The mix below is excellent for strengthening your nails. Walnuts exfoliate, olive oil helps fight breakage by making nails more flexible, and castor oil boosts overall strength.

This natural mask also uses honey, which fights bacteria and contains high amounts of potassium, for added strength.



  1. Grind the walnuts into a course powder.
  2. To this, add olive oil, castor oil and honey to make a thick paste.
  3. Gently rub into hands and nails.
  4. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Apply twice a week for best results.

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A graduate in English Literature, Shruti comes with a gamut of experience in academic freelance writing and television journalism. A strong believer of holistic living, she has always followed the mantra of “a healthy body and a happy mind”. Naturally then, it wasn’t long before she found herself inclined towards wellness and lifestyle. She now writes on these subjects in a professional capacity at Z Living. Her inherent curiosity about healthy living makes her a connoisseur of all things natural, and motivates her to share the knowledge through her writing.