How to do a Foot Massage?

After a day of walking too much, standing for a long time, your feet will become tired and sore. Rest to restore strength to the feet is an extremely important factor.

Foot massage will help you reduce stress, increase blood circulation, relax completely, reduce the shrinkage of toes, foot joints, knees… If massaged with essential oils and massage cream, it also makes your feet feel good. softer.

Foot massage is often time included in a pedicure combo at every nail salon. You can either go for a massage therapy or a nail spa for beauty purposes.

In this blog, Mimi nails is going to show you how to do a massage in pedicure service which is not too intense, but enough to relax your feet.

Step 1: Soak your feet in warm water

You soak your feet in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes to clean and warm your feet. Herbs will be conducted better in warm water, making blood circulation better.

If you soak your feet in water with essential oils, it will feel soothing. Use a soft towel to dry your feet

Step 2:

Lie on the massage bed to relax your feet. Remember to cover your feet with a towel to keep them warm.

Step 3:

Use essential oils, carrier oils or massage creams, rub them on your hands until they are warm and then start massaging.

Step 4:

Hold your feet in the palm of your hand.

You should use your thumbs to start massaging gently, slowly from the top of the toes, then slide to the back of the foot and then up to the ankle. From there you go back to the toes. Repeat this movement about 3-5 times.

Step 5:

Continue to keep your feet in the palm of your hand, gently grasp the straightened foot, pull up and down 3 to 5 times.

This move will help your legs relax completely. Use your thumb and index finger to gently massage the underside of the foot for 1 to 5 more times.

Step 6:

Put 1 hand under the heel, the other hand hug the foot and then rotate, do gentle movements, 3-5 times for each rotation.

In this step, you can repeat a few times to ensure the stiffness of the foot joints will be reduced, becoming softer. This move is especially good for people with arthritis-related diseases.

Step 7:

Place your feet on the surface of the massage bed (or relaxation chair), still in the palms of your hands, and use your thumbs to gently squeeze from the heels to the toes. Massage gently, slowly Repeat the movement from 3 to 5 times.

Step 8:

One hand grip behind the ankle. Use your fingers to slide between the slits of your toes, from front to back. Massage this movement about 3-5 times. In particular, you should use your thumb to stroke around the ankle bone.

Step 9:

Now, you should focus on the soles of your feet. Use your thumb to move in a continuous circle in an up and down direction, at the same time to the sides.

Next, one hand holds the middle behind the ankle, the other hand you use the force of the cheek in the hand at a moderate level to slide from the top to the bottom of the foot (repeat about 5 times).

For areas that are subject to a lot of pressure due to body weight (especially heels), use your fingers to squeeze hard to soften.

Step 10:

Finish the massage by hugging your feet with your hands, gently stroking from the ankles to the tips of the toes from above and below again.

Above are some 10-step instructions for proper foot massage for everyone. We hope that you can apply these simple steps to your nail care at home routine.