DIY pedicure and manicure

Easy home remedies to beautiful hands and feet.

india Updated: Jun 09, 2012 01:27 IST
Hindustan Times

Easy home remedies to beautiful hands and feet.


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.


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

First Published: Jun 08, 2012 17:30 IST