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    13 Foot-Saving Products With Before And After Photos You'll Love To Hate

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    1. A two-pack of wart-removal gel for treating plantar warts faster than you can say, "how do I treat my plantar wart?"

    Promising review: "I NEVER write reviews, but this stuff is a miracle so I had to. Stop debating which wart removal product you want to buy and get this NOW. I've tried everything, including having my warts frozen off at the doctor, and not even that did the trick. This stuff did. My warts were extremely large and stubborn, but I was persistent with the gel every day for about six weeks, and they're almost gone. It's absolutely amazing." β€”Maria Efting

    Get them from Amazon for $13.92.

    2. A foot filer to leave your feet feeling even smoother than your pedicurist could make them feel β€” minus the tickle attack from the pumice stone.,

    Promising review: "After comparing foot files and reading the reviews, I decided to order this foot file. Living with chronic pain conditions has made it almost impossible to get out and go to the nail salon on a regular basis. I needed a way that I could 'maintain' my feet in between pedicure appointments, and purchasing this foot file was definitely a great decision. I couldn't believe how well and easily it removed the dead skin from the bottom of my feet. The only other product that I used was a tiny amount of callus remover to help remove the unwanted dry skin. I couldn't believe how well it worked and my feet felt so much better. I would highly recommend using caution when it comes to the amount of skin that you slough off. Otherwise, you could remove too many layers of skin, leaving your feet sensitive to touch or painful when walking on them. If you are looking for a way to maintain your feet on your own then look no further! The price is competitive, the quality is top notch, and it couldn't be any easier to use." β€”Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    3. A fungal nail renewal solution that'll have you whipping out your fave pair of sandals again in no-time to show off your fungi-free toes.

    Promising review: "I've tried numerous products and even had my toe nails ripped out, and still the fungi would return. As a runner and triathlete I've always had fungi nails on at least four or six toes. I purchased my first tube of this and finished it within two and a half months. It proved to be the most effective product YET, so I ordered another tube to get rid of the last 3% of remaining fungus. I would easily do a commercial for this product validating its effectiveness! Plus, the price on Amazon makes it worth it." β€”AstoriaNY

    Get it from Amazon for $15.42 (originally $24.99).

    4. Baby Foot to exfoliate those feetsies that are sometimes prone to cracking and peeling. If you don't already have a foot fetish, you might have one after using this stuff... KIDDING, maybe.

    Just open the package, apply to your feet, and then wash away after use!

    Promising review: "WOAH! It definitely works! It's disgusting yet incredibly gratifying! My skin didn't REALLY start peeling until about five to seven days after the treatment and I'll admit that I was really bad about pulling it off as I saw it as opposed to letting it slough off naturally, but it still worked great. Just make sure to soak your feet daily for at least 10 minutes. There was no pain or discomfort at all. This process does take some patience and you're not going to want to show your tootsies during that week or so, but it's so worth it! It's by far the most effective exfoliation I've ever experienced. I kind of wish I could do this to my whole body, haha! I'll be using these regularly anytime my feet start to feel a little rough." β€”Wildflower

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99.

    5. A toenail brace to help correct nail curvature and reduce ingrown toenails β€” as a former ingrown toenail sufferer myself who had to have surgery not once, but twice, I WISH I could have easily tried to solve my issues by buying a product on Amazon!


    Promising review: "I never realized how curved and not-OK my toenails were. I thought the pain I had was just normal and a fact of life. Only when I read about the Curve Correct product did I realize that I had a major problem that could be resolved! Now I'm on the way to normal, flat toenails that DON'T grow curved into my skin!" β€”Jamie H.

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    6. A pair of gel heel sleeves – just slip them on and let them work their magic by helping to heal cracked, painful heels. HEAL THOSE HEELS!


    Promising review: "I have been having trouble with badly cracked heels and I tried vaseline in my socks overnight, but I would get hot and end up taking them off. These provided great breathability all night and in the morning β€” my cracked heels already look a million times better. If you are looking for a product that softens your heels and starts working away at those dry, cracked areas immediately, I would recommend these. After wearing them for three days, (and using a pumice stone once in the shower in between), my heels look nearly perfect." β€”Victor Farrell

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    7. A tea tree oil foot and body wash so you can not only get your feetsies feeling nourished and soft, but your whole body!

    Promising review: "This product is amazing and it really works. My husband had athlete's foot, (only on one foot), for many years, he tried all the over-the-counter and prescription medications, and nothing worked. His foot was peeling and he would scratch it until it bled. I came across this soap in my search, and one of the reviews gave me hope it would work for my husband. He was hesitant at first, because nothing worked in the past and he had given up on anything working. When he finally tried it, he loved the way his foot felt after. It took about a week or so for us to start seeing the difference. Now, his foot is all clear of the athlete's foot. He's been using it for about two months. I recommend this soap to my friends all the time." β€”3SpoiledChi’s

    Get it from Amazon for $15.25.

    8. O'Keeffe's foot cream β€” you may be familiar with their popular hand cream, so now it's time to get those feet feeling as smooth as those hands.

    Promising review: "I have tried EVERYTHING, but because I am barefoot all the time, my heels crack (gross!!!!!!)... a lot. Sometimes they split open and it can be incredibly painful. I've tried creams, lotions, oils, you name it. Based on the reviews on Amazon, I thought I would give this foot cream a try, because I had recently had a split appear, and it was super painful to walk on. After about three days of applying this cream at bedtime, the pain started to go away because the healing process was kicked into gear by my skin finally being soft enough to do its thing. It leaves a weird residue on your hands after application, (which could probably easily be washed off if I wasn't already cozied up in bed), but it made all the difference for my normally cracked and dry heels. I notice I get much better results when I use it daily, (so if you skip a few days, you'll notice it won't work as well). Consistency is key, but it really does work!" β€”Faith Mendelson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.21.

    9. An electronic foot filer that may make you feel like you just left the best pedicure of your life, all while paying less than what you'd actually pay for your pedicure β€” I mean, this at least costs less than what I pay for a pedicure, that's for darn sure., Amazon

    Promising review: "OH MY GOODNESS!! AMAZING! I wish I had taken a before photo because I am extremely impressed with this little machine. I had back surgery, so for about five months I couldn't bend down to scrub my feet like I normally do every day in the shower. I eventually got very dry feet that were calloused. I have tried different scrubs, soaks, and creams, but nothing has worked as well as this machine. Within five minutes, it scrubbed off so much dead skin and my feet now feel better than they have in a long time! They feel soft and callous-free again. I'm blown away at how quickly it worked! Very affordable and worth every penny." β€”Angel M.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.98.

    10. A callus-removal gel β€” first you soak your feet for two to three minutes in hot water, dry them and apply a generous layer of the gel to your calloused feet, let it sit for three minutes, wipe it off, use a foot scrubber of your choice, and bam β€” dead skin, be gone.

    Promising review: "Best foot callus remover I have ever used! I read a lot of the reviews before purchasing this product. Most callus removers I have purchased in the past were not very effective. So I was encouraged by the reviews. I saw that a lot of reviewers mentioned to be very careful not to leave it on longer than three or four minutes, so I was careful the first time I used it and still had a spot on my pinkie toe where too much skin had been removed and caused a little sore spot. My feet were the softest they have ever been. I would recommend scrubbing your feet with a pumice scrubber before using the remover. However, do not leave the remover on your feet for longer than the recommended time. You will regret it!" β€”Cheri whisker

    Get it from Amazon for $15.87.

    11. An electric callus-remover to make the task of getting rid of cracked skin so much faster and simpler, because who wants to sit there scrubbing away at their feet like they're Annie scrubbing the floor until it shines like the top of the Chrysler building?

    Promising review: "Best product on the market for sure! My feet, embarrassingly so, were in horrible shape. Very dry and rough. Felt like they had 50 layers of dead skin on them even using the manual scraper, pumice stone, soaking until they were wrinkled β€” did not do anything but force me do it again two days later. Let me say, after just one use of this, my feet were baby soft! I couldn't believe what I was seeing and feeling! I then used this the next day on just one spot on my heel that was a bit hard, and poof, it was gone and soft like the rest. Sooo satisfied with this product and will recommend to anyone I see that has dry rough feet." β€”Kimberly Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    12. A peeling liquid mask that one reviewer (see below), recommends using with a pair of socks on to help lock-in the solution so it can really work its magic.

    Promising review: "Holy peel! These work great β€” just the same as the more expensive ones you see out there. When I put the bags on my feet, I actually put a pair of socks over them. That helps to make sure the solution is touching all parts of my feet and really doing its work. Within about five days, my whole foot looked like it was dipped in acid and is coming off. It's super gross shedding for about a week, but then silky smooth after. It's definitely worth the flakes." β€”Megan Pinnell

    Get one pair from Amazon for $13.50.

    13. A four-pack of 2-in-1 pumice stonesso you can treat yourself to an at-home spa treatment. If you're anything like me, you might be giggling the entire time you use these, but ya know what? It's fun.

    Promising review: "I just got these today and I'm already in love with them. I have horrible deep cracks all around my heels, the balls of my feet, and the base of my big toes. I have tried every other product with minimal to no results β€” I have a box of every foot product you can imagine. I wasn't expecting to find something that actually works. I soaked my feet for about five minutes, then went to town scrubbing. I expected that I'd probably see no results, (since this is the first use), and holy moly was I wrong. I had immediate results. After that one use, my feet were already smoother. The cracks were still there, but they were significantly less, and that is just after ONE use. I'm really, really impressed." β€”Heather Bopp

    Get them from Amazon for $11.92.

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