Want a refreshing, nourishing nail treatment that works? Argan Oil is great for skin, hair and also nails! So here’s a refreshing nail treatment for those who long to have soft and healthy nails.
Egg Yolk – 1
Honey – ½ Tbsp.
Argan Oil – 1 Tbsp.
Lavender Essential Oil – 2 – 3 Drops
Milk – As need for soaking (about ¼ cup)
In a mixing bowl, beat the egg yolk well.
Now, add in honey, milk and ½ Tbsp. Argan Oil.
Mix and finally add the Lavender Essential Oil to it. Voila! You’re nourishing Argan Nail Soak is ready!
Soak your nails in the mixture for about fifteen minutes and wash off.
Wipe your nails and let it air dry for a few seconds.
Apply the remaining Argan Oil to your nails, nail beds and cuticles.
Tips to Tweak the Recipe
You can use any essential oil of your choice like Rose or Geranium, or even Lemon. The essential oil is more of a fragrance choice here, so any fragrance that you love is ideal.
What’s with the Ingredients?
Of course, not many of like the smell of egg yolks! Many resist egg yolks as they can’t tolerate the smell. But, it is a nutritious food. Rich in protein, egg yolks are a great way to strengthen your brittle or weak nails.
Honey is not only a great addition to your platter, it is also a beauty aid. Honey hydrates the nails and cuticles, leaving them soft and moisturized.
Very rich and nutritious oil, Argan oil is rich in sterols, Vitamin E and moisturizing agents. Moisturizing is the key to keeping brittle or peeling nails at bay. Vitamin E leaves your nail stronger and smoother.
Rich in calcium and moisturizing agents, it makes your nails stronger and also moisturizes them.
Don’t prefer Egg Yolks? No Worries, try this Argan Oil Soak instead, for stronger nails.
Argan Oil – 1 Tbsp.
Beer – 50 – 100 ml
Olive Oil – 50 ml
ACV – 50 ml
In a bowl, slightly warm olive oil in low heat.
Once warm, remove from flame.
Now, add ACV and Olive Oil to it.
Finally, add ½ Tbsp Argan Oil. That’s it!
Ready for a nail strengthening soak? Just dip your nails into the mixture for about 15 minutes and wash off. Wipe and follow up by applying the remaining Argan Oil to your nails, nail bed and cuticles.
Tweaking the Recipe
You can add Argan Oil, or use our Argan Body Oil in this recipe. For the alternative nail soak recipe, you can add essential oils, though it is not needed. Since egg yolk can be smelly, we added essential oils for fragrance. That problem is also eliminated when using this recipe.
What’ with the Ingredients?
We have a lot to say about Argan oil and most of it is covered in our site here, here and here. It has many benefits that are not limited to one’s skin or nails. A very nutritious oil, you need very less to get the goodness you need.
Don’t frown looking at beer here! Beer has many health and beauty benefits. Haven’t you heard beer is one of the best conditioners for your hair? It can leave your hair super fluffy and soft! That aside, as for nails, it can strengthen your nails and keep them soft. Isn’t that great? When combined with Vinegar, it can also keep nail problems like nail fungus, at bay!
Do you know Olive Oil can nourish, moisturize and strengthen your nails? It also makes your nails and cuticles soft. Worried about hang nails? Olive oil takes care of it.
ACV protects your nails and curbs infections and microbial problems, like yeast or fungus. These problems tend to curb nail growth, or make them weaker.
Choose a recipe that suits you best and try the nourishing Argan Oil Nail Soak Recipe and feed us back with your results. As always, feel free to modify the recipe according to your preferences and requirements.
Alternatively, you can use Argan Moisturizing Body Lotion after the nail soak, instead of Argan Oil. You can work around the recipe and find the blend that works well for you.