How to Use Coconut Oil for Stronger and Healthier Nails?




Beautiful nails enhance the beauty of hands and legs. So, proper care of nails is required. We recommend the use of coconut oil for better nail care. It is one of the most effective and affordable ways to make your nails healthy and beautiful. Here are four easy ways of using coconut oil for nails, but before knowing that, let’s have a look at the benefits of coconut oil for nails.

Benefits of Coconut oil for Nails:

  1. Protects nails from fungal and bacterial infection
  2. Makes nails shiny, strong and beautiful
  3. Prevents nails from getting brittle and dry
  4. Cures ridges on nails
  5. Cures hangnails
  6. Induces nail growth
  7. Provides nourishment and moisture to the nails

How to Use Coconut oil for Nails:

1. Virgin Coconut oil for Nails:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin coconut oil

Preparation time: 2-3 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Clean and dry your nails.
  • Heat coconut oil for about 10 seconds.
  • Apply this warm oil to your nails and massage gently until the oil is absorbed.

How it works: It moisturizes & strengthens the cuticle and provides nutrients to your nails making them strong, shiny, and beautiful.

Repetitions: Twice daily.

Best time to apply: Before bed.

Tips: For better results, you can add a tablespoon of aloe vera gel to this oil.

[ Read: How to Strengthen Nails at Home ]




2. Olive oil and Coconut oil for Nails:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mix both the oils and warm gently for a few seconds.
  • Apply this warm oil to your nails and the cuticle.
  • Gently massage your nails for a few seconds.
  • Let the oil dry naturally.

How it works: It moisturizes and nourishes your nails making them strong and shiny.

Repetitions: Once daily.

Best time to apply: Before bed.

3. Garlic and Coconut oil for Nails:

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of coconut oil
  • 1 garlic clove

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mince garlic into small pieces.
  • Heat coconut oil for about 10 seconds.
  • Add minced garlic to this oil.
  • Soak your nails in this oil for about 5 minutes.
  • Rinse your nails with tepid water and dry them with a clean towel.

How it works: It strengthens weak nails and moisturizes dry nails making them look smooth and shiny.

Repetitions: Once daily.

Best time to apply: Before bed.

[ Read: How to Keep Nails Healthy and Strong ]




4. Tea Tree oil and Coconut oil for Nails:

Ingredients:

  • ½ teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 3 drops of tea tree oil

Preparation time: 2 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Heat coconut oil in the microwave for a few seconds to melt it.
  • Add tea tree oil to this warm oil and mix well.
  • Apply this oil mixture to the infected nails and allow it to dry naturally.

How it works: It fights off bacteria and fungus that cause infection and cleans it completely.

Repetitions: Twice a day.

Best time to apply: Before bed.

Tips: Wear gloves or socks a few minutes after applying this oil mixture to protect your nails.

Nails are the reflector of your overall health. So, go ahead and use coconut oil in above-mentioned ways to make your nails clean, smooth, shiny, & healthy and enjoy nail polish and nail art on your beautiful nails.

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