The Beauty Power Of Olive Oil

Olive oil is great for your health as well as your skin, therefore, do not underestimate the beauty power of olive oil in your daily beauty routine. Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by grinding whole olives and extracting the oil by mechanical or chemical means. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps. Olive oil is used throughout the world, but especially in the Mediterranean countries.

The Beauty Power Of Olive Oil

Do not isolate the use of olive oil to cooking only, it does have beauty uses as well. As reported by Health.com,

Much like Windex was used to treat every skin ailment from pimples to poison ivy in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) is the ultimate beauty cure-all in my Portuguese family. Here, five fab uses for the ultra-nourishing kitchen staple you can easily incorporate into your get-gorgeous routine.

Here are the tips for using olive oil as a daily beauty therapy:

  • Use olive oil daily as a makeup remover
  • Apply to your hair after shampooing for an improved look and shine
  • Olive oil can be used to treat chapped lips

Olive oil is one of the most versatile beauty products available today. Did you know you could use it in your bath water as well?

1. Get shiny locks. Apply olive oil to shampooed, damp hair and wrap in a warm towel (pop it in the dryer). Allow oil to sit for 20 minutes then rinse. Got frizz? Finger-comb EVOO through styled strands to tame fly-aways.

2. Spa up your bath. Simply, add a few of drops of olive oil to your bath water to soften skin. Or create a paste of olive oil and salt or sugar as an all-over body scrub. In a pinch, use olive oil instead of shaving cream. Legs will look extra silky!

3. Treat dry hands and feet. Rub olive oil into dry, cracked feet before bed then cover them with socks for an overnight softening treatment. To keep cuticles healthy, soak nails in olive oil during your next at-home mani. For yellow-stained nails, add lemon juice to olive oil and rub into tips.

Read more uses of olive oil from Health.com

You can easily pick up a bottle of olive oil from your local supermarket. Using olive oil as a beauty product is an inexpensive way to look great.

If however you are not sure of using the one available from your local shop, you can purchase one from any online beauty store.

Amazon, for example, stocks pure olive oil. What’s even more, it is very cheap to buy!

 

100ml Organic Olive Extra Virgin Oil - 100% Pure Cold Pressed Carrier Oil100ml Organic Olive Extra Virgin Oil – 100% Pure Cold Pressed Carrier Oil

Olive extra virgin is high in monounsaturated fat content (mainly oleic acid), polyphenols, Vitamins E and K. It used for arthritis, to soften cuticles and strengthen nails.

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Watch a video of how to use olive oil as a skin care product.

Video courtesy: YouTube

Did you know you could get so much use from olive oil?

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