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Get Your Feet Sandal Ready

Sandal season is around the corner and as the weather is hotting up, our toes are likely to make an appearance! There is nothing worse than having rough and dry skin on your feet and messy un-manicured toenails when you’re prancing around poolside. Fear not, here’s our guide to making sure your toes are 100% sandal ready this summer!

How To Remove Rough and Dry Skin

If your feet are feeling a little rough and dry, now is the time to prep for beach days and strappy summer sandals. There is no overnight cure, so prepping in advance is essential. Here’s what you need and how to use them!

Step number 1… buff away that hard skin. We know this is kind of a gross topic, but the roller head buffs away rough and hard skin gently, leaving your feet looking and feeling much smoother and healthier! Step number 2… soften ’em up! Hand Chemistry’s Heel Hydration Complex is designed to hydrate cracked skin and re-balance hydration below the surface skin to avoid hardened feet in the future. With a collection of ingredients that are 400 times more moisturising than hyaluronic acid and create a hydrating barrier over your skin to lock in moisture, the Heel Hydration Complex will have you waving goodbye to cracked heels in no time!

Once or twice a week, pop on the Bliss Softening Socks for 20 minutes to feed your toes some extra moisture! They can be used up to 50 times, and are guaranteed to immediately soften skin!

Pedicure Must Haves

Now that your feet are looking a little more up to scratch, it’s time to make sure your pedi is on point! From cuticle care and treatments to shaping and painting your toenails, we’ve got your toes covered so that you’re ready to uncover! Follow our pedi-guide for flawless feet!

Step 1, time to trim and shape! Grab some nail scissors and cut your nails down to the desired length. We love these Elegant Touch Nail Scissors for easy and accurate trimming! Try to cut the roughly cut the nail into the shape you want. Next, use a file to remove sharp edges and neaten up the shape. The Lottie London Nail File’s are perfect for buffing and shaping your nails, and this pack of three comes in adorable colours with super cute phrases on too, No Snag… Just Swag, sounds right up our street!

If your cuticles are in need of a little love, Scholl’s Nail Care Oil needs to go straight in your basket! Containing a nourishing 7 oil complex, the treatment will give you shiny, healthy looking nails. If your toes need that extra bit of TLC, pop on a coat of this oil and allow it to soak for around 15 minutes, then wipe clean. Time for the base! Essie’s Treatment Fill The Gap Base Coat is our go-to for toes! It banishes ridges and imperfections on the nail for a smoother finish!

Add a pop of summer colour from our top picks above! From neon pinks and tropical greens to bright whites and teal blues, you can seriously get your tropical vibes on!

The finishing touch, add a coat of the Seche Vite Fast Dry Top Coat for a glossy and super speedy finish!

Now you can dare to bare and prance around poolside with confidence!

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