Self-care Express: Love Your Feet
Something new for you this month: The self-care shorty. Quick to read and quick to return results. That’s the goal!
And speaking of short, you should see my feet. Square little robot feet, no longer than they are wide! You probably have elegant feet, but here’s what I know: feet of all dimensions deserve exquisite care.
Foot love, three ways
First, a time-honored classic for a reason: anointing with oil. Feet have craved it for thousands of years. Any kind of massage oil works; my feet enjoy Banditos from Kate’s Magik. At bedtime is nice and helps with sleep. Get into a dedicated pair of socks when you’re done. And please note: Those socks should be hung after washing—the oil buildup can make your dryer burst into flames (#selfcarenongoals).
Next, an instant classic, a new-fangled device called the Naboso ball. This thing hurts so good. But not just when you stop! It’s amazing from the moment you crush it underfoot to break it in half, one blue hemisphere for each foot. The outside is covered in little nubs, and inside is a solid core of molten lava dense rubber, a tiny black sphere for your hands. Win-win!
And finally, you knew I was gonna say it, right? The foundation of all self-care jokes, the pedicure. Pedicures don’t care if we make fun; they are secure in their worth. If you know, you know, and if you don’t know, go ahead and find out—self-care permission slip SIGNED.
In the comments below, my feet and many others would appreciate your best foot-care tips. And if you just want to comment to co-sign our self-care permission slip, please do!
Image credit: Woman Bathing Her Feet in a Brook, Camille Pissarro, 1894/95, Art Institute of Chicago. Used with permission.
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