FASHION: GIVE YOUR FEET A SUMMER TREAT
Wednesday 05 May 1999
Mmmm delicious... Aveda Pedicure Deluxe at Harvey Nichols in London (0171- 584 0011) and in Leeds (0113-236 0077). How about sitting on a vibrating throne which massages your back, while a fully qualified therapist gives you a three step pedicure. 1) a sea-salt foot jacuzzi, 2) a polish (to remove all yucky hard bits), 3) a reflexology foot-massage. Be prepared to sip fruit juices and champagne while the ultimate pampering service takes place.
Feet for Life for free
Scholl retail outlets nationwide are holding a Feet For Life campaign from May 24 to June 12. This means you can pop along for a free consultation. Also, Scholl stores have chiropody clinics on site, so for pounds 20 you can have a pampering session - foot soak, toenail trim, foot-and-leg massage, enquiries 0800 074 2040.
Fancy feet for under pounds 5
Body Shop is the place for cheap but chic foot remedies. Try Pumice Foot Scrub, pounds 3; Peppermint Foot Lotion, pounds 1.25; or Refreshing Foot Spray, pounds 2.75.
DIY feet treats
On your feet all day? Try the beauty editors' favourites: Sole Searcher, pounds 12.50 for 150mls, by Origins (0800 731 4039) is a reviving exfoliator; also Origins' reflexology socks, pounds 12.50, are printed with a map on the sole telling you which points to press for all-over relief.
Borghese Spa Socks, pounds 39.50, lined with polymer (refreshing mush - jojoba oil, vitamin E, and lots of nutrients) a bath of "intensive moisturisation" helps callused, dry skin. For further information call 01273 408 800.
Crabtree & Evelyn's range of Aloe Vera foot feasts includes a cooling foot spray, pounds 5.25, and a foot-and-leg massage lotion, pounds 5.50, enquiries 0171-603 1611.
Warehouse sells nail varnish in packs of three bottles - bright, clear and neutral - for pounds 10. Glitter is out, naturals are in, enquiries 0171- 278 3491.
Miss Selfridge - a new scented range comprising strawberry, blueberry and tangerine - pounds 2.50. Also decorate your feet with toe-rings, pounds 1.50, and anklets, pounds 2.50, both by Miss Selfridge, enquiries 0181-910 1375. For the most glamorous toes, forget au naturel and go for bright red. Try the Sicily shade by Christian Dior, pounds 11.50, enquiries 01273 515021
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