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Pedicure Procedure

A pedicure is a way to improve the appearance of the feet and their nails. It provides a similar service as a manicure. Generally a simple pedicure at home is enough to have lively breathing legs.Please follow these easy steps to do the same:

Implements Needed

  • Nail Cutter
  • Nail Filer
  • Nail Brush
  • Cuticle Cutter
  • Cuticle Pusher
  • Pumice Stone
  • Foot Scraper
  • Orange stick
  • Basins

Materials Needed

  • Acetone
  • Bath salts
  • Epsom salts
  • Liquid soap
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Moisturizing lotion
  • Cuticle remove
  • Nail polish
  • Luke warm water


  • PedicureRemove existing nail polish with cotton dipped in acetone. Cotton band is better than cotton balls as they tend to stick to the nail
  • Soak your feet in luke-warm water with liquid soap and Hydrogen peroxide. You can also add Epsom salts or bath salts to the water. Soak for 10 minutes
  • Clean your feet with the nailbrush, foot scraper and pumice stone. The idea is to smoothen the skin.
  • Remove your feet from the basin
  • Cut your toenail straight across which helps prevent ingrown toe nails
  • After cutting your toenails, file them to make the edges smooth
  • To the base of the skin, apply cuticle remove and rub in. Slowly push the skin back with an orange stick to the place where it meets the skin
  • You can use a cuticle moisturizer if the cuticles do not push back.
  • Massage your feet with a moisturizing lotion
  • You can also use an exfoliating lotion if your skin is too dry
  • You can also massage your feet with a good cream.
  • Separate your toes with cotton in between them
  • Apply the first coat of nail polish and allow it to dry for some time
  • Clean up any stray polish on the toes and apply the second coat and allow it to dry.
  • Add a clear coat of polish once dried.
  • Your feet are now ready to add charm to your beauty.