DIY Pedicure
DIY Pedicure

After a long practice, a day at work or just a weekend spoil session, one of the best ways to relax is with a pedicure! If you want the fun of doing it at home or just looking to save a little money, don't worry we're breaking down everything you need + a step by step guide to the perfect at home pedicure. If you're looking for a fun activity to do with your little one, this one would be perfect! Have your young one help prepare everything and then show them how to complete each step. It's a fun and rewarding bonding experience.

Here's what you'll need:

  • Polish Remover
  • Cotton Balls or Pads *If you already have polish on
  • Nail Clippers
  • Nail File
  • Nail Block (Buffer)
  • Large Bucket (Or you can use your bathtub)
  • Essential Oil
  • Epsom Salt
  • Baking Soda
  • Pumice Stone
  • Raw Cane Sugar
  • Olive Oil or Coconut Oil
  • Thick Moisturizing Cream
  • Nail Polish
  • Top Coat


  1.     Use the nail polish to remove any existing polish
  2.     Trim your nails, next file down rough edges and buff the top of them.
  3.     In a bucket or your tub, combine one cup Epsom salt, one teaspoon baking soda and four or five drops of essential oil
  4.     Stir together and soak your feet for 10-15 minutes, dry with a towel
  5.     Once dry, rub foot with a pumice stone.
  6.     In a separate small bowl, mix together one cup sugar, half a cup of olive oil and a few drops of essential oil.
  7.     Rub mixture all over feet and legs, scrubbing to remove dry skin. Let soak for a few minutes and rinse.
  8.     Next, slather on a lot of moisturizer. If you have time, wear a pair of socks for a couple hours so the lotion can really soak in.
  9.     Once you're ready to paint your nails, use another cotton pad with nail remover to clean the nails of any lotion or moisturizer.
  10.     Paint nails with two coats and then top with the top coat.
  11.     Let dry 

Now that your feet are all pretty and polished, you have no excuse not to get back into the gym and show off your gorgeous new pedicure!