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A Review of the Best Foot Spas 2018

Welcome to our post which will examine some of the best foot spas available as well as some of the key benefits that spa machine and foot spa therapy can bring to the home user.

A foot spa massage is a relaxing and effective way to pamper yourself whilst also taking care of the heavy demands placed on our feet.

In essence a home foot spa bath provides home user with the ability to soak the feet with salts or essential oils whilst also cleaning, massaging, scrubbing and detoxing the body.

A Selection of the Best Foot Spas 2018

The modern day home foot spa machine has changed in recent years from being a basic foot bath that cleans and soaks feet to a machine that can massage, relax and when regularly used, improve our general health and well-being.

There are a great many options to think about when selecting the best heated foot spa for your needs. Below are summary of the top options on the market in 2018 along with their key attributes, benefits and features.

When reviewing the best foot spas, think about features such as vibration, magnetic, infrared, heating elements timers as well as any other accessories that might come with the spa machine.

Brookstone Heated Aqua-Jet Foot Spa Bath

This is one of the best foot spas on the market. This large heat controllable spa bath comes with two powerful and adjsutable aqua jets that will massage and rejuvinate your feet.

Other Key Points:

  • No need to add hot water – the unit quickly warms up and maintains the water temperature up to 115° F.
  • Two nodualated rollers to manually massage your foot arches.
  • Comes with a removable pumice stone which allows you to exfoliates rough and dry foot skin.
  • Has a handy splash guard to keep the water in.
  • Mains operated
  • Weight : 13 lbs

Ivation Foot Spa Massager – Popular Foot Spa Machine

This is a multifunction spa bath which incorporates massaging features such as acupressure, shiatsu, heat, and hydrotherapy

Functions are controlled by an LED control panel.

Other Key Points:

  • Functions include timer, bubble massage and variable heat option
  • Bath heats up to 122° F in just a few minutes
  • Two motorized rollers soothe tired heels and soles.
  • 3 pedicure attachments
  • Mains operated
  • Weight : 6.7 lbs

Gideon Luxury Foot Spa Machine

A large roomy spa bath which will allow you to enjoy warm bubbles and deep massaging rollers in 6 inches of water.

Large LCD panel with waterproof digital control buttons

Other Key Points:

  • Control water heater timings, jet spas and rollers
  • Contains six deep-massaging rollers with two motorized four standard lockable wheels
  • Bath heats up to between 95F° and to 118F°
  • Mains operated
  • Weight : 11 lbs
  • Dimensions : 15” x 17” x 11”

10 Home Heated Foot Spa Bath Feature to Look Out For

With such a wide range of foot pas on the market the features v cost issue will always come to the fore. Be careful to check out the products to see if the offer the following features:

1) Heated Foot Spa Machine

The key benefit of the heated foot spa bath is that you will not need to change the cooling water. Built with an internal heating element these products will allow for some level of heat control.

2) Water Bubbles and Jets

Bubbles and jets will provide a massaging and relaxation effect on the feet. Similar to heat, check to see how this feature can be controlled.

3) Percussion Massage

Some of the better foot spa machines on the market offer basic vibration or a more powerful percussion massage feature. These machines are very good for easing aching feet.

4) Paraffin Wax Options

Look out for heated foot spas that will heat and melt paraffin wax – an ideal way to remove dead skin on feet.

5) Exfoliation Options

A number of spas offer pedicure type features within the foot bath which will exfoliate the feet leaving them smooth and cleansed.

6) Manual Foot Controls

Modern day machines allow the home user to control levels of heat, massage and bubbles with the foot itself.

7) An Aromatherapy Dispenser

The addition of essential oils into the spa bath machine can be a nice little feature to look out for in a model.

8) Size and Weight

Check out the dimensions of the product before you buy. Think about how much water it will hold and therefore how portable it will be when trying to move it filled with water. Also think about where you will store the foot spa when not in use.

9) Noise

Remember to check out the customer reviews for any noise the spas may emit when in operation. If you are looking for a relaxing soak that will allow your mind to wander the last think you will want is the hum of a motor running in the background.

10) Warranty Details

As with any online purchase, check the return T&C’s as well as the warranty that comes with the unit should it become faulty in the future.

The Benefits of the Foot Spa Machine

Foot spa machines can bring a great many health, beauty and relaxation benefits to the user.

  • Promotes good circulation – it can improve blood and lymph circulation which is particularly important in the lower limbs
  • Enhances levels of relaxation – it can play a role in relieving stress
  • Supports skeletal health – it can reduce tension in joints and muscles by targeting trigger points in the feet
  • Reflexology and acupressure benefits – As a great many nerve endings are located in the feet a light foot massage is helpful in addressing symptoms associated with headaches
  • Relaxation – it can induce tranquility and assist in the readiness for sleep
  • Detoxification – the foot spa process can assist in ridding the body of toxins. This is helpful in promoting a general sense of well-being and promoting a strong immune system.



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