I’ve maybe been taking the wrong approach to my feet over the years. I tend to let them suffer. Hard skin builds up until it resembles parmesan and the cuticles are left to their own devices. Then, about twice a year, I embark on an emergency pedicure, sometimes even taking scissors to the dead skin. But this time, I’ve upped the ante. I’ve found a scrub that doesn’t feel like pushing wet cereal around my toes, and I’ve discovered Cowshed’s On The Hoof Foot Balm (£19, cowshedonline.com), which takes its fragrance from the walled gardens at Babington House. It reminds me of the sort of luscious cream you’d smear on a scone.
Margaret Dabbs Hydrating Foot Soak £22, margaretdabbs.co.uk Leighton Denny Exfoliating Foot Masque £14, leightondenny.com Ciaté Marula Oil £15, ciatelondon.com Fig + Yarrow Foot Treatment Scrub £25, urbanoutfitters.com Tweezerman Nail Rescue Kit £22, asos.com
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