A perfect manicure helps to brighten the hands and give them a beautiful look. Hands and nails need constant pampering with natural ingredients to clear off the dead cells and give a gorgeous look to the skin and nails of the hands. Application of cream daily at night will keep the hands smooth but a good scrub will help to clear all the dust and dirt that settles in the hands and around the nails. Use of regular scrub also improves the texture of your hands and prevents any wear and tear of your fingernails. It also increases the flexibility of your hand and keeps your hand smooth, soft and glowing. By using scrubs, you can easily exfoliate your skin which is an essential way to un-clog your pores from excess oil.
Say goodbye to dry hands, brittle nails and rough skin. Try these manicure scrubs to pamper your hands at home.
Add few mashed or pureed strawberries to dark brown sugar along with few drops of olive oil. Massage into hands for five to ten minutes and wash off with luke warm water. The result is beautiful glowing hands.
Turmeric, Chickpea Flour and Yogurt
Other than using it for manicure, this is a great tan curing scrub that can be used during hot months. Prepare the scrub by adding one teaspoon turmeric powder, one cup chickpea flour and half a cup yogurt along with one teaspoon of olive oil. Rub it on your hands smoothly and let it remain there for about 10-15 minutes. Finally wipe out with a hot towel. The result is whiter, smoother and softer hands.
Almond and Mayonnaise
Mix few ground almonds with a half teaspoon mayonnaise and apply the mixture to your hands. Scrub gently and thoroughly. This scrub nourishes your skin and hydrates it sufficiently. As a result, you get a soft, supple and smooth skin. It also repairs the damaged skin tissues internally and accelerates the formation of new cells. Hence, the tone and texture of your skin are enhanced considerably.
Honey and White Sugar
This scrub has a lot to give. Juts practice it daily and you will discover much softer hands in much less time. To practice the manicure, simply soak your hands in 3 cups of warm water for about 10 minutes and then add 1 cup of warm milk to the water. Rub honey for 5 minutes on your hand and then rub granulated mixture on your hand for another 5 minutes. Finally, wash off with luke warm water. The result is often a whiter, softer skin.
Lentil and Honey
This homemade manicure is perfect for exfoliating, moisturizing and fusing glow on your hands. This type of scrub can be used once a day for perfect results. Mix one teaspoon of lentils to a pinch of turmeric and a teaspoon of honey. Apply this mixture on hand and rub gently to exfoliate dead skin. By gently exfoliating dry skin cells, the skin will appear to feel smoother and look refreshed as the cells reduce inflammation and kill acne-causing bacteria action. It also helps to soak up the excess oil from the skin that may trigger acne. Massage the scrub into hands for five minutes daily for a smooth, glowing skin.