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Uniontown man invents a foot soak

| Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, 12:02 a.m.

Scott DelVerme of Uniontown has invented an all-natural foot soak that exfoliates and soothes aching feet.

This invention was recently exhibited at InventHelp's Invention and New Product Exposition INPEX 2012 in Pittsburgh.

The Foot Rescue and Restore is a foot soak that promotes healing while it whitens toenails, softens cuticles and soothes rough skin. Foot Rescue and Restore would eliminate contracting any bacteria or fungus in a professional salon setting. The product could also draw out toxins while moisturizing and exfoliating the feet.

DelVerme points out that this is one of the only green and natural foot soaks available. It is very easy to use at home.

“My clients have used it, and it then sells itself. Their foot issues are resolved. The powder easily dissolves in warm water, and users can keep their feet in the foot soak water for as long as they like. I use it while watching TV,” said DelVerme who owns Salon Capelli.

He suggests an inexpensive dish pan that holds a gallon of water for at-home use. At Salon Capelli a 2-gallon soak is used in the pedicure unit. The foot soak is for sale in two sizes: 1-gallon and 2-gallon. Anyone of any age who wants to make dealing with their feet easier should try the foot soak. There are many advantages, including the sloughing of dead skin.

Those who want to give a special treatment to themselves during this hectic season or want to give a pleasant and unique experience to a friend or loved one should try it.

Clients who use it are in favor of renaming the product Nature's Sole Solution, and that will soon be the new name, said DelVerme.

The product is made of an all-natural remedy that will help to eliminate foot odor in addition to all of its other benefits. It is safe for use by all types of people, including diabetics.

The Foot Rescue and Restore is ideal for healing minor scrapes or cuts on the feet as the ingredients in the soak promote healing. Another benefit that is noticed right away by users is its aromatic smell.

DelVerme designed the idea because of his own experience.

“I was using one of the ingredients for another use, and I thought about combining this with other ingredients to make a unique foot soak,” he said. “I also wanted to solve the common problem of bacteria in a professional salon setting.”

DelVerme exhibited his foot soak at INPEX to introduce his product to possible manufacturers, distributors and venture capitalists.

“I learned a lot at the INPEX event, and I met people that know how the process of bringing a product to market works. A representative of a television shopping network viewed by 88 million households had a conversation with me and was interested in the sales potential of the foot soak,” said DelVerme.

INPEX, The Invention Show, is a unique trade show that showcases new products and innovations that are available to business and industry to manufacture, license or distribute. As part of the trade show, The Invention Show sponsors INPEX Inventors University, a series of seminars, presentations, and panel discussions to provide information that inventors may find useful in pursuing their ideas.

Kevin Harrington of ABC's “Shark Tank” was the 2012 keynote speaker.

INPEX is a service of InventHelp, America's largest invention submission company. Upcoming dates for its 28th annual INPEX show are June 19-21, 2013. INPEX, America's largest invention trade show, features inventors from the United States as well as more than 20 countries. The 2013 show will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.

InventHelp's INPEX is a unique trade show that brings inventors together with industry representatives in one convenient networking forum. The show will also feature private product searches, where inventors can present ideas to large, well-known companies who are looking for new products to add to their existing lines, as well as provide feedback to the inventors about their products. Schroeder and Tremayne, Rubbermaid, Danco, Hampton Direct, Irwin Tools, SkyMall, Plews & Edelmann, Reckitt Benckiser and Elmer's have signed on to conduct product searches at INPEX 2013, with more companies coming soon. The show will again present the INPEX Inventors University, a series of seminars, presentations and panel discussions on topics like prototyping, patenting and manufacturing.

“We are very excited to have set the dates for our 28th annual show and to move the show to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center,” said Nicole Hait, trade show director. “Our show continues to grow, and we look forward to expanding with more inventions and more corporations attending. Corporate America has never been more interested in inventions.”

For inventors who might be interested in exhibiting at INPEX, prime space is now available. Check the website at for up-to-date information or call 888-54-INPEX to speak to an INPEX account executive.

Those interested in buying the foot soak can stop in at Salon Capelli at 11 Iowa St. in Uniontown or call 724-438-1017.

Nancy Henry is a freelance writer.

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