Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 41 years, 2,189 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- John Krasinski and Emily Blunt Want to Give Daughter Hazel a Sibling: 'We've Got to Give Her Some Competition at Some Point'
- Read the Cover Story: Meet the American Heroes Who Stopped French Train Attack
- Sarah Palin Interviews Donald Trump as They Express Their Admiration for One Another
- Sheriff's Deputy Shot and Killed at Texas Gas Station
- Andy Samberg Predicts Bryan Cranston Will Streak at Emmys in New Promo
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- March 26, 1984
- Vol. 21
- No. 12
Samantha Stevens Socks It to Cold Feet with a Hot and Spicy Remedy: Warmfeet
Creator of this concoction is Samantha Stevens, 41, an outdoors-loving, transplanted Englishwoman. After a trial-and-error marathon in her kitchen in Aspen, Colo., she came up with the formula of natural ingredients that would keep her feet toasty on the ski slopes. Says Stevens, "I finally got what I wanted: the warmth that comes on within an hour, then flattens out and stays for a long time."
Stevens admits her herbal mixture is no guarantee against frostbite and says she does not know how her feel-good formula works, except that it causes the smaller veins and capillaries in the feet to dilate and provide more warming blood. But Divajex, the California firm that's marketing the small packets ($2 for a weekend trial size; $9 for a 14-day supply) is so impressed it's offering a money-back guarantee. Stevens advises that cool water be used to wash the powder off, since a leap into a hot tub might cause eye-bugging hotfoot. And, she adds, keep the powder, which has a slight musty scent, away from mittens, which could carry the irritants to the eyes.
Born in London, Stevens says she first came to the U.S. in 1965 "following a man," had a brief career as a fashion model, then a fling at TV acting. In 1975 she moved to remote Lasqueti Island, off Vancouver. Afflicted with back pain doctors couldn't cure, she tried a friend's herbal remedy. When it worked, Stevens was sold on herbs.
"WarmFeet makes people happy—they just walk around comfortably," says Stevens, who now lives in Malibu. Among her converts is Minnesota Vikings placekicker Benny Ricardo, who used WarmFeet last season, and now endorses it. "I felt like my body was in Alaska," he says, "and my feet were in Southern California."
August 29, 2015
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!