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Emjoi Micro-Pedi Review

The Emjoi Micro-Pedi is a hand-held, electric pedicure device. This beauty tool is designed for use at home.

Power comes from two AA batteries (not supplied). The batteries power a single, spinning, abrasive roller. You place the Micro-Pedi roller gently in contact with dry skin, calluses and minor corns and it will sand away the hard, dead skin. The exfoliation process is quick and painless.

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Emjoi Micro PediTo use the Micro-Pedi effectively your feet need to be dry (moisturise if you wish after use).

The Emjoi Micro-Pedi is supplied with two blue medium abrasive rollers.

Replacement rollers are available, sold in pairs. You can also buy a pair of pink, fine abrasive rollers.

 

 

 

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Emjoi Micro-Pedi Reviews & Owners Comments

Emjoi Micro-Pedi Review by Annette Wright, Orpington, Kent. Suffered from Hard dry skin on Feet

Emjoi Micro-Pedi User RatingThe Emjoi Micro-Pedi is supplied with two blue (coarse rollers) one to use and a spare. You can buy a pair of extra-fine, pink rollers for about £12. I’ve used these fine rollers to tackle rough patches on my elbows and to buff off my heels after using the coarse, blue roller.

[Editor’s note: You might consider the Emjoi Micro-Pedi Professional. This model includes both types of roller and offers two sanding speeds]

I’m on my feet most of the day and really enjoy a good foot massage and pedicure. I wanted to tackle hard skin on my heel, the side of my foot and under the big toe.

This Emjoi Micro-Pedi really does work. First, I used it to give my feet a proper 4-step pedicure. Once on Saturday and again on Sunday:

1. Washed my feet in warm water to soften my hard skin
2. Thoroughly dried my feet
3. Then applied the Micro-Pedi
4. Finally moisturised

The result was really pleasing. My feet looked, normal for the first time in years. They even felt normal, too!

Now, I use the Emjoi Micro-Pedi for maintenance maybe once a fortnight and my feet feel smooth and comfortable in my shoes.

You put two standard AA batteries (not included) in the compartment, switch on and simply rub away hard skin.

The thing works best without pressing too hard and doesn’t feel “abrasive” as it works to remove a layer of dead skin. The whole procedure is painless. It’s a bit like using an electric toothbrush on your feet.

The Micro-Pedi spins with enough power to reduce hard skin and calluses to a white powder.

The only drawbacks are the device doesn’t work so well when the batteries become weak and the resulting dead skin dust.

You have to do the pedicure dry, so I do mine sitting in the bath. I can then easily wash away the dust.

You can easily brush/rinse the rollers & roller head after use

The shape is comfy to hold and the spinning, abrasive roller does all the real work.


Emjoi Micro-Pedi Portable Review by Katy Bunson, Rochester, Kent. Bought Micro-Pedi + 2 additional fine rollers

I used to suffer with dry feet and cracked heals.

My heels flaked and cracked and the calluses under my big toes and on the side of my feet were hard and uncomfortable. But not anymore!

You might think you could do this pedicure job with emery boards or a pumice stone (I’ve tried), but that approach is time consuming and ineffective. With the Emjoi Micro-Pedi you simply hold the device gently against the skin and it quickly and effortlessly does the job for you. It’s quite pampering and, if you are wondering, it’s painless.

The Micro-Pedi is easy to use. You don’t have to press it against your skin for it to work properly. You simply hold it against the dry skin, without pressure, and the emery board-like surface does the rest.

If you press too hard the rollers simply clog up and/or stop spinning.

It reduces rough calluses to powder, painlessly and without friction burns.

It’s best to do your pedicure with a towel or tray to catch the fine dust or do it over the bath as this little device whittles away the dead skin of a callus.

It took me three sessions to get my feet looking (and feeling) – well – natural again.

Once you have sorted the problem areas, you can keep them callus free easily. Now I can just buff up at need – so the rollers last longer than you’d think. I bought a spare set with mine, but in just over a year of use I’ve only replaced two and still have one left.

I’m delighted a machine as simple as the Emjoi Micro-Pedi could be so good for my tootsies!

Now I can go bare-foot and am the proud owner of flip-flops and sandals again.


Emjoi Micro-Pedi Electric Pedicure - What’s in the Box?

1 x Emjoi Micro-Pedi Portable Pedicure Device
2 x Blue (medium-grade) abrasive rollers
1 x use/care instructions
1 x guarantee
2 x AA batteries are required (not supplied)

 

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Micro-Pedi at a Glance Benefits

• Quickly sands away hard skin
• Effortless pedicure
• Painless sanding exfoliation
• Can be used on cracked heels
• Brush clean after use
• Abrasive rollers last reasonable period of time

Let’s qualify these claims – based on actual user experience:

Quickly sands away hard (dry) skin

Emjoi Micro-Pedi Before & After claimThe rough surface of the spinning roller will effortlessly sand away hard skin or callus, provided the skin is dry.

Damp or wet skin makes the roller spin slower or stop altogether. It can also cause the roller to clog.


Effortless pedicure

The Micro-Pedi grooming tool delivers an effortless pedicure, compared to using something like a pumice stone. Note: This is purely an anti-callus tool. It doesn’t do cuticle removal.


Painless sanding exfoliation

The Micro-Pedi and its Professional sibling deliver painless exfoliation through the sanding action of the roller.

Remember, it’s better to improve the look and feel of your feet over several sessions rather than one blitz.


Can be used on cracked heels

One cause of cracked heels can be a build-up of dry skin. The Micro-Pedi can be used on moderately cracked heels, but over several sessions. Remember, to moisturise your feet after use.

People with very cracked/sore heels or poor circulation or who are diabetic should take extra care and caution.


Brush clean after use

Providing you’ve used the Micro-Pedi on dry feet, all you need do is brush off the roller.


Abrasive rollers last reasonable period of time

Users who are delighted with this product tend to approach their exfoliation pedicure over 2-3 sessions. Then “top-up” sessions, at need thereafter.

Obsessive use will wear out the abrasive pedicure roller more quickly and could make your skin sore.


What about the cons?

Emjoi Micro-Pedi refills are available here• Costs more to acquire than a pumice stone but less effort
• Produces a fine dust of exfoliated dead skin – use over a bath so you can wash the dust away
• Loses abrasive power as batteries weaken
• Replacement abrasive rollers cost £10-£12 a pair, but it’s cheaper than a Chiropodist course!

 

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Alternatives to Emjoi Micro-Pedi

The Emjoi Micro-Pedi Professional is similar. The Professional version offers two speeds (a slow speed for round toe-nails) and is supplied with both types of abrasive, exfoliation roller (medium and fine).

The Scholl Express Pedi is a similar concept and sold at a similar price.

The Beurer MP60 is a professional device that can be used at home. It not only removes rough skin it will also remove cuticle and deliver a manicure as well as a pedicure.

This electric pedicure device is mains powered, so never flags. Its attachments are long lasting and designed for precision application.

However, compared to the Micro-Pedi, the MP60 costs twice as much (around £60).



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To use the Micro-Pedi effectively your feet need to be dry (moisturise if you wish after use).

So, the Emjoi Micro-Pedi electric pedicure is a really useful grooming tool for sanding down hard skin, calluses and minor corns. It can also be used to exfoliate the dry skin associated with cracked heels (that should be moisturised after sanding).

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