foot spa
- Feet

How to make a foot spa

The feet play a great role in maintaining the right body posture. Many people and especially women think that wearing high heels or narrow shoes improve one’s posture. The truth of the matter is you might be injuring your feet. After a walk or a run, you might feel the need to pamper your feet. A foot spa is a great way of achieving a good pamper. If you want to feet to remain fit and relaxed for long, go for a foot spa often. This article will give you the process of making your spa.

Get a bowl of lukewarm water

Put oil of your choice in the lukewarm water and mix. Peppermint oil works best if you are looking forward to reviving your feet. Lavender oil will sooth them. To achieve soft feet, use almond and milk soak. To get the best from the above processes, make sure to clean your feet properly.

Soak your feet in the water

pedicure toolsPlace your feet in the water for at least five minutes. However, if you are using the milk and almond oil, you are supposed to soak your feet for 15 minutes.

Use a soft towel

After the fifteen or five minutes soak, dry them with a dry towel. After they are dry, remove all the dirt and clip your toenails.

Massage your feet

A cream or lip balm can be used for a massage. If the bottom of your feet does not feel soft and smooth, a handheld foot rubber could be used. Close attention should be paid to the peeling parts. If the peeling is too much or painful, make an appointment with your doctor.

Moisturize with a body lotion

Body lotions are known to be great feet moisturizers. Apply your favorite body lotion on your feet. You will get a sweet smell after that. It gives them a soft touch as well. If you want to paint the toenails afterward, remember to remove the lotion using a polish remover.

Paint your toenails

painted toenailsAfter you are done with the above procedure, you can now polish your toenails. Get a quality nail polish and paint your nails. For a glossier finish, use a polish which takes longer to dry. For the best results, apply two coats. Give your nails enough time to dry before putting on your shoes. If you cannot do your nails perfectly seek help from a friend.…

back pains
- Body Pains

Tips to manage hand and leg pain

After the gym or a hard day, many people experience stiffness or swelling in the legs and hands. This is not only annoying but reduces the ability of our daily performances. Leg and hand pain affects all age groups. It might be however severe to the older people. This article will provide you with home remedies which can help you reduce or ease body pains.

Compress the pain

knee painsIn many cases, the pain comes after getting involved in strenuous activities. A simple procedure like compressing the hurting area with frozen peas or ice cubes in a towel might take away your pain. Apply the compress on the area for about 15 minutes keeping it elevated. Repeating the procedure a number of times in a day compresses the pain.

Exercise the pain away

Simple repetitive exercises like typing or knitting can take away the pain. Bending the finger forward and backward stretches them reducing the pain. Repeat the procedure thrice a day and for about fifteen minutes and the pain will be reduced. The thing is making your body flexible. The more flexible you are, the lesser the cases of inflammation and swelling. Stretching your painful body parts works wonders. However, avoid overstretching.

Massage

Rubbing the hurting area gently works amazing as well. A massage increases or normalizes blood flow hence relief. Using your fingers, hold on the painful area firmly and push them in deeply for about fifteen minutes. Make sure that your hands are clean before doing the massage and stop in case you experience any pains.

Drink to numb the pain

I mean drink water. In many cases, swelling and pain in the legs or joints are caused by dehydration. Your body sweats a lot during the day. This way, you lose a lot of water and electrolytes like sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Your body is left depleted hence the cause of pains. Keep your body hydrated by consuming 8-20 glasses of water daily.

Invest in leg and hand support products

leg pains, massageIf you are suffering chronic pains, pain support products will go a long way. Always make sure to purchase high-quality products from trusted sellers. Keep the affected area straight and decrease friction. Arm and leg braces work wonders here. All the above are home remedies. As it is always said if the pain persists seek the help of a medic. At times you will be put under medication or refrained from carrying out some duties.…