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07 May 2013
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Pedicure is the care of the feet, legs and toe nails. It is similar to manicure. It got its name from Latin meaning care to the foot. Pedicure helps to prevent nail disorder and diseases. Here few care tips have been given that will be helpful for you.

Pedicure is the care of the feet, legs and toe nails.

Pedicure

♥ Purpose of pedicure :

• To keep the feet in good condition and to make the skin soft and smooth.

• It improves blood circulation, nourishes the skin and the leg and foot muscles.

• It discourages foot ailments.

♥ Implements:

• Nail cutter

• Nail filer

• Cuticle cutter

• Cuticle pusher

• Nail brush

• Orange stick

• Pumice stone

• Foot scrapper

• Two basins large enough for foot bath

♥ Materials:

• Acetone

• Liquid soap or shampoo

• Luke warm water

• Antiseptic lotion

• Oil or cream

• Nail polish

• Foot powder

• Hydrogen peroxide

♥ Procedure:

• Remove the old nail polish using acetone with lotion.

• File the nails and cut the nails if necessary.

• Place both the feet in Luke warm water containing liquid soap and hydrogen peroxide.

• Clean the foot using nail brush, foot scrapper and pumice stone.

• Remove the foot from the basin and clean thoroughly using a soft towel.

• With a cotton dipped in Antiseptic lotion and with the help of an orange stick apply the lotion under the free edge of each nail.

• Buff the cuticle to soften the cuticle.

• Loosen the cuticle back gently.

• Massage the legs for five minutes.

• Apply the first coat of nail polish and allow it to dry and then apply the second coat.

That's all you are done with the pedicure. Have a beautiful feet, legs and toe nails.

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