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3 DIY Foot Soaks To Indulge In When You’re In Dire Need Of A Pedicure

Anandita MalhotraAnandita Malhotra  |  Jul 6, 2021
3 DIY Foot Soaks To Indulge In When You’re In Dire Need Of A Pedicure

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Thanks to our year and a half long isolation, it feels like we visited salons in some previous lifetime. Our self-cut bangs have grown out to an unflattering length and our nail beds are ridden with dead skin. If you can relate hard, it’s time to convert your room into a salon and pamper yourself to the fullest.

The best and most relaxing way to do this is by making your own foot soak at home and dipping your legs in for an hour. Pick out your fav book or play that podcast that you’ve been meaning to listen to and just sink into your sofa cause these are budget-friendly and calming.

3 DIY Foot Soaks To Indulge In When You Wanna Give Yourself A Pedi At Home

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Here’s The Tea

What you’ll need:

3 green tea bags

1/2 lemon

3 tbsp honey

Slices of lemon

Slices of orange

Warm water

How to make:

Step 1: Take warm water in a bucket or tub and put in the green tea bags to steep. Then add the juice of half a lemon and honey and mix it well.

Step 2: Put in the slices of lemon and orange to make it look aesthetically pleasing. 

Step 3: Once the temperature of the water is to your liking, dip in your feet and relax. Keep your feet in here for about 20-25 mins and then pat dry. 

Cleanse & Detoxify

Here’s what you’ll need:

Warm water

2 cups bentonite clay

5 drops rosemary essential oil

How to make:

Step 1: Fill a foot tub with warm water and add in the bentonite clay as well as a few drops of the rosemary essential oil.

Step 2: Dip in your feet for about 15- 20 mins and they’ll look clean and shiny.

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It’s A Spa Day

What you’ll need:

6 chamomile tea bags

1 tbsp of dried chamomile leaves

Few drops of essential oil

3 tbsp raw honey

Warm water

How to make it:

Step 1: Boil water with chamomile tea bags on the gas. 

Step 2: Strain the water out into a tub and add in more as required. 

Step 3: Add the essential oil, honey, and chamomile leaves to the soak and dip in your feet for about 20- 30 mins.

Once you’re done with your soak, don’t forget to moisturise your feet with some cream as it’ll help them become super soft and supple!

Ready for some indulgence?

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