Nourishing Nail Oil Recipe

Give your cuticles a little winter lovin’ with this nourishing combination of oils. Chia, Argan and Jojoba are packed with vitamins and skin-loving fatty acids, and the additional Vitamin E oil provides a boost of anti-oxidants. This simple oil takes about 10 minutes to create and doubles as a small, thoughtful gift or, economical version of something you spend 10X more for in the salon.

What You’ll Need:

15 mL (.5 oz) Chia Oil
15 mL (.5 oz.) Argan oil
5 mL (.1 oz) Jojoba oil
5 mL (.1 oz) Vitamin E
1 mL Almond Cybilla Fragrance Oil (optional)
7 Small (8 mL) Nail Polish Bottles & Nail Polish Mixing Balls

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ONE: Portion out the Chia Oil into a clean small glass container.

TWO: Add the Argan Oil.

THREE: Add the Jojoba Oil. Because it’s such a small amount, we used a dropper to add it to the mixture.

FOUR: Add the Vitamin E. Vitamin E oil is very thick, so you may prefer to pour it directly into the mixture as opposed to using a dropper to add it.

FIVE: Give the mixture a good stir, and then fill your bottles! Be sure you’ve added a nail polish mixing ball to each bottle. We found that using a tiny funnel and a dropper was the easiest way to fill the bottles.

Your nail oil is ready to use or give away!

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22 Comments

  1. Paula says

    If I wanted to make the nail oil colored to match scents, what kind of colorants would you recommend? Also if I added some glitter to them would the glitter suspend in the oil or sink?
    Thanks for the tutorial!! I am new to the site and have never made a single beauty product or even a soap but I am excited to start trying and my first project may very well be this nail oil. :)

  2. linda Hancock says

    Could you tell me if this will make your nails harder & stronger ? Which is what I am looking for ‘ I have very thin & weak nails ? Thank you I do love your site z

    • says

      Hi Linda!

      While I haven’t been using this nail oil long term yet, my nails certainly look and feel much healthier after a week of using it before bed every night! I would definitely give this a try. On a personal note, I have been taking Biotin, and I think that has definitely made my nails and hair a little stronger :)

      -Amanda with Bramble Berry

    • says

      Hi Ginger!

      Because this recipe does not contain water, and is simply a mixture of oils, you do not need to use a preservative :). I would recommend storing these in a cool dark place to extend the shelf life. With proper storage, this oil should last about 12 months :)

      -Amanda with Bramble Berry

  3. sabrina garza says

    I visit this site and BrambleBerry.com daily. I stumbled across this site last September and I have not stopped since. With A.M. Soap Queen Tv I now make CP soap and love creating M&P project. So many things you can do with it. Its such a fun hobby!!!! I so wish I lived in Bellingham so I could work at BrambleBerry! LOL!!!

    Im hoping to hit my local farmers market this season.

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