Feet are in full fashion come summer. If you're not flaunting your feet in sandals, then chances are you're walking around the beach barefoot.
So, you'll want to have flawless feet. Not a hair (yuck) or a dry skin misplaced.
I searched my files for my favorite Do It Yourself foot scrubs (+ a great one to buy when in a rush and/ or not the ingredient-mixing type of girl). Here are my top 5:
1 - Strawberry Foot Scrub
2 tablespoons Apricot oil (you may substitute with olive oil
1 teaspoon of coarse salt, such as Kosher salt, or Sea Salt
Mix all ingredients into a paste, massage into feet, rinse and pat dry
2 - Honey & Almond Foot Scrub
Honey Almond Foot Scrub Recipe
3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon brown sugar
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
11 almonds (1/2 oz.)
Juice of ¼ lemon
Grind almonds into a fine meal in a blender or food processor. Mix almonds, olive oil, honey, brown sugar, and juice of lemon. Rub onto feet and massage, then rinse off. Makes enough for a single foot scrub application.
3 - Salt Foot Scrub
1 cup of sea salt or Epsom salt
1/2 cup of cold water
2 drops of lavender essential oil
Start off by gradually adding water to salt and lavender oil
As you are adding it, you want to make sure the mix starts looking like a paste. It has to be not too liquid and not too solid, it should be like soft though otherwise it will run between your fingers
Rub your feet and soles in circular motion
Rinse off with warm water.
4 - Natural Lemony Mint Foot Scrub
Lemon softens and brightens your dull-looking feet while mint cools and refreshes tired feet.
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
15 fresh mint leaves, chopped
2-3 drops lemon essential oil
Slice the lemon into small pieces. Place them in a blender and form a pulp. Remove and then add sugar, almond oil, mint leaves and lemon essential oil.
5 - Store Bought!
Aromafloria For Feet’s Sake Foot Scrub Tube - A paraben-free, lemon-scented foot scrub that is both refreshing and exfoliating as it removes dry skin leaving legs and feet happy and soft! PRICE TAG: $11.99