Thursday, July 30, 2009

The Princess of Polish...Sweet Hand Treats!




The Princess has been polishing for days on end, now its time to treat her ten friends...








I have been polishing my nails everyday for a month and fingers and nails need a little TLC. The girls (my fingers) and I went into the kitchen to mix up a few of my favorites.


Part 1.
Sweet Sugar Hand Scrub
Ingredients :
4 spoons of sugar
3 spoons of olive oil ( or baby oil)
Combine sugar and oil and mix into a paste. Run hands under warm (not hot) water . Using the scrub that you have just make rub all over your hands for 2-4 minutes. Rinse and pat dry with towel. Make sure all sugar been washed off.
Part 2.
Sweet Treat and Hand Spa
Ingredients:
1/4 cup lotion
4 spoons olive oil
In a finger bowl , Pour about 1/4 cup of your favorite lotion into a bowl. Add 4 spoons of olive oil. Microwave for 10 seconds ONLY (CAUTION: lotion will get hot in the microwave very quickly). Test lotion to make sure its not to hot. Place hands in finger bowl and soak for 2-5 minutes. Rub lotion into hand. Your hands and nails will feel great!

Do you have a favorite hand spa ? Let me know if you try one or both of these hand treatments. I would love to hear what you have to say about them.

13 comments:

  1. This sounds super easy to do at home, I might have to try the scrub!

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  2. I use sugar and olive oil and a few drops of lemon just so it removes the nails yellowy color as well...

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  3. Wow, where did you find this recipe, did you make it up? I don't do anything, what does it do? The only thing I would like is that the skin around my nails on some fingers is kind of rough and dry from all the writing and what not I do. I would like to get rid of that!

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  4. 0o0oo this sounds greatttttttt im deffinately trying this one out...ill let u know when i do thanx for the recipe hun

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  5. This is a great idea! Definitely trying the scrub and spa! Will let you know - Thanks.

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  6. Got home from work and did both treatments straight away! Heavenly, now my hands are the softest they've been in AGES, no lie <3 Thank you xx

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  7. Those sound like wonderful recipes. I'll have to give them a try, thanks for sharing!

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  8. Hey Everyone, thanks for you comments. When I was going to school to becaome a manicurist the lotion and oil manicure was something that we did for our clients. The clients loved it and no so do I.
    I sell the sugar scrub to some of my clients and they really love it.
    Kessa Thea: Yes , adding lemon to the sugar and oil is a great idea. Thanks.
    Danielle: I am glad you were able to use the treatments.

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  9. I'm gonna have to try this...but, I have to say you are truly talented...go'on girl!

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  10. Thanks for the recipes, I'm trying them soon. I normally use lemon & sugar mixture for hand scrubs - leaving my hands nicely scented, esp. after chopping garlic/onion! :)

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  11. Great spa treatment for hand pampering,
    Princess, thanks a bunch. I will try each
    this weekend.

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  12. These soundlike terrific treatments for the hands. Thanks for the receipes.

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  13. I just used these recipes and my hands feel incredible. Very soft and supple! I love these treatments. Do you mind if I share them with my readers on 52 Flavors?

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