Well are you?
I think the first ray of warm sunshine to hit our faces and we have to think about the horror of revealing our feet for the first time after a long winter of socks and boots.
Added to this, I’ve also been pregnant for the whole winter so my feet are more like hooves than toes. The hard skin is appalling and I have been suffering from heel pain.
Towards the end of my pregnancy, I felt my posture shift. It happens to all pregnant women to compensate for the rather large bump we carry around-they don’t call it waddling for nothing.
As a result though, my feet have suffered terribly.
So when the lovely people at Scholl offered me a summer-feet preparation pack, how could I refuse?
In the parcel I got:
A pair of party feet insoles
A tube of Dry Skin Instant Recovery Cream and
A can of Fresh Step Shoe Spray
For weeks, I have been religiously using the Express Pedi. It is amazing. Even after the first go I noticed a difference.
It has a really nice shaped handle which is not clumsy to hold when you’re using it. It also comes with batteries which is a winner in this house as all of our spare batteries get used on those annoying toys-like keyboards that you wish you could throw through the window.
You just turn a dial at the top of the handle to turn it on an you’re off.
Obviously because if the nature of the device (some pumice material on a roll that goes round) it makes a noise. However it is not overly loud and I have used it within a metre or so of Baby G when he was asleep and it did not wake him.
Once done, I smothered my feet in the Dry Skin Instant Recovery Cream and put my own socks on to keep my feet as smooth as possible. I left the socks on over night on most occasions.
The cream has a pleasant smell and isn’t greasy like some hard skin cream can be.
I have used both the device and the cream on my knees as well as my feet to prepare for a wedding I am attending (for fake tan purposes) and I couldn’t be more pleased. The products are not billed to be used on other dry areas but nappy changing on my knees has taken its toll. Not anymore.
I used party feet during my partying days (way before children) so I can already vouch for their ball-of-foot savings.
I will be popping them into my new shoes for said wedding complete with super smooth and well-manicured feet.
I’m not going to lie, my feet smell beautiful after all the attention they have been getting but the deodorising foot spray has not been wasted.
I’m a farmer’s wife and Hubster’s feet can get very hot in wellies. I could not be happier. His farm boots and various farm footwear have been duly sprayed (without me telling him before hand) and he asked if I had done something to his shoes-which by farmer standards, is a compliment, believe me.
The upshot of my Scholl experiment is that it has been a resounding success.
I do feel the Express Pedi may have one drawback though-it may be the downfall of the chiropodist because honestly, by using it, you will not need to visit one.
It just leaves one question. Are you beach foot ready? If the answer is no, Scholl is the answer.
*I was sent the Scholl Get Set for Summer pack for the purposes of this review but all opinions are my own.