Olive oil is one amazing natural product with wide range of health benefits for human organism. Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins, olive oil can also be one of your favorite skin care and beauty products.
Olive oil can be used for massage. Massage your body with olive oil before a shower and your skin will soon become velvety soft. If you are having problems with dry skin on your elbows, soak half lemon in olive oil and then rub them with it for five minutes then wash off. You can use olive oil to prepare body scrub so that you can remove all those dead skin cells from the skin. Mix some olive oil and sea salt and gently rub it on your skin for some time. Wash off with water.
Use olive oil to prepare the most amazing nutritious bath for your hands and nails. Warm up a glass of olive oil to the point that it is warm but not hot. Add some fresh squeezed lemon juice. And then soak in your hands and start massaging finger by finger. Your hands will become softer, skin brighter and nail stronger. Working in the household without gloves, then when you finish wash your hands and rub in few drops of olive oil. If the skin on your hands is dry and irritated smash ½ avocado and add a tablespoon of olive oil. Then massage the mixture on your hands and then wash and dry your skin well.
Face wash-You can use olive oil to wash your face. It will help you to get rid of acne and make your skin healthy and beautiful. Small amount of olive oil rub in on the face with circular movements. When the oil absorbs in the skin you will notice the acne and blackheads are already out of the pores of your skin. After you do this massage, use glycerin soap to wash the face. Repeat the treatment until the problem with the acne disappears.
Face mask -Wash the face with warm water so that you open the pores. Apply thin layer of olive oil on the face. After the oil is absorbed you will notice extra grease that is excreted through the pores. Let the mask on for an hour and then wash off. This mask will make your skin cleaner and more glowing.
Another idea for olive oil face mask that will make your complexion brighter. Use it after a shower when the pores on the face are open. Put pieces of gauze that is soaked in olive oil on your face. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wipe off with paper towel and wash off.
Make up remover -Soak a piece of cotton in olive oil and use it to remove the make up from the face and also the eyes. if you are using olive oil as make up remover your skin will become softer, it will reduce wrinkles and it will not cause irritations.
Hair mask -Use this hair mask to get shinier hair in no time. Mix ¼ glass of beer, egg yolk, some lemon juice and a tablespoon of olive oil. Apply this on dry hair and then wash off. Wash the hair with your regular shampoo after.
Dry hair mask-Smash ½ avocado and add a tablespoon of olive oil. Add egg yolk and then apply on wet hair. Wrap your hair with a towel. Then wash off with mild shampoo.