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Yield | 2 ounces


  • 2 tbs. jojoba oil
  • 1 tbs. wheat germ oil
  • 1 tbs. cocoa butter


  1. Place all ingredients in a small saucepan. Heat gently until the cocoa butter has completely melted.
  2. Stir well and cool.
  3. Pour into a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  4. To use, massage a small amount into the base of each nail, gently pushing back the cuticles.

This was excerpted from “A Good Long Look” which was published in the March 2003 issue of Experience Lifemagazine.

Kim Erickson

Kim Erickson is a health writer and the author of <em>Drop Dead Gorgeous: Protecting Yourself from the Hidden Dangers of Cosmetics</em>.

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