1 Remove any old nail polish thoroughly.
2 Soak your feet in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes. Add Epsom salts or any other commercial foot soak.
3 Clip your toenails straight across using a toenail clipper or scissors. Clipping straight across will help prevent ingrown toenails.
4 File the toenails to smooth any rough edges.
5 Push back your cuticles. Use a cuticle moisturizer if they do not push back easily after soaking.
6 Massage your feet with a moisturizing lotion. Use an exfoliating lotion if the skin is dry and/or roughened. Use a loofah or pumice stone on roughened areas.
7 Separate your toes. Put cotton between your toes, or use a ready-made device for pedicures.
8 Apply a base coat and give it time to dry.
9 Apply polish, cleaning up any stray marks with a cotton swab dipped in polish remover. Add a second coat for deeper color.
10 Complete the pedicure with a top coat of clear polish
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