15 Best Cuticle Oils To Use At Home In 2020

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Best Cuticle Oils To Use At Home In 2020

With all the biting, peeling, picking, and stabbing, our nails go through a lot.

We all know how to exfoliate our faces and keep our skin moisturized, but so many of us forget that our nails need love, too. It’s not enough just to slather them in hand cream and hope for the best; nails have their own needs that should be fulfilled.

If you love acrylics or just have particularly sensitive nails, you know how frustrating it is to constantly have cracked, weak nails that break with any tap.

A good cuticle oil not only moisturizes, but builds up strong, flexible nails that can handle anything.

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You want to get your hands on an oil over a cream, because they have more power to penetrate the skin and nourish your nails from the inside-out. And to get you started on your journey to long, strong nails, here are 16 of the most effective cuticle oils that you’ll love:

1. Cuccio Revitalizing Milk & Honey Cuticle Oil

This nourishing oil smells as sweet as honey tastes! It’s decadent and perfect for cracked cuticles. 

(Walmart, $12)

2. Deborah Lippman Cuticle Protection & Repair Set

Throw this one in your purse and take it on the go. It's created to heal nail beds and prevent future breakages.

(Sephora, $39)

3. ISDIN SI-NAILS Nail & Cuticle Serum Treatment 

Formulated with Hyaluronic acid, this serum will absorb moisture from the atmosphere, then penetrate it deep into your skin for lasting hydration.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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4. Blossom Rose Cuticle Oil

I’m a sucker for cute packaging, and this rose oil makes a stunning addition to any vanity. The best part is that you can choose from three different floral scents.

(Target, $7)

5. CND SolarOil Nail & Cuticle Oil

Manicurists swear by this fast-acting oil. It’s enriched with vitamin E and almond oil to give you the soft, smooth cuticles of your dreams.

(Walmart, $10.95)

6. ella+mila Nail Care Cuticle Oil

Vegans need to get their hands on this cruelty-free oil made without any animal products. It’s PETA certified and rich in nourishing safflower seed oil. 

(Target, $10.49)

7. L’Occitane Shea Nail & Cuticle Oil

This easy-to-use oil pen is precise, so you won’t get oil all over your hands after application. Its high concentration of shea oil makes it moisturizing for cracked and damaged nail beds.

(Sephora, $19.50)

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8. French Girl Nail & Cuticle Oil

Rich in hemp seed oil, this roll-on cuticle oil has 6 omega fatty acids that will improve the health of your skin and repair breakages.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

9. Dr. Hauschka Neem Nail & Cuticle Oil

This is a luxurious oil, but your nails are worth it. If you wear acrylics often, your nails take a beating and need a vitamin-rich oil to restore them back to health. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

10. Tenoverten The Rose Oil Nourishing Cuticle Oil

Packed with good-for-you essential oils — including rose flower, jojoba, argan, pomegranate, sweet almond, and hemp seed oils — this roller tip pen is mess-free and all-natural.

(Target, $26)

11. OPI ProSpa Collection Manicure Nail & Cuticle Oil

This formula doesn’t leave a greasy residue and absorbs quickly, so it’s great for daily touch-ups. It also helps nails strengthen and grow quickly.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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12. Qtica Solid Gold Cuticle Oil Gel

With an infusion of tea tree and citrus oils, this cuticle gel is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. If you’re prone to warts, you’ll want this formula.  

(Walmart, $9.71)

13. Sally Hansen Vitamin E Nail & Cuticle Oil

Enjoy soft, healthy-looking nails with this vitamin E-rich formula. When it comes to quality and affordability, this oil is hard to beat.

(Target, $5.99)

14. Bee Natural Cuticle & Nail Oil

With an ingredient list boasting natural oils, this lavender-scented formula is as soothing on the nails and it is on the mind. It’s an aroma you’ll love. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

15. Sally Hansen Cuticle Rehab Oil Balm

Another Sally Hansen favorite, this convenient balm is as easy as applying chapstick. Infused with aloe and vitamin E, it’s great for soothing and repairing damaged nails. 

(Target, $7.49)

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