Posts tagged "feet"

Beauty IRL: You Don’t Have To Get A Pedicure, But You Probably Should

Toes are adorable on babies and slightly more horrifying on adults. Maybe you should fix your feet. …

By: Megan Reynolds / April 29, 2015

Your Complete Guide To Caring For Your Feet

Before I started marathon training, I almost never thought about my feet. Why would I, right? They’re all the way down there, on the ground. Never mind the fact that most of the jobs I’ve had in my life have required my feet to bear the weight of my body for eight-to-ten hours at a…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 20, 2015

How Shoes Made Me More Aware Of My Mortality

Two weeks before the Chicago Marathon, I bought a new model of the shoes I’d been training in and started running in them to try to break them in for the race. I bought them without trying them on because I figured Saucony probably wouldn’t change much about the shoe between models. I was mistaken,…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 10, 2014

Women Have Surgery So Designer Heels Fit Better

How far are women willing to go for fashion? According to The New York Times, pretty far. The newspaper walks a mile in the shoes of a handful of LA- and NYC-based podiatrists who perform procedures specifically designed to help women fit comfortably into designer heels. What types of surgery are women undergoing for the sake of their…

By: Newser / April 29, 2014

A Little Boy Without Feet Skills Us All In Soccer

Some days, you’re like “I really can’t deal with working out, I’m so tired.” And then you read about kids like Brazilian boy Gabriel Muniz, who was born without feet and still manages to play soccer, and then you feel absolutely mortified about your own laziness. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 3, 2012

Ew, Girl: 9 Examples Of Gross Shrimp Cocktail Toes

Shrimp Cocktail Toes: You might know it as toe overhang, but we prefer to call it Shrimp Cocktail, after the way toes sometimes hang over the edge of sandals and shoes like delicate shrimps. Ladies, you know when you’re buying shoes that are too small, forcing toes to cram in areas they shouldn’t, or too…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 17, 2012

This Is What Modeling Does To Your Feet

I hope you have digested lunch, as the photo above, which you no doubt can’t tear your eyes from, is a bit stomach-turning. This is what happens when you walk in ridiculously high heels in countless runway shows over the course of the various fashion weeks — your feet turn black and blue (and yellow!)…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 13, 2011

Nice Toes, Miss: What’s The Strangest Compliment You’ve Ever Gotten?

This morning, I shared the elevator in my apartment building with a couple of random movers. We were making polite chit chat when one of them suddenly said, in a rather flirty/pervy voice, “Nice toes, miss.” Then he tried to eye bang me, but I avoided his gaze as I chuckled and said thank you.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 12, 2011

Stinky Summer Feet No More

Ladies, let’s admit that stinky feet can be a problem in the summer, especially since most of us haven’t mastered looking chic while wearing socks with sandals. (Never, ever.) But there is a way to keep your feet and shoes odor-free this summer. Silver Linings are thin shoe inserts infused with Agion Antimicrobial, a silver-based…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2011

Women Getting Plastic Surgery … On Their Feet!

Will it ever end!? As if being able to surgically alter your breasts, hips, nose, cheeks, lips, butt, thighs and stomach wasn’t enough, women are now getting cosmetic procedures on their feet so they can fit into tiny heels and look absolutely perfect in a pair of sandals. The Beverly Hills Aesthetic Foot Surgery i…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 29, 2010

9 Ways To Save Your Feet From The Aftermath Of Sexy Heels

If you like to wear heels, whether to work, on a daily basis or simply to party, you know that beauty is pain. However, there are certain things that you can buy that will make wearing heels worth every minute of wearing them. Forget about your cracked heels, painful feet, blisters and bunions, after the…

By: Carli Alexa Blau / July 23, 2010

How To Keep Your Feet Looking Nice This Summer

When I lived at home, my mom made us — and our confused friends — wash our feet in the sink before entering the house proper during the summer. In sandal weather, she could often be heard admonishing us not to “drag our street feet into the house!” As a result, I’m flexible and balanced…

By: Lily Q / May 22, 2010

Beauty How-To: Get Rid of Foot Odor

Our worst nightmare? Stretching out on our bed with the latest Mr. Frisky, asking for a foot massage, and seeing his face turn green. Sure it’s a long running joke that people’s feet smell, but the laugh’s on you when sweaty socks or old slippers turn your toes rancid. Instead of asking your pedicurist to…

By: The Frisky / March 31, 2010

Beauty How-To: Score Soft Feet

There’s nothing worse than kicking your shoes off after a long day only to gawk at your cracked heels and rough toes. Our little piggies take a lot of hits between high heels, standing at bars, and walking around the office. Do yourself, and your feet, a favor: Take the time to pamper yourself with…

By: The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Get Rid of Corns

How can we be expected to wear fabulous shoes if nasty little callouses keep causing us pain? A combination of prevention and treatment will rid you of corns forever and have you wearing skin-bearing sandals all summer long.

By: The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Give Yourself a Foot Treatment

Pedicures at a salon are a thing of the past. Why pay someone to do what you can do for free, and in the comfort of your own home? Learn how to be you’re own nail tech after the jump!

By: The Frisky / March 4, 2010

Beauty How-To: Remove A Callous

For women with ticklish feet, a pumice stone scrubbing can feel more like torture than a treatment. Luckily, there are home remedies that can de-callous your feet without the invasive tingle of a pedicure. (Those who have diabetes or poor circulation should avoid these procedures)…

By: The Frisky / February 8, 2010

Beauty How-To: Soothe Tired Feet

Let’s face it, all of those killer heels are, well, killer. When you don’t have time to get the massage your need, or have a nail tech take a pumice stone to your heels, you can take care of your feet at home.

By: The Frisky / February 8, 2010

If You Wanna Know If He Loves You So, It’s In His … Feet

If you want to know how someone’s really feeling about you, look down. No, not down there! All the way down. A new study (commissioned by a shoemaker, Jeffrey West, natch) claims that our feet, more so than our eyes and facial expressions, reveal what’s going on inside our heads. People are more conscious of…

By: Nikki Dowling / December 3, 2009

I Have Foot Issues

The New York Times devoted an entire article today to women who loathe their feet. Yes, feet. Smelly, flaky, callused, un-pedicured feet. Some blogs will mock the Times‘ hard-hitting piece of journalism about the ways sandal season brings out our most shameful podia-neuroses.

But I hear you, women who are ashamed of your feet.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2009
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