Olive oil has long been used on the Mediterranean coast to good health, beautiful hair, skin, etc. Over the years it has proved its effectiveness, and for mere mortals, and for the powerful. So get it from the kitchen shelves and do not use in a salad (though not a bad idea), and personal care. For these purposes, it is best to use olive oil Extra Virgin.
Olive oil and hand care
If your nails are dry and brittle, dip them in 30 minutes a cup of olive oil. For best results, add a few drops of lemon juice.
It can be used for skin care hands, especially if it is dry. In order to soften the skin and reduce itching, bedtime, apply a small amount on the skin and wear cotton gloves. In the morning you will be pleasantly surprised.
Olive oil and hair care
To make your hair beautiful, do not neglect the scalp massage and hair with oil. Olive oil helps fight split ends and dandruff; It makes the hair shiny and silky. Pour in the arm a little warm oil. Start the massage from the roots and spread it over the entire length. After that, put a shower cap and cover the head with a towel. Leave for 30 minutes or more. Then rinse shampoo. By the way you can drop 1-2 drops of essential oils of tea tree, orange, sandalwood, sage, to improve efficiency.
Based on olive oil can make a remarkable hair mask. To do this, take 1-2 egg yolks, 2 tablespoons olive oil and whisk well all. Apply to hair and leave for 20-30 minutes. Then rinse shampoo. This mask nourishes and moisturizes the hair. It helps to fight the effects of adverse environmental impact.
Olive oil and facials
Wonderful properties of olive oil are associated with the presence therein of vitamin E and oleic acid. Therefore, it has good regenerating and rejuvenating properties. Vitamin E - an excellent antioxidant, which protects our skin from free radicals.
With olive oil can cleanse the skin, to do so, perform the following manipulations:
Massage, apply a small amount on the face of any olive oil. A person need not be cleaned. It can be applied over makeup.
Now take a cloth and soak it in hot water. Water is better to take boiled. Then put the cloth on your face and leave it there until it cools down. This we do in order to open the pores.
After that, we wipe with a cloth face, thereby removing make-up, dirt, oil and dead skin cells.
Again, soak the cloth in hot water and wipe again with a face. If necessary, do this as many times as necessary.
Now, rinse your face with cool water, so you close the pores. If you feel after the procedure dryness of the skin, then apply a little olive oil.
means for the care of skin
on the basis of an oil.
1 tbsp castor oil, 1 tablespoon olive oil. You can add essential oils and jojoba (also 1 tablespoon). Below I will list some possible options for this mask, so that you can pick the ingredients for your skin type. Mix all the products and apply on your face massaged. Perform massage about 2 minutes. Then rinse with a cloth and warm water.
Here you can add:
. Well cleanses the skin. Although sometimes it dries. Therefore, if you have oily skin, add castor oil is more than the olive.
. Also clears the skin, it contains antioxidants. Good help in the fight against wrinkles.
Sandalwood essential oil.
It helps degrease oily skin and relieve irritation. It is used in products for the face, in order to balance the activity of sebaceous glands.
Tea tree essential oil.
Great help in the fight against acne, also speeds healing.
Essential oil of sage.
It is also used to combat acne, but also helps fight wrinkles.
Geranium essential oil.
Helps fight wrinkles. Perfect for sensitive skin; skin, which shows the capillaries, as well as oily and dry skin.
Lavender essential oil.
It is an excellent remedy for skin and nerves. It is used to make the sebaceous glands to work as expected. It is suitable for all skin types.
Rose essential oil.
It has some good antibacterial and antiseptic properties. Suitable for mature, dry and sensitive skin.
By the way, olive oil - excellent makeup remover.
It can be used for skin care lip. Since this is one of the most sensitive areas on our face, then her need well looked after. To soften, moisturize and nourish the skin of the lips, apply a small amount of oil and let soak.
Olive oil and bath
To make your skin smooth and silky, try adding a few tablespoons of olive oil in the bath, add to it a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil, and you get a wonderful tool, which not only make the skin beautiful, but also help relieve stress.
If, after the bath you have a feeling of tightness of the skin, then apply a little olive oil instead of lotion. The skin becomes softer and more beautiful. Besides oil will help relieve itching.
You do not believe it, but olive oil can be used instead of cream shaving during the removal of unwanted vegetation from the feet and hands. And men can use it and for the person.
As you can see, no wonder people of Mediterranean Sea oil love it and use it wherever possible. It is a universal and fairly inexpensive way to care for themselves.
Try and stay beautiful!