soft.

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File

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To further remove any leftover traces of dead skin or calluses, test out a trusty foot file like the PedEgg Ultimate Foot File ($10; walgreens.com) or the Diamancel Diamond File For Foot Calluses #20 ($38; sephora.com). These easy-to-use at-home tools are perfect for making the skin look soft and smooth at all times.

Clip

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Leaving the toe nails long could result in pesky ingrown toe nails. To avoid the burden, be sure to clip nails and push back or cut the cuticles regularly. For a clean and easy cut every time, try the Tweezerman Precision Grip Toenail Clipper ($14; nordstrom.com). Its detailed structure captures all clipping for a mess-free experience. To stay sanitary, be sure to thoroughly wash the clipper after each use.

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Moisturize

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Once you’re feet are all cleaned and prepped, it’s time to hydrate. Before bed, apply a moisturizing formula to help nourish the skin. We love Burt’s Bees Coconut Foot Crème ($9; burtsbees.com), which helps to rejuvenate the skin with its coconut oil formula. For a blend that works to exfoliate while moisturizing, opt for Bliss Foot Patrol ($14; sephora.com).

 
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