SkinXO — feet

Buff Away a Foot Callus and Keep Toes Trim With a DIY Pedi

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags A Sexy Body, feet, How to, pedicure

Pounding the pavement is definitely not pretty. Your feet take all the grime, get tired and feel the tension from constantly hitting the ground over and over. After a long day, they’ll appear hardened, perhaps with a foot callus or two, and definitely show cracks and a rough texture (especially in sandals). Give them a rest with our tips for a relaxing, at-home pedi that will smooth away jagged edges and make your tootsies soft, supple and ready to hit the road again.     Soak it up: Your first step is to let your feet soak in a bowl...

Avoiding The Pungent Smells of Summer, How To Get Rid of Smelly Feet

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags A Sexy Body, feet, smell, Tips

It’s summer, which means your days are synonymous with sweating. Whether you’re working out or pounding the sidewalks, your feet are surely perspiring in the heat, and ok, we’ll say it— they've been getting kinda stinky. Yes, smelly feet are happening, and if you’re one of the offenders (take a whiff, and you’ll know), then we can show you how to get rid of smelly feet for good (which leaves you to worry about other things, like the right polish for your pedi).  Read on to make your feet smell very sweet: AIR THEM OUT:  Your feet have over 250,000...

Summer Sandals and The Return of Blisters: Our Best Blister Treatment Advice

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags advice, blisters, feet, Skin Concerns, Tips

Yup, it’s sandal season alright, but if you've got bandages covering up those ugly blisters then you’re definitely not joining the party.  Blisters are caused by friction—brief, intense rubbing from a new shoe or one you haven’t worn in a while (like a flip-flop). Fear not though, our blister treatment tips are here, and with a little TLC, your feet will be celebrating the season in no time.     Don’t pop it: That bubble of fluid is protecting the new skin forming underneath, and if it pops, it will be exposed to bacteria and take longer to heal. Instead,...