Have you been slathering lotion on that callus to no end? Not even Shea butter did it, right? Have you tried clipping away the thickening patch of ugliness with a nail clipper to no avail? Not even a scissor could get rid of that thing, right? It’s OK, I’ve been there. Strip away the embarrassment and callus with these simple steps and tips, and you’ll find your foot-fetish lover back on your toes soon enough! Products and tips Karen-tested, and Karen-approved.
CoverGirl Pumice Stone/Massager, $3.49 (BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!), Rite Aid
Sally Hansen Callus & Foot Softener, $8.99, Walgreens
Freeman Bare Foot Shea Butter Heel & Callus Balm Peppermint & Plum, $3.79, CVS
What to DO:
- While showering, be sure to soak your feet for at least a minute. Once moist, wet your pumice stone and rub it against your callus. I rub the stone over all the callus-prone areas of my foot, like my heel and the sides of my toes, regardless if I have a callus there or not. You’re basically scrubbing off all that dried skin.
- At night, apply the Sally Hansen Callus & Foot Softener while your feet are still tender so that your skin absorbs the gel along with the water from your shower.
- In the morning, apply the Freeman Bare Foot Shea Butter Heel & Callus Balm to your feet so that they don’t dry out during a long day’s worth of walking.
I guarantee you after a few days, your feet will be softer than ever. If they aren’t, seek some professional help, buddy. Seriously.