GEMs of Beauty:
Let me start off this month by admitting how much my feet get on my nerves. Yes, I appreciate them and yes, they get me where I want to go…but they are not dainty. They are really long and narrow and my toes are really long and narrow, and—yeah, Mother Nature, I’m blaming this on you, dear heart—they get even longer with age. Goodbye, beloved shoes. Hello, calluses.
Feet are easy to ignore most of the year, but when summertime brings the sandals out of the deep freeze, attention must finally be paid. Since those much-abused tootsies take a pounding on a good day anyway, now is the best time to start taking care of them properly. Always try to slather on the foot cream when you slather on the hand cream, because your feet can get terribly dry, and your heels can get terribly cracked and rough. And since there are so many fantastic nail polishes to choose from each time you get a pedicure, you won’t have to worry about hiding your feet in sweat-inducing sneakers once you start a regular foot-care regimen. Try some of these terrific products: