Nail Polish Reviews: I Finally Found The Best Top Coat & The Best Base Coat!


I paint my toes more often than I do my fingernails. Guess that goes hand in hand with the fact that I enjoy a good pedicure! I seriously love the look I get and how long my nail polish lasts after I've had a professional pedicure (or manicure). I've finally come to the realization that it's the base coat and top coat which ultimately determine how long your nail polish lasts -- without chipping. That, plus these 2 tips will make your pedicure last longer. The proof: I've been using … [Read more...]

3 Natural Cures For Hard Skin On Your Feet + 4 Amazing Foot Callus Removers


Hard skin can form on the soles, balls, and heels of your feet, as well as on your toes. It can be caused by many different things, including uncomfortable shoes, prolonged periods of exercise, and health problems. Hard skin similar to calluses can be unsightly, embarrassing, and even painful if left untreated. Here are 3 natural ways to remove the hard skin on your feet, plus 4 great products to make it even easier...   … [Read more...]

Got Funky Toes? Maybe You’ve Got A Toenail Fungus (Trust Me, I Had One.)


Toenail fungus, also called Onychomycosis, is fungal infection of the toenail. While this fungus can also infect fingernails, it is much more common on toenails. Following is everything you want to know about toenail fungus... How do you know if you've got it? How do you get it to begin with? How do you treat a toenail fungus? Plus, how to prevent toenail fungus -- from someone who's had it before (me).   How Do You Know If You Have Toenail Fungus? … [Read more...]

Foot Love: How To Give Foot Rubs, Massages, and Pedicures


When someone in my family wants to show love to someone else, we take care of each others' feet. My daughter gives the best foot rubs in the world and massages all the way up to the knee.  In turn, she loves to have her little toenails painted. My husband knows how to de-stress my feet using acupressure techniques and can find hurts that I did not know were there.  In turn, he loves it when you groom his toenails. My son is a teenager, so while he likes having his feet rubbed, he will … [Read more...]

Foot Razors: What Ever Happened To Foot Scrapings & Callus Shavings With A Pedicure?

The first time I had a salon pedicure was when I lived in New Orleans.  The woman soaked my feet and meticulously cleaned and trimmed each toenail.  At the same time, she removed any trace of dead or loose skin from my toes. Then she did something I didn't expect.  She took out a metal instrument that had a razor blade in it and began to scrape my feet.  She was literally shaving skin from the calluses on my feet.  I was a bit terrified, but I could see that she knew what she was doing so I … [Read more...]

Need A Pumice Stone? Think: Toilets

Okay... you'd think the mission here was "how do I take this one product that I love and find a way to write about it on all my websites?" I swear. That wasn't the intent. But it's kinda funny how I've found something semi-interesting to say about toilet products that applies to my log home site, my fun times site, and this feet site. So, what do toilets have to do with feet, you ask??? … [Read more...]

What It’s Like To Get A Pedicure


Getting ready for your first pedicure? While each place will certainly be a little different in one way or another, I've been to enough nail salons and day spas to say that this is the basic procedure you go through when getting a pedicure -- no matter where you go. Here's what you need to know.   … [Read more...]

Pedicure Feet

This is a picture of my friend (actually, just my friend's feet! ) after her very first pedicure: See the full-size original photo below... … [Read more...]

6 Tips For Making Your Nails Look Whiter


If you're trying to grow out your natural nails, then you want them to always look their best. Good news: It doesn't take much to make them look white and bright. Here are a few quick tricks to make your nails (toenails and fingernails) look whiter... and healthier!   … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Pedicure (Or Manicure) Last Longer


You spend a significant amount of time getting a pedicure (or manicure) ...and maybe a lot of money, too. So whatever you can do to make it last, the better. Right? Here's a quick tip to keep your manicure or pedicure looking great and lasting longer...   … [Read more...]