It is unbelievable how a little bit of indulging can help you to unwind as well as discharges all the strain and stress. A foot spa, on the other hand, is a sheer indulgence. However, going to a spa can also seem like a chore, particularly when all you want to do is hang around. Aside from that, visiting a spa a bit costly. Even so, these reasons should not make you overlook your feet. In spite of everything, your feet be worthy of some love and a foot spa looks like a good idea.
On the other hand, you don’t have to visit a spa just to pamper your feet. In fact, you can do it on your own even though you’re at home. Either way, in this article we will show you to perform a foot spa at home. And always keep in your mind, that before you start you need to relax, find a cozy place, and prepare all the needed things like a leg bath massager, clean towel, nail cutter, and aromatic candles.
1. Preparing Your Nails
If you have a nail polish make sure to remove it to clean your nails. Cut your nails using a nail cutter depending on your desired length. Make sure not to cut the corners too deep. After which, shape your nails using a nail file.
2. Soak Your Feet
Fill the tub with warm water and then add buttermilk or milk along with your favorite essential oil and rock salt. If you’re looking for rejuvenation you can use a peppermint oil as it gives you a soothing effect. But if you’re allergic to these oils, you can ignore them completely.
Then allow your feet soak for about 20 minutes. When you feel fully relax, remove your feet from the tub and dry them using a clean and fresh towel.
3. Scrub the Dead Skin
When your feet become dry, massage the base of your toenails by applying a fresh cream to soften your dead skin. To remove the dead skin, scrub the bottom part of your feet gently using a foot file or pumice stone while the fresh cream is still on.
Afterward, remove the cream and gently push the cuticles using a pusher. Then scrub your nails using a scrubber (nail) and clean your feet. Even so, do not forget to scrub your ankles.
If you’re already satisfied with the scrub, then rinse your feet and dry them.
4. Apply a Rejuvenating Cream
Actually, you can create your own cream using a honey and milk or honey oatmeal and milk. This will soothe as well as keep your skin fresh.
Apply this cream on your feet, however, if you’re using a fruit scrub, make sure to use the oatmeal mixture. After applying, dry it for about twenty minutes. When the cream dries, rinse them using warm water and then dry.
5. Moisturize Your Feet
Once you reach this step, your feet are already clean, but the indulging does not end there. Because you need to moisturize your feet intensely.
Massage your calf muscles and feet using an olive oil or almond oil or both. You can also add some essential oils. By simply moisturizing your feet your muscles will be rejuvenated while your skin will be nourished
6. Apply Nail Polish
Now that your skin is refreshed and your feet are relaxed, you can apply colors to your nails too.
Whether you want to pamper every week or once a month, there’s no stopping you. Either way, by simply following the given procedures above you’ll have a soothing foot spa at home.