How to Use Coconut Oil for Nails So They Never Break Again

Maya Allen
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What can’t coconut oil do? It’s one of those cult products that people use for almost everything—haircare, skincare, cooking, healthcare, the list goes on. I honestly don’t go a day without lathering pure, 100% extra-virgin coconut oil all over my face. It’s so moisturising, and I’m addicted to the healthy glow it leaves behind on my skin. I’ve suffered from eczema since I was a little girl and have severely dry skin, so coconut oil has been my saving grace for, like, ever. It’s also my go-to method for removing makeup when I run out of cleansing wipes.

With the endless uses for coconut oil floating around, the unexpected ones can easily get lost in the shuffle. For instance, using coconut oil for nails is something we’ll all benefit from. Brittle nails lead to broken nails, and you have to put in the work to keep your nail game strong. Incorporating coconut oil into your nail routine will hydrate and strengthen your cuticles, amp up the growth, help your mani last longer, and act as a natural remedy for ridding your nails from any sort of fungus. To get the full scoop on coconut oil’s magical powers, we called on nail expert and celebrity manicurist Skyy Hadley.

Read on for everything you need to know about this miracle oil.

Next up: The other fascinating benefits of coconut oil you need to know about.

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