Some easy nail care remedies for all bride-to-be!
Getting that perfect bridal look is not just taking care of your skin and hair, but also your hands and feet. You must be getting the best facials to spa treatments to look all radiant on your wedding day. You take months to groom yourself but while everything your nail care should also be on the priority list. As you will be flaunting your engagement ring and mehendi in your pictures, you really need to have well-groomed and healthy nails. Plus, it’s not just fingernails you have to give attention to feet too as your photographers will be capturing every little detail of your bridal look.
When we talk about nail care, its not just about making them fancy with some expensive nail art. It’s about making them healthy with consistent care with easy home remedies. You can take help from these DIY nail-care tips that will help you get perfect nails in no time. These tips will surely help brittle nails or even they are split or damaged. These DIY tips will help just like skincare, as doing them will totally help before getting the polishes and nail art.
So, read on…
Start with exfoliation
This should be the first step in your nail care regime. Firstly, you need to exfoliate the skin on your hands as well as feet. You really need to do this, as this will help your hand and feet moisturizers to work better. But don’t do it more than once or twice a week. You can exfoliate with a nice mixture made with granulated or powdered raw sugar, honey, and coconut oil. All you need to do is gently scrub them in circular motions for better results.
A DIY serum for growth of healthy nails
Not everyone is blessed with long nails and many of us have to face a hard time growing our nails. You can use this DIY serum that will surely strengthen them and help them to grow. All you need is 2 teaspoons orange zest, 1 tablespoon orange juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil as well as 1 tablespoon coconut oil. Just grate the outer peel for the zest and also add fresh orange juice with olive oil and a tablespoon of warm coconut oil. Just mix them and make your own serum for healthy nails. You can use this serum daily or every alternate day and don’t forget to wash your hands properly before applying the serum and moisturizing them after that.
A DIY oil for healthy cuticles
Cuticles also need extra care too. They need to be nourish, recovered and also need to be prevented from any damage. Just take 1 ½ tablespoon of almond/castor oil, 3 tablespoons jojoba oil and 5-7 drops lavender essential oil to make it. Use this oil once a day or three times a week. This will also help you to add shine to your nails that which usually gets lost because of bad nail polishes and acetone-based removers.
A DIY soak for stronger nails
You can use this soak mix to make your nails stronger, whiter, and less prone to breaking. You need to have 2 garlic cloves finely chopped, ¼ cup lemon juice, 1 tablespoon honey and 2 teaspoons olive oil. You need to add all these with warm honey soak your hand and feet nails for a maximum of 15 minutes. After doing it, you can put the cuticle oil from the above or massage it with some olive oil. Just don’t forget to apply a hand cream to finish.
Your nails will surely get some unexpected limelight with these in no time!