While the winter may not be the ideal time to start thinking about how our feet look in summer sandals, a little preparation can go a long way, and these foot buffers will ensure your tootsies are looking their best when the warmer weather finally arrives.
Summer bodies might be made in winter, and summer-ready feet are also pampered throughout winter.
Just because you’re hiding them in slipper socks, multiple layers of tights and thermal socks it doesn’t mean they don’t deserve some tender care, giving yourself a pamper and pedicure throughout winter will guarantee your feet look their best when you’re ready to slip on your first pair of strappy sandals in summer.
With these foot buffers, you can ensure dead skin and dry skin is no more, as you buff it away with ease and comfort. This is our pick of five of the best foot buffers, with a mixture of manual and electric, and a pair of socks that require very little effort, but a bit of mess afterwards.
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Soap and Glory Foot Buffer
Described as an Utterly Fantastic Foot Buffer, this comes with three different filing heads. There’s a rough side to really work your dead skin away, a smoother side for a final buff and then a toe piece for filing in between the toes.
This foot buffer is easy to use, really works away the dead skin and leaves skin feeling smooth and doesn’t aggravate or hurt your feet in any way.
Cheap and cheerful, this is the cheapest option on the list, so if you’re looking for something that’s affordable and works, the Soap and Glory Foot Buffer is the product for you.
Footner exfoliating socks
All you have to do is pop the Footner exfoliating socks on for 60 minutes, they suggest applying petroleum jelly to the tops of your feet to avoid unnecessary skin shedding here, and wait for the magic to happen. The next couple of days you’ll find yourself questioning whether these exfoliating socks have actually even done anything but be patient.
After a few days your feet will go very dry, and then all of a sudden your feet will start to shed the dead skin. And it’ll just keep peeling off. Try to wear socks or slippers around the house, otherwise, you’ll find dead skin everywhere and even though your skin might seem dry, avoid using moisturisers during the exfoliation process as this may reduce the effect of the product.
It can take between 7 and 10 days for the exfoliation process to complete itself, but in some cases, it can last up to 14 days. Don’t worry, all that skin shedding will be worth the end result.
Whilst the process of dead skin removal might not be the prettiest thing in the world, the results are definitely worth it.
After a week of shedding dead skin on your feet like a snake, you’re left with beautifully soft and supple tootsies that you’ll be happy to show off in sandals or heels.
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The JML Ped Egg is another great foot file tool, it feels incredibly smooth to use on your feet, but still works really hard to remove dead skin. There are over 135 micro files on this little oval shaped dome file that remove hard skin and calluses.
What’s more the handy design traps shavings so you don’t leave a mess of filed dead skin on the floor, and rather disgustingly it’s quite satisfying to see the results of your hard work once you’ve finished filing your feet.
The file is safe to touch, easy to use and leaves your feet feeling smooth. Definitely, another foot file to consider.
One of the easiest of the bunch to use, it requires very little effort and yet it works extremely hard on your feet to remove dead skin.
Battery operated, you simply twist this foot file on and move across your feet to let the roller head with long-lasting micro-abrasive particles do their job and buff away hard skin.
It’s might be £39.99 to buy, but you’ll have this for years and your arms will be happy, no longer will you have to scrub away at your feet on a regular basis.
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This works just like the Scholl Foot File, you simply switch it on and let it work its magic to file away dead skin with little effort from yourself.
It’s gentle on the feet and takes the chore out of smoothing the skin on the foot.