Remembering to care for your face, body and hair is easy, but how long has it been since you gave your feet some TLC?
From a basic foot scrub to a fancy paraffin wax treatment, here are 20 products to invest in so you can flaunt your flawless feet in those new sandals you just bought for after the Circuit Breaker!
Foot scrubs and peels
1. Freeman Barefoot Exfoliating Foot Scrub
This foot scrub from the popular skincare brand has a blend of cooling peppermint and tea tree oils to soothe and re-invigorate tired feet, as well as remove remove tough skin around the heels.
Retails for SGD9.50 on Guardian.
2. Tonymoly Shiny Foot Super Peeling Liquid
Need a more heavy-duty product? Try foot peels like Tonymoly’s that has exfoliating AHA, BHA, fruit extracts and moisturising argan oil to condition feet and peel off dead skin. They even provide a pair of disposable plastic socks for better absorption and increased effectiveness, so you’ll have feet as good as new in two weeks!
Available on Lazada for SGD19.
3. Holika Holika Baby Silky Foot One Shot Peeling
Another favourite Korean brand, Holika Holika’s also has exfoliating fruit extracts to remove dead skin cells to reveal smooth, soft feet! Like the Tonymoly one, this also has a pair of plastic socks to soak your feet in, so you can catch up on your favourite shows while the peel does all the work.
Get this at SGD14 on lookfantastic.
4. Ceramic Foot Smoother
With a longer handle, this manual smoother allows you to reach all areas of your feet to scrub away calluses, and dry skin. The ceramic component is also longer lasting than sandpaper types, so you won’t have to replace it as often!
Retails at iHerb for SGD13.78.
5. Bass Brushes Real Volcano Rock
Get more bang for your buck with this natural, reusable tool that sloughs your cracked heels away to reveal smoother, softer skin underneath.
Retails for SGD14.32 on iHerb.
6. The Body Shop Peppermint Pumice Foot Scrub
Give your feet a cooling treat at home with The Body Shop’s Peppermint Pumice Foot Scrub that not only removes unsightly dead skin, but also leaves your feet feeling refreshed and less tired.
Retails for SGD22 on Lazada.
7. Miuvo Wonderlegs
Are your legs constantly tired and sore from being on the go? Try investing in a compact massage machine like this one that can be stowed away when you don’t need it. When in use, it uses heat therapy to relax tense feet and performs dual reflexology on heels, calves, and soles.
Available on Lazada for SGD429.
8. Sencor Foot Massage Spa
Recreate your favourite foot spa at home with this hydro foot massager! Choose between warm and cold bubble bath settings to stimulate blood circulation in tired feet or to re-invigorate sore ones respectively.
SGD69.90 on Lazada.
9. Handheld Electric Massager
In an ergonomic shape and with six different attachments to suit your specific needs, this handheld massager is easy to hold and can be used to access difficult to reach areas of your feet. It even has a moxibustion function, where you can add a hot compress or mugwort to further its effectiveness.
Retails for SGD56.80 on Lazada.
Foot creams and treatments
10. DERMAL THERAPHY Heel Magic
Cracked dry and heels are a problem of the past with this rich and hydrating cream in a convenient stick form. With a blend of moisturising urea, protective olive oil, and vitamin E and A to nourish, moisture loss is prevented so you end up with smoother, softer and firmer skin.
Retails for SGD15.50 on Watsons.
11. KYUSOKU JIKAN Cooling Foot Gel Pad
Although these aren’t as nourishing as the rest on this list, the gel pad cools and has protrusions that stimulates the acupuncture points on the soles of your feet to refresh tired feet after a long day.
SGD18.95 on Watsons.
12. KYUSOKU JIKAN Moisturising Heel Gel Pad
Think of this as an overnight mask- but for your feet! In a unique butterfly shape that adheres tightly to the skin as you sleep, the refreshing gel pad contains moisturising ingredients like jojoba oil, and removes rough skin on the heel with fruit extracts, so you wake up to softer heels the next morning.
Retails on Watsons for SGD18.95.
13. L’Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream
If its luxurious and generous inclusion of 15% Shea Butter (which has been used for centuries in Sub-saharan Africa to nourish and protect skin and hair) aren’t enough to convince you this is good, the 290 reviews and 4.8 star rating might. This is one of the most pampering foot care product you can own to moisturise and soothe dry and irritated skin of your feet.
Retails for SGD16 for a 30ml tube on L’Occitane.
14. Sally Hansen Vitamin E Nail and Cuticle Oil
Make sure you have clean and well-kept nails to go with smoother and softer feet. This cuticle oil from Sally Hansen has vitamin E, wheat germ, aloe, and more to condition weaker cuticles and protect dry and brittle nails.
Retails for SGD12.50 on Watsons.
15. Paraffin wax bath
If your feet or even hands is in need of some serious TLC, try a heavy-duty paraffin wax that softens rough and hard skin. Although it’s usually a service offered in professional spas, you can learn it how to do it yourself at home here.
16. SABON Moisturising Menthol Camphor Foot Cream
To sustain your foot care routine in between treatments, use this moisturising foot cream from Japanese luxury skincare brand SABON daily before bed, which also has cooling menthol and camphor to revive sore feet.
SGD42 on SABON.
17. Innisfree Special Care Mask for Feet
Innisfree’s face masks are known to be good yet budget-friendly, so why nor try their version for feet? A light gel texture made with seven herbal extracts that promise to add vitality to tired feet, this is a great option to consider if you’re seeking an inexpensive one to use on the regular.
Retails on Shopee for SGD3.99.
18. Sephora Collection Foot Mask
In convenient individual packets that house disposable socks soaked in a rich formula made from Almond to nourish dry feet or Lavender to soothe and relax, you’ll have softer feet in as little as 20 minutes!
Retails for SGD7 on Sephora.
19. Starskin The Gold Mask™ Foot Mask
If you’re feeling fancy, opt for this unique, double-layered foot mask from Starskin. The inner layer is a regular foot mask that deeply hydrates the skin with Shea Butter and Rose Hip Oil, while the outer layer is a cute, starry foil layer that has a warming effect on the feet to boost blood circulation and increase absorption.
Retails on Sephora for SGD22.
20. Aliver Whitening & Moisturising Foot Mask
Looking for something new to try out? This lesser known brand’s masks received 4.8-star rating from 257 users, and they exfoliate, moisturise and brighten your feet all at once.
Retails on Shopee for SGD1.89.