The Benefits of Olive Oil in your Skin

Olive oil, a delicious and nutritious household food was described by Homer as liquid gold which started a number of wars just to have a taste of it. Today, it is widely available and mass produced by a myriad of companies. Olive oil is one of the healthiest oil alongside coconut oil. You can obtain a number of benefits from this oil either by consumption or mixing it into your beauty products.

Applying olive oil to your skin care regimen can intensify the good effects for your skin.


1. Protection from Antioxidant

Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and it contains vitamin E, polyphenols, and phytosterols. Antioxidants can shield the skin from damage when applied directly to the skin. The Vitamin E in olive oil is responsible for preventing premature aging as it assists in repairing the skin’s smoothness as well as safeguarding it from ultraviolet rays. A rare compound found in olive oil called Hydroxytyrosol, prevents skin from being damaged by free radicals.

2. It does not clogged pores

Some commercial moisturizers clogs pores and aggravates skin conditions, while olive oil perforates deeply into the skin clearing all those impurities and leaving all the good stuff.

You can use olive oil as a night moisturizer, a substitute to your regular one. Apply a teaspoon or less to your face and next and massage it all over. Wipe away the excess oil using a paper towel patting it gently to your skin.

3. Beauty enhancer

Many women use olive oil as a makeup remover because it is organic and beneficial. For intense cleansing and nourishment, olive oil is also used as an ingredient for homemade facial mask. For both men and women, olive oil is used as a shaving cream. They find the oil less irritating and more refreshing to the skin. It also makes you feel renewed aftershave!

Olive oil’s benefits has been proven and tested and because of that, it has gain a worldwide popularity especially to the skin care organic fanatics and beauty companies. This oil is widely used as an active ingredient in body lotions, creams, and other skin care products.

Have you tried adding olive in your skin care routine? Share your experiences with us!

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