Here you will learn how to make an affordable diy hand and nail cream at home. This homemade hand and nail cream is made from natural ingredients and it is very gentle on your skin.
Everyday your hands do lots and lots of work, frequent hand washing, cleaning task or gardening etc. Well your hands take care of everything so, don’t you think your hands also need some care ?
Not only hands but everyday task can also make your nails weak, dry and brittle. This natural hand and nail cream will take care of your hands and nails in the most gentle way.
So, let’s start the recipe to make this amazing cream at home.
- Cocoa butter – 3 tbsp
- Almond oil – 1.5 tbsp
- Aloe Vera gel – 2 tbsp
- Chamomile essential oil – 6 drops
- Using double boiling method melt cocoa butter on medium heat
- Remove it from heat once it is melted and let the cocoa butter cool just a bit
- Then add almond oil and mix
- Keep this mixture to cool more and become just a little solid
- Then add aloe vera gel and essential oil
- Mix everything properly
- You can use a fork, hand beater or electric beater to give the cream a fluffy consistency
- Then transfer your cream to a clean container.
Your homemade natural hand and nail cream is ready to use.
How to Use This Cream :
- You can use this cream at any time of the day
- Also you can use this cream before sleeping, it will repair your hand’s skin and nails all night
- Use it after washing your hands
- Apply this cream on the cuticle area also to keep it moisturized
- Massage the cream on your nails also to make them healthy and strong.
CAN YOU STORE THIS CREAM ?
Yes, you can store this cream easily for 3-4 months. As there is no water used in it you do not need to add any preservatives.
Now, Do you want to know why this hand and nail cream is so good and beneficial for your hands and nails ? Let’s know some amazing benefits.
BENEFITS OF COCOA BUTTER :
- Cocoa butter is rich in vitamin D2, E and K. Also it is rich in healthy fats, that deeply moisturize your skin
- It has anti-inflammatory properties, helps to reduce inflammation, treats dry skin, rashes, skin irritation and heals damaged skin
- Cocoa butter being a natural moisturizer helps to provide nourishment and hydration to your nails and cuticle area
- It also helps to reduce wrinkles, fine lines and appearance of scars
- Cocoa butter is also a power house of antioxidants, which helps to fight with free radical damage to your skin
BENEFITS OF ALMOND OIL :
- Almond oil is rich in vitamin E, which helps to moisturize your skin and nails
- It helps to treat dry, brittle and damaged nails because almond oil is rich vitamin A, B, E
- It also helps to improve nail growth and make your nails healthy
- Almond oil is also rich in healthy fats, that moisturize your skin without making it greesy
- Helps to reduce marks, treats dark spots and makes your skin healthy and glowing naturally.
BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA GEL :
- Aloe Vera is also known as plant of immortality. It is because of it’s wonderful health and beauty benefits.
- It helps to provide hydration to your skin and nails without making them feel dry
- Helps to treat rashes, skin burn, acne scars and reduces inflammation
- It comes with antibacterial properties, which helps to treat and prevent skin infections like fungal, eczema etc
- Aloe Vera gel is soothing and cooling by nature, it helps to soothe irritated skin and provides a very calming relief to your hands and nails
- It also has moisturizing properties that helps to make your hands soft and treats dryness.
BENEFITS OF CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL :
- Chamomile essential oil has soothing and calming properties. It helps to soothe rashes, dry and irritated skin naturally
- It also has anti-inflammatory properties which helps to reduce skin inflmmation
- Helps to treat and prevent skin allergies and provides relief from eczema, skin redness or rashes
- It also has anti-bacterial properties and helps to heal wounds
- Chamomile essential oil is also rich in vitamin A and E, which helps to nourish your skin, nails, cuticle area.
- Provides strength to your nails and makes them healthy and beautiful.
FINAL THOUGHTS :
This homemade hand and nail cream is a very affordable as compared to the readymade cream. Also it contains all the natural ingredients without using any chemicals and preservatives to it.
Using this cream regularly will make your hands and nails healthy, soft and beautiful.