Nourishing Nail Oil and Nail Soak Recipes

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Get soft hands and strong nails with this two-part DIY spa treatment. Use simple, natural ingredients to make a nourishing nail soak and serum in just a few minutes.  

Use these recipes to treat yourself or create a lovely gift for a friend or family member. 

Nail Soak Recipe

Nail soaks are often used to soften the skin and add moisture. 

Make as needed (this part can't be gifted). 


1 cup warm water

1 tablespoon baking soda

1 teaspoon jojoba oil

3 drops lavender essential oil, optional


Place baking soda, jojoba oil, and essential oil in a bowl. Pour warm water over the top and stir to combine. 

Soak hands in mixture for approximately 10 minutes. 

Nourishing Nail Oil Recipe

Use to soften cuticles and strengthen nails.

Pour into a glass bottle and add a pretty label to create a quick and easy gift. 

20 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops mandarin essential oil
½ ounce sweet almond oil or avocado oil
½ ounce jojoba oil

Mix together into a one ounce dropper bottle. Shake to blend. Massage a few drops into cuticles and nails to soften and strengthen.

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Stacy Karen

Stacy is a DIY obsessed, healthy living advocate. A preacher's wife and mom of three, she loves to encourage others to live a natural lifestyle.

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