How to make softening salt for manicure
Sea salt is commonly considered one of the best means to improve and strengthen the nail plate. And if you increase the rich mineral composition of sea salt by softening and moisturizing properties of lanolin and coconut oil – we’ll get ideal little bath, which simultaneously strengthens nails and prepares them for manicure or pedicure.
- Sea salt – 10 teaspoons
- Coconut oil – 1/2 of teaspoon
- Lanolin – 1/2 of teaspoon
- Lemon essential oil – 5 drops
Sea salt is such a unique natural gift that so far you can’t make its analogue in artificial conditions. Micro- and macro elements in biologically active form help to strengthen nails and hand skin regeneration. It’s better to choose natural sea salt, without dyes and admixtures.
We melt lanolin and coconut oil on a water bath. Lanolin has long been used for softening of the skin, healing of cracks and damages on it. Coconut oil also possesses the most powerful softening, nourishing and skin regenerating properties.
Pour melted lanolin and coconut oil into sea salt.
We mix everything thoroughly so that oils distributed all over salt volume.
Add lemon essential oil, which also possesses firming of nails properties.
We stir everything once more and place the ready salt for manicure into a clean jar. 1 tablespoon of such salt is enough for 2 pint (1 liter) of warm water and 10-15 minutes are enough to make bath for hands or feet. Sea salt and lemon essential oil strengthen nail plate and improve its state when lanolin and coconut oil take care of hand skin and cuticle, soften it and make the following manicure easier.
- It’s advisable to apply a special cream for cuticle or nail wax to nail plate after bath with sea salt.
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