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Top Five Ways to Use Olive Oil in Home Beauty Care

By Edited Aug 28, 2016 1 5

You have probably used olive oil to cook hale and hearty food. What many people don't know is that olive oil is in fact a beauty stroke of luck. Did you know that olive oil actually contains several natural ingredients that have anti-oxidant properties? Olive oil can easily be assimilated into a beauty and fashion routine, removing makeup, moisturizing skin and deep conditioning hair, among many other uses.

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Why is Olive Oil So Good for the Skin and Hair?

Olive oil has numerous properties that make it an admirable choice for home beauty and skin care and as ingredients in skin products:

  1. Olive oil is useful in that its ingredients naturally moisturize the skin.

  2. Olive oil works incredibly as a purifier because it does not eliminate natural defensive oils from the skin

  3. It is ideal in an anti-aging facial schedule because of the anti-oxidants that it holds.

  4. Extra virgin olive oil can also be used as a sun screen as it provides UV protection.

Using olive oil as home beauty care can not only be useful for the skin but also put aside money rather than using those costly beauty and personal care items.

Makeup Remover

Use olive oil as a makeup remover. Apply a little olive oil on a cotton swab or tissue and wash the makeup away. Even waterproof mascara can be easily removed with olive oil as with the store bought makeup removers. It is certain to provide much needed assistance in a fashion debacle.

Skin softener

A few drops of olive oil along with a few drops of rose water should are an ideal beauty indulgence – soft legs to go along with a shaving habit. It is also a good thought to use a few drops of olive oil and a little baking soda for an extended bath in the tub to allow the skin to submerge in the natural nutrients and soften the skin subtly.

Skin Moisturizer

Olive oil can also be utilised as a skin moisturizer. Rub olive oil on skin and then swathe a warm cloth over the face until it cools down at night on clean skin for an overnight beauty indulgence.

Hair Conditioner

Olive oil nurtures hair which is vital for the hair's health. Heat up a half cup of olive oil in the microwave with a bit of rose water and comb the beauty mixture through freshly brushed hair and rub down onto scalp and the rest on hair length.

Cuticle Treatment

Use a little extra virgin olive oil along with jojoba oil to heal the skin on the hands and feet. Warm a little of the extra virgin olive oil and rub it into the cuticles. The extra virgin olive oil softens the skin and doubles up as an effectual cuticle treatment.

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Comments

Jul 16, 2010 11:49pm
Sookie
Great information here. Great article!
Jul 17, 2010 11:24am
divaonline
Wonder if ancient cultures did this too? Good info.
Nov 21, 2010 5:20pm
marianneliz
haha i wouldn't be surprised divaonline!
Aug 8, 2010 9:00am
eileen
Olive oil is so good for many other things too. Great product to write about thanks
Nov 21, 2010 5:20pm
marianneliz
thanks eileen! i love olive oil too
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