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DIY pedicure and manicure

Easy home remedies to beautiful hands and feet.

india Updated: Jun 09, 2012 01:27 IST
pedicure

Foot-spa

Easy home remedies to beautiful hands and feet.



Pedicure


1) After removing nailpaint, soak your feet in hot water for 5-10 mins.


2) Cut your nails according to the length you like. Round-shaped nails are most easy to do at home. Shape your nails using a nail filer.


3) Use a pumice stone to soften the soles and heels of your feet.


4) Push the cuticles on your toes back, using the flat end of a cuticle pusher.


5) Now pat dry your feet using a foot filer around the heel and ball and remove the dead skin.


6) Now use a good foot cream or olive oil and massage your feet.


7)Apply a clear base coat of nailpaint on each nail.



Manicure


1) Remove old nail polish. Trim and shape your nails with a nail filer.


2) Soften the cuticles by immersing your hands in a mixture of luke warm water, liquid soap and antiseptic for five minutes.


3) Use a cuticle pusher to gently push back each nail.


4) Using an orange wood stick to remove the dirt from under your nails.


5) Dry your hands with a warm towel and massage with olive oil.



Inputs by Naina Arora, beauty expert