This has been a busy week for beauty. There were a number of media events this week which happened to coincide with my eight days of work at my day job all in a row. While I would never complain about getting the opportunity to attend such amazing events, the extra long days have taken a toll on my body and after another stretch of work this weekend, I look forward to my three days off in a row next week to recuperate. I haven't done my nails in a week and don't even ask me about my toes! Let's just say that the other night, I asked my husband to shape my toenails because I was too tired to reach and he actually did a great job! I feel like he may have missed his calling!
Avon has a multitude of products to cater to your every possible need and tonight I am going to be giving my feet some much deserved TLC. I would show you my feet if they were pretty, but they are destroyed from wearing pointy shoes all week so you will just have to trust me when I say "I need this!" Pedicures can be quick and dirty or when I make time, a much more luxurious experience. If my feet are really sore, I will first soak them in a little basin with bath salts to soften the skin and remove the calluses with my Micropedi or Amope.
Next, I use the Avon Dual Action Pedi Peel ($10.00 CDN) pads which are soaking in a mixture of glycolic, malic and lactic acid - my favourite AHA trio! There are 22 pads inside with one pad being more than enough for both feet. These acids gently exfoliate the skin, but if you have tougher areas of skin, these will not be enough to "eat away" at it.
What I love about getting pedicures done by someone else is the gloriously hydrating leg and foot massage! When I'm home, I try to use a more luxurious and thick moisturizer just to get as close as I can to the experience at a salon, like with Avon's Planet Spa Blissfully Nourishing Hand, Elbow and Foot Cream* (75mL/$10.00 CDN). This is extremely creamy and hyd...