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Homemade Nail and Foot Care Recipes

Fingernail, toenail and foot care beauty recipes to make at home and give as gifts to include fingernail brightener, beach foot scrub, apricot foot oil, cuticle cream with Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay and many more.
 

Cuticle Cream
1 tablespoon Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay
1 teaspoon olive oil
3 drops lavender essential oil
Mix into a paste and place into a sterile ointment jar or small pot. Massage into nails and cuticles.

Cuticle Softener
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon vitamin E oil
Combine and massage into nails and cuticles.

Beach Sand Foot Scrub
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons dry beach sand
3 to 5 drops rosemary oil
Mix the ingredients together into a paste. Massage sand scrub onto feet (works on elbows also), concentrating especially on problem areas. Rinse off and pat dry.

Fingernail Brightener
1 denture tablet
1 cup warm water
1 to 2 drops tea tree oil
Saturate one denture tablet with a few drops of essential oil of your choice. Drop the tablet into a small bowl of warm water. Soak fingertips 10 minutes. Discard mixture after use.

Apricot Oil & Lanolin Cuticle Cream
1/2 teaspoons apricot kernel or emu oil
2 teaspoons lanolin
1 drop essential oil of your choice
Melt oils together on low heat in microwave, add essential oil, pour into jar or small pot and let set. To use, massage into cuticles.

Nail Whitener
2 teaspoon whitening tooth paste
1 teaspoon 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.

Cocoa Butter Hand and Foot Renewal Cream
1/2 cup almonds
1/2 cup dry oatmeal (not quick-cook or flavored)
4 tablespoons cocoa butter
3 tablespoons honey
Process the almonds in a blender or coffee grinder until coarsely ground. In a bowl, combine oatmeal, cocoa butter, honey and ground nuts. Rub into your hands and feet, cover with cotton gloves and socks, leave on overnight. The next morning, remove gloves and socks and rinse.

Anti Aging Cuticle Oil
10 drops carrot seed essential oil
2 tablespoons jojoba oil
Combine oils. Store in a small glass container. Warm oil, then massage into cuticles. Apply over entire nail bed and surrounding skin and cuticles. Do not wash off.

Healing Cuticle Oil
5-10 drops tea tree essential oil
2 tablespoons hemp seed oil
Combine oils. Store in a small glass container. Warm oil, gently massage into entire nail bed, surrounding skin and cuticles. Do not wash off.

Softening Foot Soak
1/2 cup baking soda
1/4 cup epsom salts
2-4 drops lavender oil or scent of choice
In a plastic tub, run hot water to fill. Add soda, salt, oil and mix. Soak feet for 15-20 minutes. While feet are still in the water, use a good quality foot file or pumice stone - massage feet to remove rough skin and calluses. Rinse feet, pat dry, moisturize.

Lavender Hand and Foot Wash
Use to relieve red and inflamed hands and feet.
1/2 cup dried lavender flowers
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh sage
2 cups of water
8 drops of lavender oil
In a saucepan, combine lavender flowers, sage and water. Simmer, covered, on low heat for 20 minutes. Strain mixture through cheesecloth and let cool. Discard the solids, retain the liquid. Add Lavender Oil, shake to emulsify, and then apply to hands and feet with a soft wash cloth or cotton pads. Repeat as necessary, or desired.

Sweet Milk Foot Soak
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons moisturizing lotion
2 cups milk
7 cups water
In a large saucepan, heat the milk and water. When steaming, add sugar and lotion and mix to a slightly soupy consistency. Allow to cool, till the mixture is cool enough for you to place feet in. Pour into a bowl large enough to fit both feet. Soak for 10 minutes. You can either rinse now, or use some extra sugar to scrub your feet. Rinse well then apply moisturizer.

Peppermint Massage Oil
10 teaspoons grapeseed oil
3 drops eucalyptus oil
4 drops rosemary oil
2 drops peppermint oil
Combine oils. Store in a small jar. Gently warm oil before performing any massage. Your toes will love the minty, refreshing feeling.

Smoothing Foot Scrub
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
Mix ingredients into a paste. Massage into hands or feet for 5 minutes. Rinse well, pat dry, moisturize.

 

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Masks and Facials

Nail and Foot Care

Rosacea Treatments

Skin Balms

 
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