Extra virgin olive oil is the key ingredient of a healthy diet and people all around the world start to become familiar with using olive oil in their cooking. What many people probably don’t know is that we can use olive oil for hair and skin with great results!
There are many beauty tips with olive oil that I will share with you in this blogpost and from my personal experience, they all work. Someone would think that they don’t want to use a high quality olive oil for hair and skin. I suggest you try! Apart from the fact that it’s pure and efficient, it turns out to be less expensive than the cosmetics we buy.
Olive oil for silky hair
This hair treatment is a beauty trend all around the world. It’s a pre shampoo treatment that moisturises your hair, giving it a healthy look.
First, warm the olive oil in the microwave. Then apply it generously to the ends of hair and scalp. Leave it in for 15 minutes and then wash it out thoroughly with shampoo.
You will love this hair treatment! Your hair will immediately look healthier and silkier.
Olive oil as a serum for hair
If you want to give an extra glossy finish at your hair, just rub a few drops of olive oil on flyaway ends. It styles your hair and at the same time it nourishes. The only thing you should be careful with is the quantity of olive oil you use. Just a couple of drops are enough.
Olive oil for skin
The best exfoliating face mask with only two ingredients that you have in your kitchen.
Olive oil is known for its ability to penetrate the skin due to the oleic acid.
The sea salt has mild abrasive qualities.
The combination of these can do miracles in removing dead skin sells.
Mix 1 tablespoon of olive oil with sea salt and rub the mixture over your skin.
Wash with tepid water.
Your skin will be renewed and glowing.
Olive oil for strong nails
If your nails break easily and don’t look healthy, maybe they need an olive oil bath! You only need olive oil and 5 to 10 minutes!
Soak your nails in slightly warm olive oil for 5 to 10 minutes. Among other things, olive oil is a great cuticle softener. After this, your nails will be stronger and shinier! For even better results you can repeat 2-3 times per week.
A perfect DIY lip and body scrub
If your lips are chapped we this the perfect recipe to make them soft and moisturized!
Mix a teaspoon of olive oil with sugar and if you want add a splash of lemon juice for extra flavor and acidic exfoliating properties. Your scrub is ready to use! This mixture has excellent exfoliating and moisturizing properties and you can also use it for your body.
Olive oil as a body lotion
If you are looking for a natural way to make your skin extremely soft and smooth, we have a perfect beauty secret for you! It’s very efficient and natural!
What you have to do is apply olive oil over your body while in the shower. Afterwards, just follow your shower routine, using your shower gel. In the end, wipe gently with a towel. You will love how your skin will look!
Olive oil for cracked heels
After exfoliating your heels with a pumice stone, apply olive oil to them. Put on socks to lock in the moisturizing effect of the olive oil during the night. The next morning your heels will be significantly smoother. Repeat as often as needed.
Olive oil for intense lashes
To help nourish your lashes use some drops of olive oil and dab them before going to bed. Doing this 2-3 times per week you will help condition your lashes and even darken them. You will soon have a naturally intense look!
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