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3 Foot Care Tips To Get Your Feet Ready for Sandals

Are you ready for sandal weather? I know I am! But I think a better question is “Are your feet ready for sandal weather?” If not, don’t worry! I’m sharing 3 foot care tips to get your feet ready for sandals, plus a recipe for the best foot cream I have ever used.

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Foot Care Tip #1 – If Your Feet/Heels are Dry, Start with a Pedicure

The best way to get your feet sandal-ready is to get a great pedicure. This gets rid of any dry skin and any overgrown cuticles from the winter months. One of the best tips I ever received while getting a pedicure, was the lady telling me, “You can’t moisturize dry skin away on your heels.” I’m not sure why I hadn’t thought about this before. The skin on our heels is thicker than the skin on the rest of our body, so you have to get rid of the dry, dead skin first and THEN you can moisturize. Once you have all the dry skin removed, you can now move to my second foot care tip which helps me KEEP the dry skin off my heels.

Foot Care Tip #2 – Use a Pumice Stone in the Shower

Foot care tip - use a pumice stone

This has been a game-changer for me, ladies. I have dry heels and this keeps my heels looking good. I get pedicures maybe 2 times a year, and a pumice stone helps keep my heels in great shape.

I use the Mr. Pumice Pumi Bar. It is by far the best one I have used, and believe me I’ve tried a lot.

I’ve just gotten into the habit of grabbing the pumice bar and scrubbing my heels right before I get out of the shower. You can start this habit too.

Now that you’ve scrubbed those heels, tip #3 is another habit in your foot care routine you need to create if you want to keep your heels soft.

Foot Care Tip #3 – Put Lotion on Your Feet

Foot Care tips - lotion

Another habit I’ve created is putting lotion on my feet right before I put my shoes on.

Just like pumice stones, I’ve tried a lot of different foot lotions as well – From expensive to drug store brand. A few years ago I came across a recipe on Pinterest for foot lotion, so I thought I would try it. It is by far the best foot lotion I have ever used. It’s easy to make and is inexpensive.

You only need 3 ingredients:

Foot care tips - lotion

You will also need the following to make the lotion:

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  • A medium-size mixing bowl
  • A spatula
  • A plastic spoon
  • Jars to hold your lotion (Tip – You can use the Vaseline and Vitamin E lotions containers)

Read on for how I mix and distribute my lotion to the containers.

Mixing the lotion is pretty simple, but does require some “elbow grease” to get the Vaseline mixed in with the lotion.

Start by dumping all your ingredients into the mixing bowl and stir with the spatula until completely combined.

Then use the plastic spoon to transfer the lotion into the containers. Use the spatula to scrape the sides of the mixing bowl just like you would if you were icing a cake. I use a plastic spoon for putting the lotion in the containers so I can just toss it in the trash afterward for easy cleanup.

For my containers, I just use the Vaseline and Vitamin E tubs, but you could use cute jars if you’d like, as the lotion would make a nice gift for friends or family.

To make the clean up process easier, I suggest wiping the mixing bowl out with a paper towel and wiping the spatula with a paper towel as well. This get all the excess greasiness off and makes washing it much easier.

And there you have it! My easy recipe for foot lotion that will leave you feet feeling smooth and soft.

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But don’t forget use a pumice stone, because you can’t moisturize away the dead, dry skin on your heels.

Do you use foot lotion? If so, do you have a favorite? Let me know in the comments below! And until next time…

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