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10 home remedies that really work

By: Laura Moss on March 25, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
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Vegetable oil for dry nails

If you have dry, brittle nails, consider a solution in your pantry. Apply vegetable oil to your hands and cover them with plastic gloves overnight. That should work for a deep-moisturizing treatment.

Some home remedy fans also suggest soaking your hands in warm olive oil for 15-30 minute to moisturize your nails. To keep them from dying out, massage olive oil into your nails and cuticles daily