Wednesday, August 04, 2010

The At-Home Pedicure Guide 2010

So, after posting the Spa giveaway and reading your wonderful comments, I thought I would share with you a few tricks that I use to get my spa visit at home. While we all know that getting a pedicure is something we could do until the moon merges with the sun, it surely can get expensive. Well, at least until you win the $125 spa giveaway here!! You still have time to ENTER






I use Fresh's Brown Sugar Body Polish to start off. After you you've soaked your feet, then lather it up with this yummy goodness before using a foot buffer.

















My fave buffer is the Soap & Glory utterly fantastic foot buffer that comes with three different filing heads, including a portable file for in between the toes. Once I'm done scrubbing, "yes, really - I scrub" was my feet off.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Then, I use this awesome stuff from Bliss, its the Foot Patrol - OMG, can I say good. As you can see, they have a range of yumminess for the discerning woman who loves to feel good!
 
 
Once I get this stuff on my foot, I use the socks that comes with this package "see, its on her hand" and I sit there with my foot propped up for about 10-15 minutes. After which, I use a warmed towel and gently wipe the lotion off.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I select my favorite OPI color - depending on my mood, use a top coat and also a base coat and voila! I'm done!!! Smoochable toes...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

so, what's your summertime pedi ritual?

23 comments:

  1. I LOVE Fresh's brown sugar polish! I want to eat it (not really, but you get the point)!!

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  2. I love Bliss stuff...Such a great post:)....Kisses,sweetie

    Ps: I am having a really great GIVEAWAY today…hint?(something you can wear) so please join in !!!!

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  3. i gave myself a pedi last night :o) .. going to the spa today but i hate paying $75 for a pedi when i can do myself - even tho it sure does feel nice when someone does it!

    *kiss kiss*
    Erika
    ~Tiptoe Butterfly~

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  4. Okay I'm going to have to order the brown sugar body polish! This is a great at home spa idea, thanks so much for sharing!

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  5. Such a great post!! This is much like my at-home routine :)

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  6. oh, I bet that brown sugar scrub smells sooo good!

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  7. I might have to get me that sugar scrub!
    I was using one that was a milk sugar scrub, worked pretty good!
    Too bad it looks like a 5 year old painted my toes when I attempt too! I shake to much! hahaha

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  8. Is it weird that I'm now dying for that foot buffer? My feet get so gross from wearing heels and sandals in the summer that buffing them is like a detox. (Sorry for the TMI!)

    Deanna
    P.S. The header for your blog is adorable. I love it!

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  9. This is perfect since I'm at the beach right now :) So far it's sand and sea weed working me over! Love the pictures on your last post!!

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  10. That brown sugar body polish sure looks edible! I have the bliss products at home that i currently use and they're awesome! Very informative post;-)

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  11. All those OPI colors... ::drool:: !!!

    Mary xo
    Delightful Bitefuls

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  12. The brown sugar body polish is my FAVE...I could handle all these steps - except the polish. I suck at that part!!

    xoxo,
    Carrie

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  13. I really need the brown sugar polish on my heels! I agree with Carrie-I suck at the polish part. Sat morning I tried to get a pedi at my favorite place and they were so busy I left. I went to CVS and got an ok color and then did it myself. NOT doing that again!
    Love all the OPI colors :)
    naina

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  14. Great post, the scrub looks amazing I can only imagine that it smells great too!

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  15. Oooh, what a great idea!! I lovev that body scrub!

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  16. I've heard only good things about Fresh-must try it.

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  17. I've never attempted a DIY mani or pedi. I have to admit that when it comes time I just head to the salon, I just don't think I'd do a very good job!

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  18. i love fresh scrub! wish it was a tad cheaper, though.

    xx
    anna jane

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  19. Love this post! I used to go to a salon regularly, that was heaven! I must go again, I need some pampering in my life!

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  20. Great tips and thank you for including the products you use. I'd like to include this post in my Cups of Tea tomorrow (Sunday). Such a great resource. By the way, congrats on keeping the fitness going for four days! It always amazes me how much more energy, better sleep and less moody I feel when I work out consistently. Keep up the great work!

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