Homemade cuticle softener

Homemade Cuticle Softener

Since I quit my 9-5 a few months ago I’ve had a hard time staying on top of certain things. I mean my nails and hair had to look at least marginally presentable when I was in the office but at home the expectations are obviously not the same. I’m lucky if I actually shower every day. Between the lowered standards and excessive hand washing, my nails and cuticles have been so dry. It’s been driving me crazy.

So I mixed up a concoction to soften my cuticles so that maybe I could stand to look at my hands. I find that no matter how much lotion I apply, by the end of the day my cuticles are looking pretty scary. I mixed two tablespoons of olive oil with two teaspoons of Apricot Kernel oil and put it into a little squeeze bottle I had. Re-purposing containers rocks! I’ve been smearing it on my cuticles every night for three days and my hands look so much better; younger even. My nails were so wicked sweet after using this, I almost felt like I had gotten a manicure…almost

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