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Will Olay Thermal Pedicure Treatment Give Me A Hotfoot? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Apr 2011 2:01am Lauren’s lament… I bought the new Oil of Olay Thermal Pedicure Foot Treatment. How does it work? How does it know to stop getting hot? Could it ever get too hot? I don’t want to burn my toes! The Right Brain responds: Olay’s Thermal Pedicure works by a chemical process known as heat of dissolution. Which is just a fancy way of s ... Read on »
Running 101: Get a Professional Shoe Fitting by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 5:01am Gorgeous sunny morning. Nice cool - but not cold - temps. Crisp clean air. Beautiful scenery. And to top it all off, an awesome new playlist on my MP3 player. Indeed, all the makings of a magnificent long run. Which it was (my pace time surprised me so much that I rechecked it on 3 separate websites to make sure I wasn't imagining thing ... Read on »
Lupus chat with a pedicure by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 12:50pm Time for a pedicure! Now! Monthly pedicures have become a necessary indulgence. Once, I did my own, but due to persistent lupus arthritis in my hands, eventually the day came when I conceded I could no longer manage the task myself. My options were to teach my husband how, twist my daughter’s arm, or perhaps enlist a close friend. None ... Read on »
Pedicure Do’s & Don’t by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm In a survey of women ages 18-49 by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), close to 50% stated that they had received a professional pedicure by the age of 25. Most podiatrists agree that pampering your feet is good for foot hygiene, but improper foot care or use of pedicure tools can lead to the development of bacterial, fungal ... Read on »
quirky consequence by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Aug 2011 1:49am Having lived much of my life in cold climates, my toes were buried most of the time from October through March in opaque stockings covered with silk socks followed by wool socks all encased in boots. The rest of the time they were hidden in tap shoes, ballet slippers and jazz shoes; for modern we danced barefoot, but nary a toe had a pre ... Read on »
A letter to all our skin care professionals. by Jane .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:19am I’ve just lost one of my closest friends to ovarian cancer. She’d been my buddy for almost 30 years. We met as mini-skirted Brits in New York. There wasn’t much we didn’t share. I remember how she comforted me on an early failed romance by giving me a cup of tea, hot-buttered cinnamon toast and a good ego-boost. Later, it was my turn when she went ... Read on »
A letter to all our skin care professionals. by Jane .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 2:28pm I’ve just lost one of my closest friends to ovarian cancer. She’d been my buddy for almost 30 years. We met as mini-skirted Brits in New York. There wasn’t much we didn’t share. I remember how she comforted me on an early failed romance by giving me a cup of tea, hot-buttered cinnamon toast and a good ego-boost. Later, it was my turn when she we ... Read on »
Top Ten Tips for Healthy Glowing Skin by Diane D. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 22 Jul 2008 8:24pm 1 Comment I know I want to keep my skin looking beautiful and healthy and I'm sure you do too! Aside from the beauty bit, our skin is our largest organ and protects us against the invasion of foreign substances, also serving as the transfer point for the release of toxins from our bodies. Now, if you find yourself coveting the gorgeous skin of fashion mod ... Read on »
Going for a spa pedicure is some... by Michele L. Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:11pm Going for a spa pedicure is something I regularly treat myself to. I mean, with all the walking, carrying of kids and exercising that I do, my feet just need to be de-calloused and pampered by a professional on a regular basis. But manicures? I (almost) always shy away from indulging in one. While I deem pedicures a necessity, a manicure ... Read on »
Pedicure and Manicure tips by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 11:48am Petroleum Jelly During home manicures, it's hard to keep the nail polish from running over on your cuticles. Petroleum jelly can help your manicures look more professional. Dab some along the base of your nails and the sides. If polish seeps off the nail during the manicure, all you do is wipe off the petroleum jelly and the sloppy nail polis ... Read on »