What is homemade nail buffing cream?


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Homemade nail buffing creams are used to give extra shine to the nails using ingredients found commonly at home. They are a natural alternative to expensive creams found in stores, as the latter tends to use chemicals that can be harmful with repeated use.

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Nail buffing is the process of polishing nails to make them look shinier. A paste is used to fill the ridges on nail surfaces. This paste can be made with ingredients available at home. One such paste is a milk hand paste that requires one-fourth cup of buttermilk and a half cup of powdered milk, which are combined together to form a smooth paste. This paste can be applied to nail ridges to make the nails look shiny.

Another option is to combine one tablespoon of pure olive oil and half a teaspoon of powdered white clay, also known as kaolin. It can be found in most health stores. These two ingredients can be mixed together to form a smooth paste that should be gently massaged on nails to make them look lustrous. The third option is to soak nails in a cup of warm water with two spoons of molasses. After soaking in this warm water for 15 minutes, it can be rinsed off for more beautiful nails.

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