best on test: Best foot forward!
Tootsies in need of a treat? We road-test pedi products
Budget buys - manual foot files
Superdrug Spa Retreat Foot Buffer, £2.99 It resembles a cheese grater but gets genuinely good results without overdoing it. Plus the box means no mess to clear up either. Boots Gorgeous Feet Soft Foot File, £4.99 Its ergonomic shape comfortably fits into the palm of your hand and quickly smooths away roughness. Soap & Glory Foot Buffer, £9 The large handle makes manoeuvring the product easily and the double-sided buffer sees away hard skin.
Relax - foot spas
Beurer FB20 Foot Spa at Argos, £39.99 Incredibly simple to use, it literally is an in-built spa with buffer, massager and bubbles aplenty! Rio Deluxe Foot Spa at riobeauty.co.uk, £39.99 Featuring one dial to activate the spa, 10 minutes leaves you with softer feet. The cord is a little short though, so an extension cable might be needed. Clas Ohlson Collapsible Foot Bath, £12.99. A decent no-frills option – it’s not electric – but the foldaway design makes it very convenient.
Splash out - electric files
Lloyds Pharmacy Foot Pedi, £34.99 A cinch to use and very effective, so only a light touch is needed. Like having a professional treatment at home. Magnitone WellHeeled! Express Pedicure System, £24.99 Batteries are included – a big bonus. Nice and gentle on skin, regular use resulted in smoother skin. Carnation Silky Feet Hard Skin Remover, £12.49. Made light work of tackling hard skin and left heels silky soft in seconds. Easy to control, especially around tricky spots like the big toe.