Start Your Own Manicure At Home

By on December 29, 2011

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Tip 1:

1 tsp. olive oil
1 tsp. vitamin E oil

Combine and massage into nails and cuticles… 

Tip 2:
Minty fresh nail Whitener

2 tsp.whitening tooth paste
1 tsp.lemon juice

Mix ingredients to form a paste. Apply to nails and leave on for 5 minutes. Rinse well. The lemon removes stains and the tooth paste will whiten and buff nail beds. 

Tip 3:
Lemon & Honey Cuticle Soak

2 tsp.lemon juice
1 tsp.honey
1/2 cup very warm water

Mix honey and lemon juice to combine well in a bowl big enough to fit both tips of hands in. Add water and mix. Next, soak finger nails in the mixture for 5 minutes. Blot dry then gently push cuticles back using a orangewood cuticle stick. Finish with your favorite lotion.

Tip 4:

Honey Hand Exfoliator

1 tbsp honey
1 tablespoon cornmeal or finely grated oatmeal
2 tbsp. of whipping cream
2 drops lemon essential oil or an acidtic oil

Combine ingredients in a small jar. Apply to hands or feet and rub gently. For added softness, leave on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse and gently pat dry. May be stored for 2 weeks in refrigerator.

Tips for storage
Since these are all natural recipes, we do not add any preservatives. Store in refrigerator for as long as you would normally keep fruit. Maximum 2 weeks, sealed.
Ideas for storage:
• baby food jars
• make up jars such as the ones that eye shadows come in or foundation jars
• skin care jars, glass