DIY Foot Soak for Summer Ready Feet

4 years ago

Ok so anyone who knows me, knows I loathe feet. Some people have a foot fetish, I have a foot phobia. I don't want to touch them, look at them or be anywhere around them. Unfortunately for me, I have 2 attached  to the bottom of my legs. Or fortunately, depending on how you wanna look at it. But anyway something that makes them even worse is when they're ugly. I have what I believe to be ugly foot syndrome. Of course I can't really judge objectively but I have spent my life walking around barefoot. I hate socks and locating a pair of shoes is just too much work. And that takes it's toll. 

DIY Foot Soak

With summer just around the corner, I need to do something about it. I don't want to screw up an awesome pair of wedges with my fugly feet. You can buy those weird foot files and "buff" off your skin but that just creeps me out and gives me the willies. So I found this foot soak ages ago, God knows where, and I wrote it down. Like with an honest-to-God pen and paper (how very retro of me) but I lost it. However, I just found it and decided to give it a try. It worked wonders! And you only need 3 ingredients. One being water and the other 2 you probably already have in your house.

 You will need:

  • 1/2 cup Listerine (any mouthwash will do)
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar (I used apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 cup Water (of the H20 variety)


Mix them together in a shallow container of some sort. I used an old pie transporter that we don't use anymore. Trust me, we will not ever be eating out of that again. Soak your feet while drinking a glass of wine and reading celebrity gossip. Well, that last part isn't exactly necessary but it's nice. I soaked for 15 minutes and had good results but next time I think I'll go a little longer. The time would really depend on what state you're beginning with.


So just for you guys, I'll show you before and after pictures of my feet. (Ew!) Don't count on it ever happening again!



Gah! That's a lot of feet! But as you can see, it made a big difference in 10 minutes. They're still only ever going to just be feet but at least they look a whole lot better. It's just a few bucks and a few minutes so go ahead and give it a try! 

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