I live in sandals throughout the year, so my feet need a little extra care to keep them looking presentable. Though I get frequent pedicures, it's important to maintain soft feet between appointments - one of the best ways to do that is to use a few of my favorite foot products, which include a good foot file and rich foot creams. It's important to moisturize your feet every single day - the feet are subjected to so much, especially when wearing sandals or going barefoot around pools and beach during the summertime. Here are the products I use on a daily basis:
Ped Egg - Okay, I admit when I saw the infomercial for the Ped Egg I was curious how well it worked. When I saw it at Target, I decide to purchase it and see if the claims matched up with the infomercial. While the directions say to use the Ped Egg on dry skin only, I found that it works more efficiently after a shower. The Ped Egg softened my heels and worked similarly to the foot buffers they use at the nail salon.
Dr. Scholl's Foot Cream- After showering, I apply Dr. Scholl's Foot Cream to areas of my feet that are prone to dryness, including my heels. The foot cream is rich and luxurious, so it coats my skin and begins to thoroughly moisturize my feet. Since I don't want to rub the foot cream off on the carpet or sheets at bedtime, I put on a pair of socks as the lotion soaks in. Always moisturize your skin, whether it is your feet or your arms, after showering and before your skin is completely dry. If you wait until the skin dries naturally, the moisture from a shower will evaporate -- leaving a dry, stretched feeling in the skin. Lock in that moisture as soon as you can!
Aveda Foot Relief - This is one of my favorite products. The fragrance reminds me of spending a day at the spa, while the formula is rich and deeply moisturizing. Each morning I moisturize my feet with Aveda's Foot Relief and I allow it to soak in before I put on my sandals.
These three products are essential to me in keeping my feet in top shape between salon appointments. The Ped Egg and Dr. Scholl's Foot Cream are found at drugstores or retail stores like Target, and you can order the Aveda Foot Relief online or visit one of their amazing stores.