How to Look After Your Feet

A five step plan to more handsome hooves

By: Luke Todd


There’s an old saying that if you eat a live frog first thing each morning, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing it’s probably the worst thing you’ll do all day. Not so if you’re Louise Cantwell.


The therapist at London’s premier grooming location Gentleman’s Tonic frequently has the job of getting man’s ugliest appendage in order for summer. We’re talking about his boney, hairy, callus-ridden feet, which after six months hidden away from the world are probably not fit for public display.


Fortunately, as well as visiting the professionals for a pedicure (during which crusty heels are scraped down, ingrown nails removed and skin softened with various soaks and ointments), there are a few steps that can be taken at home to have more handsome hooves.