How to Give Yourself a Pedicure At Home

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How To Pedicure at Home

In this article, we have mentioned about how to give yourself perfect pedicure at home. The giving yourself a pedicure is the best solution to soften up your callused feet. Here, we have mentioned about the how can you give yourself a perfect pedicure at home with any professional instructions. Now Follow this mentioned below guide to do the best pedicure at home.

Prerequisites for Pedicure at Home

Here we have mentioned about the few important things that you can use to do a perfect pedicure at home.

  • Cotton balls
  • Nail Polish Remover (Non-acetone)
  • Nail File
  • Sugar Scrub to Exfoliate
  • Cuticle Oil
  • Moisturizer
  • Nail polish to use after the pedicure (you can use the Base Coat, Color Nail Polish, and Topcoat)

Now follow these steps to do a pedicure at Home:

Clean your Nails & Remove Nail Polish

First of all, you have to clean your nails and also you have to remove the old nail polish from your toenails.To Remove Nail Polish from the Toe Nails, you can use acetone-free Nail Polish Remover to a lint free Cotton balls and pad and hold the pad to the toenail for a few seconds to remove old nail polish.

Clean your Nails and Remove Nail Polish

After removing the old nail polish, make sure and remove every traces of polish along the edges of the toenails. After removing all traces of the nail polish. In the Market or Online Beauty Stores, You can find the two type of Nail Polish Remover: the First that contains the acetone and other does not contain acetone and other active chemicals. And the both types of nail polish remover have their advantages and disadvantage.  

All the nail polish remover that does not contains other active chemicals like Acetone. The Acetone-free nail polish remover is less dry to your toenails and cuticles. But the acetone free polish remover does not remove the polish as quickly. If you use the nail polish remover that contains Acetone, it is more effective, and it can dry your toenails. It also has the strong smell. So, we recommend using an acetone free nail polish remover.

Cut & Shape up your Nails

Now, it’s time shape your nails. To shape up your nails, you can use the clippers and a file to shape your toenails. You can also use the nail files to shape up your toenails. The nail file also prevents your nails from the splitting nails and damaging emery boards.

Cut & Shape up your Nails

After the shaping up your toenails, it’s time smooth your toenails, you can use the nail buffer to smooth your nails and it will also remove the yellow stain from your toenails.

Soak your feet in warm water

To soak your feet, first of all, prepare a bowl of the warm water. The Water should not be too hot or too cold. Now soak your feet in the warm water, the warm water makes the cuticles smooth and pliable.

In the Warm water, you can also include a bit of any essential oil and bath salts. You can also use the sugar scrub to soften tight feet skin.  Now It’s time to relax, Let your feet soak for at least 10 minutes. It will also help to soften your toenails.  

Moisturize & massage feet of the skin

After the soaking and scrubbing the feet of the skin, Now it’s time to massage and moisturize the skin of the feet, to moisturize and massage the skin if the feet, you can also use the essential oil or any other moisturizer like feet cream, etc.  

Moisturize & massage feet of the skin

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Now take the time to massage the feet while applying the cream moisturizer. You can also use the feet cream to moisturize the bottom of the feet and side of the feet. Now massage the moisturizer into the feet. After applying the moisturizing to the skin of the feet, You can use the cuticle stick or lint free Cotton Pad to push the cuticles away from the toenails.  

Choose the Perfect Nail Polish of your Choice

For the women, the nail polish color is a matter of personal preference, but some of the colors are more lasting than others like after the pedicure, Use the Nail Polish that comes with the Glitter offers long lasting wear than other cream nail polishes.

If you don’t want to spend lots of time on choosing or applying nail polish then, you can also use a quick drying nail polish. But these types of nails polishes offers less longevity than traditional nail polishes.

Add Base, then Apply Nail Polish & Top Coat

After choosing the nail polish of your choice, Take nail polish coat & apply to all the toenails as a base coat of the nail polish. You can also use the clear nail polish as the protective base coat of the nail polish.

The base coat of the nail polish also prevents from yellowing your toenail. After applying the base coat, apply the nail polish of your choice, then paint each toenails using the nail polish. Now Start in the middle of the nail near the cuticles use the long stroke of the brush toward the tip of the each nail. After applying the nail polish on the each of the toenails.

Now, Wait a few minutes to dry your nail polish. Then Add a layer of clear top coat. This because it will set your nail polish in place and also help it to last longer. And make sure, you have to Protect your feet for 5 to 10 minutes after applying top coat on your each of toenails, after the 10 minutes, test the nail polish with your finger.

You’re finished! Now you can go and show off your cute new feet and toe and enjoy your new soft feet. Have you ever done a pedicure at your home? Do share your experience in the comments below.


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