From Head to Toe
My friends are wondering how I have time to even write these blogs, especially when I’m so busy with other stuff. My answer to this is that I find writing therapeutic. I have no desire to do this to get free products (like a lot of other bloggers) because I already have tons of creams, makeup, gadgets, etc. Getting free stuff would take the best part out of all of this, which is shopping for the latest products!
Besides writing, I also enjoy yoga. I like stretching and taking a break from a hectic schedule to just enjoy the practice. They say that it is good for us to have periods during the day when we are “in the zone” — where time passes by very quickly because you are engrossed in what you are doing. Yoga, reading and writing do that for me.
Yesterday, I went to my routine lunch time yoga class. It was a Hatha class filled with mostly women. There was a woman next to me who was very pretty. She had on lash extensions, so her eyes looks nice and round. She also had a pretty pink eye shadow with nude lipstick. Her straight hair was pulled into a ponytail. She was probably in her late 20s. I admired her beauty and her figure (tall and lean). But then we were in Down Dog, and I could see her feet. YIKES!! OMG! She had the most disgusting feet — terrible toe nails (dirty, cracked, brittle and desperately in need of a pedicure); her feet were very dry; her heels had cracks and she had corns and calluses. It was like her feet belonged to someone else because it certainly did not match the rest of her. So I don’t get it … everything else looked nice, so why would she neglect her feet? She clearly made an effort on her face and body, but maybe she just decided that since no one else really sees her feet, she can skip them?
For me, I don’t feel clean unless I have clean feet. As soon as I come back from a trip, I will want to get a manicure and pedicure. If I were a guy and I met a girl for the first time and she came over and took off her shoes at my place and I saw her disgusting feet, that would really turn me off. I think it is like a gorgeous, handsome guy who has the perfect body and then he takes his shirt off and he has three nipples or really hairy chest.
The one gadget that I really love is the Scholl Velvet Smooth Diamond Pedi Electric Hard Skin Remover. I love the way it buffs away hard skin for smooth, velvety heels. We exfoliate our face and body so why not our feet? It feels great and my feet feel very soft and smooth. I think we need to take care of our entire body — not just our face. Perhaps next time, if I’ve brace enough, I can casually recommend this product to her?
As Leonardo da Vinci once said, “The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” So let’s make sure we take good care of them!