dry cuticle

If you have dried out cuticles, chances are your favorite salon lady have already advised you to try rubbing on some cuticle oil. It is used to moisturize the cuticle and nail area protecting it against damage and making it look soft and supple. It is typically made of natural and rapidly absorbing vegetable oils and may also contain vitamins and citric acid.

If you can’t get your hands on cuticle oil just yet, don’t fret! All you need to do is check your kitchen cupboard and you’ll find all-natural alternatives you can use until you get your next cuticle oil fix.

1.  Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been regarded as a lovely all-around moisturizer for quite a while now. You can revive your dried out cuticles by applying it on directly and massaging for a few minutes. If you do this right before bed, you’ll give your cuticles a chance to soak up all that moisturizing goodness.


2Olive Oil and Coconut Oil Mix

For that extra moisturizing boost, try mixing together olive oil and coconut oil. You can also add your favorite essential oil like eucalyptus or lavender for a fragrant and nourishing cuticle il alternative.


3. Almond Oil

Another alternate for cuticle oil is almond oil. It is a fast-absorbing oil that can maintain the softness of your cuticles. Mix it up with liquid vitamin E (you can get this from your Vitamin E capsules) and any essential oil of your choice and you’re good to go!

With these awesome alternatives you’ll never have to worry about dried out cuticles ever again! If you need to get your cuticle oil fix, don’t forget to book an appointment at Hollywood Nails Salon!



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