Happy Friday Ladies (and Gentlemen)! We hope your week was beautiful, and if it wasn’t then perhaps trying out these recipes this weekend will send it back in the right direction! Many of the products that nail salons use are effective but full of nasty chemicals. What’s a girl to do? Abandon all nail care? We think that isn’t really an option. Instead try out these simple, natural DIY recipes to give yourself a manicure at home.
Follow it up with some eco-friendly ZOYA polish and your hands will be good to go! So here are the recipes 🙂
Natural Cuticle Softener
- Apple Cider Vinegar – yup that’s all you need. Soak your nails in undiluted apple cider vinegar for a few minutes and then clean up the cuticle bed with a nail pusher. Don’t like the smell of apple cider vinegar? Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil… or just follow this up with a delicious smelling hand scrub!
Natural Nail Strengthening Soak
2 egg yolks, beaten
1/4 cup milk
1 tbs honey
Just mix the ingredients in a small bowl and soak your nails in it for 10-15 minutes. Follow up with cuticle oil. We love using apricot or almond oil as cuticle oil!
Natural Apricot Hand Scrub
1/2 cup of brown sugar
2 tbs lemon juice
- 2 tbs apricot oil
Combine the ingredients in a bowl and then massage into your hands! Rinse with warm water and dry with a clean towel! Try not to eat this delicious scrub!
Have you ever given yourself a complete manicure at home? Or do you usually just head to the salon?