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June 15, 2006

Thursday 13 #8

Filed under: Ladies interests — Me2 @ 2:10 pm

Thirteen Recipe for Perfect Feet

1- Squeaky Clean Foot Recipe

  • 2 paper towel(s)
  • 1 part lemon juice
  • 1 part water
  • Mix together (in a bowl) the lemon juice & water
  • Then gently dip paper towel into the mixture
  • Apply paper towels to feet
  • This recipe Softens, removes odors, and smoothes. It is also so
    refreshing to your feet, as it leaves them “fresh”. It cleans the feet
    while leaving them smooth and soft. Great for a day when your in hot,
    sweaty shoes!

2- Smooth & Silky Foot Wash

  • 1 cup Lemon Juice
  • Cinnamon for smell*
  • 2 tbsp (or less) olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • Water ( the amount u prefer )
  • Mix ingredients
  • You can put it in a tub were you can soak your feet or body.
  • Next dry your feet or rinse them with water and a MILD soap.
  • you can replace cinnamon with any another spice, perfume, or flower petals such as roses.
  • This recipe can make a wash that leaves skin refreshed and fragrant.
    After a few weeks of doing this your skin will be silky smooth.

3- Soothing Foot Lotion Recipe

  • 1 tbsp almond oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp wheat germ oil
  • 12 drops eucalyptus essential/fragrance oil
  • Combine ingredients in a dark colored bottle, shake extremely well.
  • To use just rub into the feet and heels.
  • Store in a cool dry place.

4- Foot Balm

  • 2 tbsp your favorite carrier oil (Avocado, Jojoba,
  • Almond or Apricot)
  • 1/2 tsp Aloe Vera gel
  • 1 tbsp Beeswax bits
  • 15-20 drops of Essential oils
  • 1 ml Vitamin E.
  • Heat wax and the carrier oil on the stove in small stainless steel pot, or in a microwave in glass container for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat when wax has melted, add the remaining ingredients and stir well.
  • Pour directly into glass or plastic containers. Store in a cool dark place

5- Banana Hand & Foot Treatment

  • One Banana
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Natural margarine
  • Mix ingredients.
  • Smear on hands & feet and wear heavy cotton gloves socks to bed.
  • Wash off in the morning
  • Makes Dry hands and feet smooth and soft overnight.

6- Strawberry Foot Exfoliant Recipe

  • 8 strawberries
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (or safflower oil )
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp of finely chopped almonds. (optional)
  • Mix together ingredients .
  • Make
    a paste with the ingredients but don’t over blend it since the
    strawberries contain so much water it will make it too liquid.
  • Massage it all into your feet, rinse off and dry.

7- Rejuvenating Foot Scrub

  • 200 ml unscented lotion base
  • 1 tbsp. powdered milk
  • 1 tbsp. corn meal
  • 1 tbsp. spa sea salt (powdered) or apricot kernel meal
  • 2 tsp. shea butter (melted)
  • 1 tsp. vegetable glycerin
  • 1/2 tsp. Vitamin E
  • 1 tbsp. fragrance (we chose Honey Drizzle)
  • Melt/liquefy shea butter in microwave or on stovetop.
  • Cool slightly and add to lotion base stirring well.
  • Add remaining ingredients and funnel into a dispenser bottle or any old lotion bottle you already have.

8- Sea salt Foot Scrub

  • 1/2 cup Sea Salt, finely ground
  • 1/2 cup Baking soda
  • 10-12 drops Essential oils
  • 1 tbsp Glycerin*
  • Mix Sea Salt and Baking soda together in a stainless steel bowl, add essential oils and mix well with fork.
  • Place in air tight glass jar (dark is best). Store in a dark cool area (Mix in Glycerin just prior to treatment)
  • Use the entire amount for one treatment of both feet.
  • makes 100g (1/2 cup) one treatment.
  • you can use vegetable oil such as apricot, sunflower, grape seed,
    almond instead of the glycerin. if using an oil instead of glycerin,
    the shelf life of the recipe is approximately one week.

9- Castor oil Smoothing Foot & Cuticle Scrub

  • 2 tbsp fine sea salt
  • 2 tbsp castor oil
  • 1 tbsp wheat germ, sesame or kukui nut oil
  • 2-3 drops of essential oil (optional)
  • Combine ingredients in a bowl until well blended.
  • Rub gently onto damp skin in circular motions.
  • Rinse well or smooth off in bath.
  • Store unused portion in tightly sealed (preferably glass) container in a cool, dark, dry place for up to 7 days.
  • this recipe makes an invigorating treatment for dry skin .

10- Deodorizing Foot Bath

  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 5-6 tbsp Epson salts
  • 4 liters of warm water
  • Mix ingredients
  • Soak the feet in the solution for 5 minutes
  • Dry thoroughly

11- Sage Deodorizing Foot Powder

  • 1 tbsp of baking powder
  • 2 drops of Sage essential oil
  • Mix baking powder and oil in a plastic bag, shake well. Allow to dry
  • Break up any clumps that may have formed.
  • Dust feet regularly with the powder and add a teaspoon in the shoes overnight

12- Corn starch foot Powder

  • 2 tbsp Baking soda
  • 4 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp Orris root powder
  • 10-15 drops of Essential oils
  • Mix essential oils with Orris root powder
  • mixed baking soda and cornstarch alone
  • add a small amount at a time of Orris root powder mix to baking soda mix until two mixes are blended.
  • Dust feet regularly with the powder and add a teaspoon in the shoes overnight
  • Store this recipe in an air tight container in a cool place. This recipe makes 100g (1/2 cup)

13- Witch hazel Foot Spray

  • 3 tbsp (45ml) Witch Hazel
  • 1 tbsp flower water (Rose or Orange blossom) Or Distilled water.
  • 1/8 tsp Glycerin
  • 10-15 drop of Essential oils
  • Mix all ingredients together
  • Store in a glass container.
  • If using plastic bottle, you can use this recipe within 2 month.
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6 Comments »

  1. Oh my goodness, that’s a very welcome list for my tootsies! I’m going to try some of these recipes! Thank you!

    Comment by nat — June 15, 2006 @ 2:19 pm

  2. Oooh, I may just have to treat myself this weekend!

    Comment by carmen — June 15, 2006 @ 3:47 pm

  3. Wow………this is quite an interesting 13!! Really. And I copied and pasted these tidbits to my notepad and will use them.
    Thanks

    My Thurs 13 is posted

    Comment by Wystful1 — June 15, 2006 @ 8:27 pm

  4. Now this I need to copy paste if you dont mind as my sweetie’s feet…i must admit…smelly!! hahahaha so I will try to pamper his feet with those good foot recipes hehehehe

    Happy T13. mine is up.

    Comment by Fatedhearts — June 15, 2006 @ 9:41 pm

  5. What a wonderful list. Thank you so much. I have copied these down.

    Comment by Mrs. Cranky Pants — June 15, 2006 @ 11:23 pm

  6. Will definately need to be trying some of those! Gotta have nice feet when you were sandals.

    Comment by PixiePincessMom — June 16, 2006 @ 4:52 am


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