Many women have issues with brittle and in order to solve this issue, they use various beauty products which are expensive and often are inefficient. Most of the products available in the pharmacies are loaded with chemicals that may cause more damage than good.

If you are looking for a homemade remedy that will make your nails longer, stronger and healthier, you are at the right place.

In today’s article we are going to present you a DIY nail soak that is completely natural, cheap and incredibly efficient.

DIY Nail Soak Recipe


  • ¼ cup orange juice (preferably freshly squeezed)
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup olive oil


In a bowl add the orange juice and the garlic and stir until you get homogenous mixture. Then soak your nails for about 15 minutes. After that, you should rinse off your hands and soak them in the olive oil for about 15 minutes.

Repeat this procedure 2-3 times a week and within two weeks you will notice incredible improvement. Your nails will become stronger and they will grow much faster.

How this remedy works:

The orange juice is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants that have the ability to promote nail growth. Orange juice is acidic and it is perfect for exfoliation or the nail beds and for softening of the cuticles.

Garlic is abundant with selenium. If your body lacks this trace mineral, your nails will become weak and brittle nails. Garlic also possesses potent antibacterial and anti fungal properties that are beneficial for nail growth.

Olive oil is one of the best natural moisturizes. This oil will penetrate deeply you’re your skin and thus it will soften the cuticles. Moreover, olive oil will strengthen the nail and thus will prevent breakage.