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How to do a mini spa pedicure

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Pedicures at the salon are great and you should try to have them sometimes, but when it is not possible, the Lindisima version of a mini spa pedicure is ideal.  It will take about 25 minutes or less and your feet will look great and feel even better. 

 

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You will need:
Great attitude - this is a time for you
25 minutes
A nail file of high quality
A feet file
A plastic or glass bowl big enough for a foot bath with warm water
Cotton balls

2 tablespoons of sugar
5 table spoon of oil, and optional 3 drops of essential oil or lemon juice.

A orange stick
Nail polish remover
2 fluffy towels and a 2 small towels
Optional: nail polish of your preferred color and color base if you are using a strong color (this will take additional time)
hand or body lotion and oil (it can be body oil or a light vegetable oil such as olive or sunflower)
A nail cutter

Steps
1- Identify a good place to get your pedicure; it has to have a a comfortable chair.  Place all the ingredients and tools next to it.  Place one of the towels on the floor
2- Mix 5 tablespoons of oil, essential oil or lemon juice and sugar
3- Prepare the foot bath with warm water, 4 tablespoons of oil.  Place on the towel (the one you have put on the floor)  
4- Wet the 2 small towels and put in the microwave so they get hot, then place them in a plastic bag for future use. 
5- Pedicure time. Eliminate any nail polish you may have  
4- Cut your nails and file them to your desire shape
5- Put your feet into the water and let them be there for 10  minutes (at least 5 minutes if you do not have time)
6- Now push your cuticles with the orange stick
7-  Apply the scrub on your feet.  Make sure every area is treated.   
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Wash it out with the foot bath water, dry the feet and move the foot bath to the side. 
9- Gently apply some oil or cream to the nail and massage the cuticles
10-   Wrap the towel around your hands and leave it on for 3 to 5 minutes or until they are not warm any more.  
11- Get your feet file and pass it on the rough areas.  If you are not applying polish, you are done; if not
12- Apply the base coat (transparent nail polish) wait for a minute or 2 and apply one coat of you color, wait 3 minutes and apply second coat.  



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