Pass on Some Pedicures
If you intend to have a pedicure, be sure the person who is performing it does not use metallic instruments to remove dead skin; pumice stones are okay. And make sure all of their tools are sterilized before being used on you. Don't let an ingrown toenail get the best of you. Follow the home remedies and guidelines described here, and you'll be putting your best foot forward in no time.
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