Olive Oil Skin Care - Beauty Secrets Revealed!-Part 2

Posted by Hannah Punitha on Sun, Jan 31, 2010  
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Extra virgin olive oil

When shopping around for olive oil, always choose " extra virgin " because it hasn't been refined and conserves all its nutritional values. Don't think that it will make you fatter than other oils, is just the same, but don't use to much if you are watching your weight.

Olive oil health and beauty benefits

1- Use olive oil as bath oil. Two to three tablespoons will do the trick.

2- It is also used as a moisturizer to maintain the skin elastic, hydrated and smooth. Try this mask at home: mix olive oil with an egg yolk and some honey. Put this mixture over your face and leave it on for fifteen minutes. Rinse with warm water.

3- Other potential benefits of olive oil as an olive oil skin care product include: treatment of - minor skin wounds, eczema, and psoriasis.

4- The vitamin E in olive oil makes it a great overall skin care product.

5- As a tonic for the hair, to add shine and to keep it moisturized. This is a fantastic hair mask: mix olive oil with two eggs. Apply it over the hair and leave it on for thirty minutes. Wash as normal.

6- Good for the hands. Add some sugar to two spoons of olive oil. Rub your hands with this mixture. Rinse with warm water.

7- A mixture of 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup vinegar, & 1/4 cup water used as a night cream will make your skin glow. The olive oil softens and moisturizes and the vinegar lightens discolorationsArticle Submission, kills bacteria and loosens dead skin cells.

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