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Superheroes of the Foot-Care Aisle

Endorsed by people whose feet are their livelihood.


Gehwol Fusskraft Blue
$20 at Lia Schorr, 686 Lexington Ave., nr. 56th St., fourth fl.; 212-486-9670
“This cream is natural and full of herbs. It has a strong medicinal aroma but will hydrate your feet, leaving them lovely and silky.” —Lia Schorr, master pedicurist

Brown Sugar body polish
$65 at Fresh, 57 Spring St., nr. Lafayette St.; 212-925-0099; Tweeze­rman Pedro Too ceramic callus stone $12 at Essentials Plus, 2259 Broadway, nr. 80th St.; 212-721-2818
“I exfoliate daily. This sugar scrub is grainy but not too harsh, and the ceramic stone is small, covered, and easy to travel with.” —Kimbra Hickey, foot model

2XU Compression Socks for Recovery
$44.95 at Paragon Sports, 867 Broadway, nr. 18th St.; 212-255-8036
“These are the same socks the elderly wear to prevent blood clots. They keep your circulation flowing so your feet still feel comfortable after a long day of training.” —Ben Hauck, marathon runner

Superbly Restorative argan dry oil
from $32 at Kiehl’s, 109 Third Ave., nr. 13th St.; 212-677-3171
“Sometimes my wife will treat me to a foot massage using this oil. It softens the feet up and helps break down calluses.” —Kenneth Benson, figure-skating coach

Jack Black Body Rehab scrub and muscle soak
$35 at Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave., at 59th St.; 212-705-2000
“Epsom salts are stimulating, relieve sore feet, and, if you have an infection, help pull it out. Just put two tablespoons in lukewarm water for a relaxing footbath.” —Zippora Karz, master ballet teacher

Superfeet insoles
$44.95 at REI, 303 Lafayette St., nr. Houston St.; 212-680-1938
“These shock-absorbent insoles stop that aching pain you get when your arches aren’t properly supported on hard pavement.” —Sarah Knapp, hike leader for Discover Outdoors

Wilson U.S. Championship tennis ball
$2.89 for a pack of three at Kmart, 770 Broadway, at Astor Pl.; 212-673-1540
“Tennis balls are great for massaging the arches: Just sit down on a bench and roll your feet back and forth, focusing on the outsides of the arches.” —Maia and Alex Shibutani, ice dancers


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