FOOT PEELING BOOTS – GENIUS OR JUST GROSS??

We have all seen the adverts for these foot peeling socks / boots all over the place. I have to admit I was really intrigued.

The adverts make them look amazing with people pulling sheets of dead skin off their feet to reveal beautiful baby soft skin underneath.

As usual, I was skeptical. Surely it can’t be that easy to get beautiful soft feet? (not something I am naturally blessed with unfortunately).

But I knew I had to give it a go. I brought Footner Exfoliating socks from Boots. I chose these for no other reason other than I was too impatient to order ones available online and wait for delivery. They cost Β£15 for one pair of socks.

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I put these on that afternoon. They are a plastic bag in the shape of a boot and they have a lining which is soaked in the magic product. The ingredients contain various acids so I assume this is what causes the peeling.

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Once the boots are on they are quite loose on your feet so I put a pair of socks over mine so that the solution was in direct contact with my skin. You then leave them on for an hour.

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Once an hour is passed you rinse the solution off and that’s it. Done. I am very impatient and wanted to see peeing instantly but no, nothing. My feet look no different at all.

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Now the waiting begins. It says it will take up to 10 days for my new feet to appear.

Here is my diary of what happened – (apologies for the gross photos)

Day 1 – 3 Feet feel and look exactly the same as before. No change whatsoever.

Day 4 – My feet feel very dry and tight today. Desperate to moisturise but you are not allowed too. No peeling yet.

Day 5 – OMG the tightening and dryness is getting worse and I really want to smoother my feet in cream. No peeling.

Day 6 – Still no sign of any peeling. These are obviously a complete waste of money. I read online that soaking feet in warm water helps bring on the peeling. Soak my feet for an hour. Nope, still no peeling…..!

Day 7 – Slight flaking on side of big toe. Is that it? Really??!

Day 8 – Its been over a week now. Check the bottom of my feet and something is happening….. there are like bubbles of skin. The top layer is lifting off hurrah ! I resist the Β urge to start ripping it off.

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Day 9 – Its happening, I am shedding !! I soak my feet again for an hour and then I peel my feet for about 2 hours. Its bliss. Its coming off in sheets like the adverts show.

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Day 10 – All dead skin is now off after a bit more peeling today. The bottoms of feet were the first to go then the toes and tops and round my ankle.

I have to admit I am shocked how well this worked. I am so impressed and I thoroughly enjoyed spending time peeling my skin off its so satisfying. There is no irritation, no soreness it’s totally pain-free. The only uncomfortable part for me was the dryness at the start but its worth putting up with for the end result.

I now have soft, fresh lovely feet!

The only other thing to be aware of is that your feet dont look pretty whilst the peeling process is happening so I was having to wear shoes to cover my feet when I went out rather than flip flops or sandles.

You have to wait 6 weeks before you can do it again but I will definitely be using these again. They really are a genius product.

Have you tried these? I would love to hear about your experience.

Thanks for reading,

Louise

 

 

 

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26 thoughts on “FOOT PEELING BOOTS – GENIUS OR JUST GROSS??

  1. I have seen these everywhere and really wanted to try them! I jut thought the peeling was for the adverts, and wouldn’t actually happen. I don’t know how you resisted not peeling and picking them! After you did it, could you still wear socks, or did you go barefoot for the 10 days?xo

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  2. Thanks for trying this out and reporting back! I have the WORSE dry skin on my feet from being on my feet 50 hours a week at work. So gotto give this a go! Does it make your feet feel sore after the peeling?

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  3. I really want to try! The weather is so warm at the moment though I don’t think I could keep my feet covered up all week, but I might give it a go before my holiday in September! X

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