BY: Rachel Grayling
We owe our feet everything. That time you ran through a meadow nude in Corsica? Waltzing to Coppélia in ballet class? How about when you were too shy to hold your crush’s hand, so you played footsie instead? Our feet also reveal so much about our health and state of mind, they’re even capable of transmitting our desires. If you see a specialist for reflexology, they will tell you that reflexes on the foot correspond to organs, glands, and other systems in the body. For example, if you had some digestive trouble, a reflexologist might apply pressure to the ball of the right foot in order to reestablish homeostasis in the body.
While it may be hard to treat yourself at a spa right now, there’s no reason not to celebrate your feet with massage and homestay pedicures. Go ahead, put on Beyonce’s eponymous album B-Day, run a hot tub for soaking your tootsies, and get into it. Before you do though, you’re going to want to have these tools by your side:
I can’t stress this enough…they run between 5 and 13 dollars (no need to spend more), it will change your entire life. It is simply nonsensical to have a dry brush without the company of our oldest friend, the pumice stone. I’m glaring at anyone who lives in a city or spends an effable amount of time on your feet.
This is a masque for your foot, much like a sheet mask, but shaped like cute little booties. Just think of it like this: brilliant transdermal patch expert elves delivering powerful antioxidants that minimize free radicals, salicylic acid that rids of dead skin, and lactic acid and panthenol to deeply rehydrate.
Gel Lab Pro
Celebrity manicurist Deborah Lippmann cleverly designed this at home gel mani lab for all to relish during these times when we can’t be in the presence of said holy manicurist. Formulated with green tea and biotin for nail growth and strengthening, and aucoumea klaineana extract (from West African trees) for preventing ridge formation, nothing will come between you and your salon fresh gels.”