D.I.Y. Basic Cuticle Cream

Cuticle Cream DIY
A D.I.Y. recipe for a nourishing cuticle cream!
Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp. fuller’s earth (natural clay substance)
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 drops lavender essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to cuticles
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D.I.Y. Nail Polish

Nail Polish

Create your own shade of nail polish in just a few quick and easy steps!

Ingredients:

  • Clear nail polish
  • Eye shadow (this is a great way to use up expired eye shadow!)

Directions:

  • Gently break up the eye shadow using the end of a pen or whatever else you have around (unless you are using loose powder eye shadow in which case you don’t need to break it up)
  • Very carefully pull the crushed powder eye shadow into the bottle of clear nail polish using a funnel or a makeshift funnel of a rolled up small piece of paper
  • Put the brush back into the nail polish bottle and twist the cap on tightly
  • Shake and roll the bottle of polish between your hands for a minute or two to ensure the shadow and polish has mixed

Yellow Nail Rinse

Lemon Nails

Banish pesky yellow coloring from nails!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe lemon (cut in half)

 

Directions:

  • Squish the tips of your fingers into one half of the lemon
  • Massage the lemon and lemon juice onto fingers for two minutes
  • Rinse with water
  • Repeat steps for 5-7 days for noticeable results

Honey and Avocado Nail Scrub

Nail Scrub

Nourish and cleanse nails with this easy to make nail scrub!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 drops apple cider vinegar
  • Pinch of salt

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Massage into nails and cuticles
  • Let sit for 10-15 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

Vegetable Oil Nail Strengthener Recipe

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Save yourself some money and a trip to the nail salon with this easy to make at home nail strengthener that strengthens nails and also softens cuticles!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp. castor oil
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. wheat germ oil

 

Directions:

  • Pour all ingredients into a sealable bottle
  • Shake very well (shake before each use)
  • Apply and rub a small amount of mixture onto your nails using your finger (or use an eye dropper to apply)
  • Leave on for 3-5 minutes
  • Wipe off using a cotton pad or tissue

*Makes 20-30 applications (a little of this stuff goes a long way)