For great looking nails, manicures are not just the only thing you need and the first and the foremost thing that needs to be done is to take care of your nails and cuticles. Cuticles are the most important part of any nail care regime. What’s more, dry and cracked cuticles will actually be pretty painful. But don’t worry, we are coming in with homemade cuticle oil recipes that you can whip up in an instant and they will actually work to improve the health of your cuticles.
How To Make Homemade Cuticle Oil:
The cuticle is actually dead skin, but it protects the nail from any infection. Hence, it is imperative that you take proper care of your cuticles. There are many DIY natural cuticle oil recipes that you can try at home and regular use will actually improve the look and feel of your cuticles in just a few weeks. Also, cuticle oil use will change the wail your nails appear. Not only will they look and appear stronger, but your manicures will start looking prettier too!
Let’s get started with some homemade cuticle oil recipes. These are really easy to make and some of them can be made under a minute! Also the cuticle oil ingredients you will need for these recipes are extremely easy to find too. You wouldn’t have to roam around supermarkets to search for them.
Jojoba And Almond Cuticle Oil
The jojoba oil is very rich in vitamin E and hence helps to strengthen the nails. The almond oil will help nourish and moisturize your skin and cuticles. Here is what you will need:
- 2ml almond oil
- 2ml jojoba oil
- 2 drops vitamin E (You can crush Vitamin E tablets for this)
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- 1 drop lavender oil
- 1 drop chamomile oil
Just combine all of them in a small bottle with a lid and make sure you seal the lid well. Use it daily at night to see your cuticles turn healthy in no time!
Coconut And Aloe Vera Cuticle Oil
Coconut and Aloe Vera are two of the most commonly available oils and are extremely invigorating for your cuticle. Just mix coconut oil and aloe Vera gel together to get your potion and store it in a small container. Use this oil regularly to improve the health of your cuticles. It not only nourishes the cracked cuticle but it will also help to strengthen the nail bed.
Coconut And Lavender Cuticle Oil
Coconut as we all know is miracle oil. Anything and everything can get cured with Coconut. This lavender and coconut cuticle oil is very moisturizing and can help get rid of dry and cracking cuticles. Just mix equal quantities of coconut oil and lavender oil and apply this to your cuticles regularly. You will actually see a difference in a week or two.
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Honey, Apricot And Beeswax Cuticle Oil
Beeswax is an amazing product and is anti-inflammatory. So in case you have some infection in your cuticle, you can easily use beeswax to cure that. Honey is an effective moisturizer and softener. Regular use of honey and apricots can change the appearance of your nails.
Mix a few beeswax pellets, apricot kernel oil and honey in a bowl. Microwave the mix for a while and put it in a tin container. Cool before using. It will be in a solidified form and can help to treat an infected nail bed as well as improve the condition of your cuticles.
Most of us hardly pay attention to our cuticles-mostly because we think that they are not that important, but actually for healthy and strong nails, it is very important to take proper care of them. These cuticle oils can help you get strong and beautiful nails.