Baby Foot Review

I first heard of Baby Foot through Lisa Dutton who was anchoring Global Morning News where I guest regularly. "It's super gross," she told me in a voice that suggested 'gross' was an understatement, "but it works." So when my girlfriend, makeup artist Lisa Hallam gave me a pack for my birthday (she retails it), it took me a couple months to build up the courage to try it because, well, who wants gross feet? But I finally tried it and my Instagram story announcing I was trying it drew SO many messages asking for updates, I thought I'd just blog about it rather than try to reply belatedly to y'all. So without further ado, here's my review of Baby Foot. Viewer discretion is advised. 🙈

* Title pic by Joi Photography. This is not a sponsored/paid post although I’ve added an Amazon Affiliate link so you’re able to take a look at pricing/ buy a pack to try for yourself.*

 

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Baby Foot has a million warnings: don't use if you're pregnant, don't use on broken skin... I expected it to be intense. 

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I washed my feet really well (as the instructions suggested) and got ready for grossness.

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The instructions, to my surprise, said the results could take up to two weeks. Would I be peeling the whole time? 

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Here's my before. My heels and toes look drier than I recall them being, probably because I hadn't put lotion on after I washed them (because lotion creates a barrier for the Baby Foot exfoliator that’s inside the booties).

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I taped the booties snugly with the included adhesive strips and then, because I did have to walk around a bit despite the recommendation to stay put, I slipped socks on over top. It felt warm and kind of tingly for the hour and a half I wore the booties. I've heard of people sleeping with them on but the directions said to wait an hour and I'm a follow-to-the-letter kind of gal when it comes to products with warnings on them. (I was distracted by children for the extra half hour.) 

I washed my feet off afterward and didn't put lotion on as per the instructions. Apparently oil will slow the process.

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Day of, there was literally zero change. Then, in the shower the following day, a bit of peeling as I rubbed my toe. Yuck! But positive!

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That happened a couple of times in the shower but it wasn't until about a week in that real change started: it was like my feet had been covered in Elmer's glue that had dried and started to chip. But, y'all. It was not glue. It was my skin.

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Max grossness was at ten days when my skin was pretty much cracking off and I wore socks constantly so I wouldn't get skin all over my house. It was a long time to have not-so-nice feet. But then...

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Perfection! Two weeks from the start date and just in time for the beach. Worth it? For me, yes. (Thanks, Lisa!) How about y'all, still want to try?

xo