New Delhi, June 11: Are your ils brittle, discoloured, growing slowly, weak or easily breakable? Use different mixtures like olive oil and lemon juice or soak your hands in some beer, suggest experts.
Aashmeen Munjaal, celebrity make-up artist, and Ridhi Arya, dermatologist at Me Clinic, have rolled out tips:
* Olive oil and lemon juice mixture: Apply the mixture of a teaspoon of olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice to your ils and massage it thoroughly, let it soak in, then slip soft manicure gloves on and let the mixture work its magic overnight.
* Sea salt treatment: Mix together two teaspoons of fine sea salt with two drops each of lemon juice or oil, myrrh oil and wheat germ oil. Put this mixture in Luke warm water and soak you hands for 10-15 minutes. Repeat it twice a week.
* Beer therapy: Take a half cup of beer, mix it with warm quarter of a cup of olive oil and apple cider vinegar. Now soak your hands in the mixture for 10 minutes until the nutrients get soaked in.
* Egg yolks and milk: Moisture is boon to ils. Massage the mixture of egg yolk and milk onto your ils that helps you to retain moisture overnight.
* Vaseline: In addition to curing various skin problems this petroleum jelly is also useful for curing brittle ils. Simply smear Vaseline once a day onto your ils for healthy ils.
* Herbal mask: Give your ils a cup of it and ultimately it will become one of your favourite home remedies. Mix a teaspoon each of chamomile and peppermint tea in a cup of boiled water and allow it to soak for an hour or half, and remove the herbs away. Then add a few drops of olive oil and two teaspoons of wheat floor. Stir it well, apply it to your ils and keep it on for half an hour.
* Avoid il polish remover: il polish remover consists of chemicals, enemy of skin, it not only damages your skin but also make your ils brittle. Instead of using il polish remover go for cheap perfumes or tural il polish remover. This time cheap is going to be the best ladies.
* Coconut massage: Apply coconut oil onto your ils and massage gently. And there you go you will get smoother and whiter ils in just few minutes. (IANS)