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7 Sole-Saving Products for Pretty Feet

Clear Off Calluses

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Walking around barefoot or in sandals all summer can cause thick, callused skin to form on your soles—and it’s not sexy. The electronic Dr. Scholl’s Dream Walk Express Pedi Foot Smoother ($40; gently buffs away rough patches, leaving you with baby-soft feet.

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Pick a Punchy Polish

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Nothing screams summer quite like a poppin’ bright pedi. For color that’ll last through walks in the sand or dips in the pool, try a UV-free gel like the coral Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Color in Malibu Peach ($10;, shown here. (Or try one of these 5 Healthy Nail Polishes.)

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Slip on Socks

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OK, so you may not want to wear socks during the warm-weather months, but just 20 minutes with Bliss Softening Socks ($52; on your feet can make them silky smooth. The self-activating gel lining contains olive and grapeseed oils to soften dry or cracked heels.

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Hydrate, Hydrate, Hyrdrate

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Your feet are made up of thicker skin than the rest of your body, so they need a little extra hydration to maintain their moisture. Our pick: Sol de Janerio Samba Foot Fetish Cream ($27;, which also comes with a handy Foot Board for filing.

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Shield with SPF

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Almost as painful as getting sunburnt on your face is a foot burn. (Especially if you prefer strappy sandals!) Keep your skin out of the red with Neutrogena CoolDry Sport Sunscreen Spray ($12; (And be sure to stay protected against the Super-Sneaky Ways the Sun is Getting to You.)

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Protect Your Pedi

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When your polish is exposed to the sun, it can start to look dingy—fast. Protect your color from fading or chipping by applying a topcoat like Essie Gel Setter Top Coat ($10; to your toes every other day.

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Slough Away

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To buff away dryness and keep cracked heels at bay, exfoliate your feet at least once a week. Try Tree Hut Peppermint & Sugar Exfoliating Foot Scrub ($5;, which has a crisp minty scent that makes it perfect for summer. (Nothing beats an icy chill sensation on a hot summer day. Try one of 10 Beauty Products to Cool You Down.)

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