Olive oil contains numerous properties and benefits for the human body. It is also known as liquid gold because it is one of the star foods of the Mediterranean diet. However, olive oil is not only useful in the kitchen, but we can include it in our daily routine of cosmetics. You do not know how? Continue reading.
Natural and soft scrub
Exfoliation is one of the most important steps in the weekly beauty routine. With it we eliminate the dead skin and the deeper dirt that deposits day to day and pollution.
Mix olive oil with sugar to create a paste. Apply it all over the face with circular movements to improve blood circulation and stimulate the muscles of the face. You can leave it for a couple of minutes as a mask. Remove it with warm water and dry the face with little touches with a soft towel.
Olive oil is a fat, healthy, but it is a fatty food. This makes it the ideal and definitive product to hydrate body and face. Take the oil and apply a few drops in your hands. Rub them together to avoid excess and apply the oil on legs, arms, trunk, neck to reach the face. Its high content of fat and antioxidants improves the skin, delaying the aging of the dermis.
You can also use olive oil on the feet. You will avoid hardness and cracks and you will have excellent feet to wear your sandals this summer.
Natural make-up remover
Stay away from cleansing milks, water soaps and other make-up removers that leave chemical residues on the skin and the most empty pocket. The liquid gold helps to remove the makeup in a gentle way and without having to rub excess eyes, lips or cheeks. With two drops it will be enough to remove makeup from the skin of the face. Make circular movements and affect the most made up areas. Remove with a reusable cotton or towel and continue cleaning as you usually do.
In addition, olive oil helps the eyelashes grow strong and faster. After a short time of using olive oil as a make-up remover, you will notice how you have the most leafy and longest eyelashes.
Definitive mask for dry hair
Have you tried all the masks on the market and with the passing of days your hair is still as dry? We have the solution. Open the pantry and take the olive oil. A few drops will be enough to hydrate all the hair.
Put the oil in the palms of your hands and rub them to distribute it. Apply it half to ends and massage well, so that the oil penetrates all the hair. Leave it on for 10 to 20 minutes. Once the time has passed, wash your hair as usual.
Olive oil provides shine, hydration and untangles the most rebellious hair. In addition, you will notice how the hated frizz disappears with the application of olive oil. You can repeat this treatment once a week.
Goodbye to the grains
If you suffer from acne or, on the contrary, from sporadic granites, olive oil will become your great ally. Mix a few drops of olive oil with a teaspoon of salt and apply this paste on the grains. Leave on for 10 minutes and remove it with water. Repeat it 3 times a week and you will see how those annoying pimples disappear.
As you have checked olive oil has many uses. These are just some of the ones you can put into practice. Soon you will notice how with the use of natural products such as olive oil your body will react positively. Increase natural products in your daily routine, as they provide a lot of benefits and nutrients that reach the deepest layers of the skin. Leave us in comments which one you liked the most or how you use olive oil in cosmetics.