Most women I know pay extra special attention to their nails by getting regular manicures. However, nail polishes and removers contain chemicals that can severely dry out and damage your nails and skin. To replenish moisture in your nails and cuticlesthe bacteria and fungus barriers at the end of your nailstry this homemade recipe. Also, consider getting chemical-free manicures using natural beauty care products or by forgoing nail polish altogether! Your nails will thank you.
4 tablespoons cocoa butter
4 tablespoons jojoba oil
1 tablespoon lanolin
5-10 drops tea tree oil
2 vitamin E capsules, 400 IU each
Heat the cocoa butter. When melted, remove from heat and let mixture cool for a few minutes. Add the oils, lanolin, and the contents of two vitamin E capsules. Stir well and apply to nails and cuticles. Store the remainder in a jar and refrigerate.
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