I went shopping with a friend today. Got a lot of fun new stuff.
From The Body Shop
Honeymania bubble bath melt
Peppermint reviving foot soak
Test of gardenia shower gel
Scholl Velvet smooth electric foot file
A new hairdryer
(My old one is around 11years old and is giving up)
A new epilator/ladyshaver/exfoliating brush.
Make Up Store
Passionfruit/lemon twist body butter
Cover all mix (been after this for a while)
A starting kit from Bare Minerals
I don’t know when I’ll review these products, but I’m going to try them pretty much before. If you want a fast review on any of these, give me a comment and I’ll fix it as fast as possible.
Behind window number 18 there was.
Peppermint Cooling Foot Lotion – 250 ml
I already have a bottle of this foot lotion, and I use it at least once a week.
I try to moisturize my feet everyday before I go to bed. Bu usually I forget. I should put a foot cream visible on the nightstand.
I have four different foot creams, this one, the Peppermint Intense Foot Rescue and the Hemp Foot Protector, all from The Body Shop and then I have a Mineral Foot Cream from Shemen Amour.
I think the one I like the scent best on is the one from Shemen Amour, it smells sweet and almost fruity. while the one I like the least is the Hemp one, so I only use then one when I’m really dry.
Of the peppermint ones I use The Intense Foot Rescue more often than the Cooling Foot Lotion, simply because I think it smells better. But the cooling foot lotion is the one I massage in after a pedicure.
And the sixth window contains
Peppermint Cooling Foot Spray – 60 ml
I already have this one but in a bigger bottle and I love it.
The peppermint scent is nice and it really is cooling.
You spray this on your feet to refresh them, it feel nice and its simply wonderful during hot summer days or when you’ve been wearing heels for long. The cooling effect can also have a small shrinking effect on swollen feet, but that might just be in my imagination.
Since it’s a spray it’s easy to apply whenever needed. and I usually fit the larger bottle in my bag, this one might even fit in my purse.
But this is a must have for me during the warm summer months and always have a place in my bag.
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Here’s the next part of my Winter is Coming Series.
This Time it’s about Feet
During the winter months your feet aren’t out in the air so much. Shoes and socks are on our feet constantly. This causes the feet to get warm, sweaty and disgusting.
I’m not really a fan of feet.Since your feet are so closed up they can’t really breathe, wich can result in athlete’s foot. So here are some tips to prevent athlete’s foot and keep your feet fresh and callus free.
Prevent Athlete’s Foot
1. Use breathing material.
Materials like cotton and other natural materials allows your feet to breath through the materials.
Also change socks every day. If you sweat alot you can even change twice a day.
2. Inside shoes
Get a pair of inside shoes for your workplace/school. Sandals or other open shoes are good.
3. Wash your feet.
Your feet get’s sweaty in the shoes, that sweat stays on your feet. Wash your feet every night, make sure to wash between the toes. Also make sure your feet are dry
This might sound annoying, but clean feet are healthy feet. And it doesn’t really take that much time.
1. Soften feet
Take a nice foot bath with some foot salt and soak your feet to soften the skin before scrubbing.
Try to avoid the foot file since it’s easy to file on the healthy skin which will just cause more hard skin. Instead go for a foot scrub or buff gently with a pumice stone. If filing is needed, do it carefully. After you scrubed you can soak your feet a bit more.
A key step in not getting that hard skin to come back so fast is to keep your feet moisturized. For some people moisturizing is even enought o get rid of it. Massaging in a foot lotion after a foot bath makes the lotion absorb better.
+Tip – Lemon
The acidity in lemons work well against hard skin. Simply rub fresh squezed lemon juice on the hard skin or put some lemon slicec on and let sit for a few hours. Then scrub as usual.
Keeping the Feet Fresh
While all of the above obviously helps keeping your feet freash, here are some extra steps to use if needed.
1. Foot Spray
This is a spray you just spray on your feet. It usually works on tired, warm and – some sprays – even mildly swollen feet
Keep ypur toenails trimmed and clean.
Here are some of the products I use.
Usually I use The Body Shops – Peppermint Reiving Foot Soak
But dead sea salt and/or a little soap works to.
The body Shop – Cooling Foot Lotion
The Body Shop – Intensive Foot Rescue
The Body Shop – Hemp Foot Protector
Shemen Amour – Mineral Foot Cream
I usually moisturize my feet before going to bed. Wich one I use depends on my mood and what I feel like.
I’f I’m lucky enough to get a footmassage from my wonderful boyfriend I always go for one of the heavier creams since they’ll get massaged in.
This one was in my bag the entire summer. If my feet were getting tired and sweaty I could just sit down on a bench, kick of my shoes and spray this on to cool the feet of and get a fresh boost. I also use this if I get home after a late night with high heels.
That’s all I had on this right now. I f you think I missed anything, let me know.