Gently push back softened cuticles with a stainless steel cuticle pusher. Next, trim nails straight across with a toenail clipper, filing away any hard edges to prevent ingrown nails.
TRY: Quo Toe Nail Clipper, $4.50, Revlon Style File, $2.50, Quo Expert Cuticle Pusher/Scraper, $6
Banish stubborn calluses with a hard-working foot file or pumice stone. If you have especially rough feet, apply a gel-based callus remover before using a foot file.
TRY: Tweezerman Pedro Callus Stone, $20; Profoot Callus Blaster Gel Callus Remover, $20
Scrub and Moisturize
A dense foot scrub is the key to achieving super-soft skin. Use a sugar-based formula and then follow up with a balm-like moisturizer with rich ingredients like sheer butter and essential oils.
TRY: Clarins Foot Beauty Treatment Cream, $37; June Jacobs Spa Collection Lemon Sugar Body Polish, $55 (Buy Now)
Apply a layer of basecoat to ensure a smooth surface. Paint the colour in three strokes: one down the middle and one along each side. Repeat for a second layer and finish with a topcoat for protection and shine.
TRY: Quo by Orly All-in-One, $10; Nicole by OPI Strengthenere Plus, $11.
Metallic polishes will take you from day to night to weekend in style.
From top: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Color in Silver Sweep, $8; Revlon Nail Enamel in Gold Coin, $8; Nars Nail Polish in Diamond Life, $21 (Buy Now)
Add a pop of Crayola-worthy colour to brighten any ensemble and mood.
From top: Dio Vernis Haute CouleurExtreme Wear Nail Lacquer in Plaza, $31; Bourjois So Lacque! Ultra Shine Nail Polish in Rouge Casino, $10; Gosh Nail Lacquer in Blue Balloon, $7
Pretty pastels are the perfect complement to spring's feminine frocks.
From top: Essie Nail Lacquer in A Crewed Interest, $12; Essence Colour & Go Quick Drying Nail Polish in You Belong To Me, $1.50; L'Oreal Paris Colour Riche Nail Colour in Butterfly Kisses, $9.