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Pedicure is the care of the feet, legs and toenails. The word pedicure refers to superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails and comes from the Latin words pedis, which means "of the foot," and cura, which means "care." A pedicure can help prevent nail diseases and nail disorders. It will take about 20-30 minutes and your feet will look great and feel even better.

Given below are the steps to follow for a home pedicure.

  • Remove old nail polish completely from nails of the of both feet.
  • The perfect time for a pedicure is after a bath, but you can soften your skin in five minutes in a touch. Use warm (not hot) water, and be sure to pat dry before the next step.
  • Fill a big flat-bottom bowl with warm water. Clean your toenails with the nail brush and soak for ten to fifteen minutes in the water basin. This step will not feel great; it will also help soften cuticles and calluses on the bottom of the feet. Add about quarter cup of milk to the warm water. Lactic acid in the milk loosens dead skin.
  • Apply a foot scrub for ten minutes on the bottoms of your feet. Clean mask off with water and foot file thoroughly exfoliate calluses and other spots on the bottom of the feet.
  • Thoroughly dry your feet with a clean towel.
  • Trim toenails, cutting them straight across to prevent ingrown nails. Gently push back cuticles with an orange stick. Cuticles are necessary to prevent bacteria from entering the skin.
  • Moisturize your entire foot-including your cuticles for five minutes.
  • Apply your favorite nail polish two coats. first coat of nail polish and allow it to dry and then apply the second coat.

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