DIY: Things You Can Do With Olive Oil For Your Skin

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Olive oil is one of the best ingredients you can use on your skin. It is gentle and very effective in treating all types of skin problems. When olive oil is massaged on the skin, the pores are cleansed to perfection thus improving your skin tone and getting rid of unwanted marks and scars.

On the other hand, this oil is soothing for sensitive skin which makes it all the more better to use.

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The best way to use olive oil is when you add it to other kitchen ingredients like lemon juice or rose water, and even cold milk. So, what are you waiting for, it is time to get started with some of the best ways to use olive oil on your skin. Take a look at these homemade recipes Boldsky shares with you.

Try The Lip Balm

In the palm of your hand, add one tablespoon of olive oil, one tablespoon of honey and half a teaspoon of brown sugar. Using your index finger mix the ingredients to form one paste. Apply the paste on your lips and massage it for 5 minutes. When done, rinse your mouth with rose water. Repeat this homemade lip scrub twice in the month to keep your lips supple.

Fight Cellulite

You can fight cellulite the easy way. Add one tablespoon of coffee powder to a small bowl. Now add two tablespoons of olive oil, and mix the ingredients to a paste. Apply this paste to the areas where cellulite is present. Repeat this treatment twice in the week to help get rid of cellulite.

Receding Hairline

Do you try to cover your receding hairline as much as possible? Well, we have a brilliant diy treatment you can follow at home. In a bowl, add a tablespoon of coconut oil, half a teaspoon of poppy seeds and two tablespoons of olive oil. Now heat this solution on a low flame. Apply the warm oil to your receding hairline twice in a week. You will see the difference at the end of the month.

Pamper Your Legs

Pamper your legs with an olive oil massage. All you need to do is, heat two tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl and before you take a shower, massage your pins with the oil. Massage the oil in an upward direction so that it helps to treat dry skin.

Get That Natural Look

If your skin lacks a natural glow, here is what you need to do. After you rinse your face with warm water, pat it dry with a face towel. Now, add a few drops of olive oil to a bowl, add one tablespoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of rose water, mix the ingredients well and massage it on your face. This diy homemade cream will make improve your skin and make you glow.

Treat Sagging Skin With Olive Oil

Olive oil is the best ingredient you can use on sagging skin. In a metallic bowl, add the white of an egg, to this - add three tablespoons of olive oil. Now whisk the ingredients together and apply it evenly where your skin feels saggy. Follow this simple diy homemade remedy twice in the week to tighten your skin.

Body Butter Made With Olive Oil

Add one tablespoon of coco butter, shea butter and coconut oil to a bowl. Now add two tablespoons of olive oil to the contents and mix it well. When the mixture is ready, apply the diy homemade body butter on your skin. Evenly massage the cream and after 15 minutes, take a shower using a homemade soap.

Foot Scrubs

Do your own pedicure at home with the help of olive oil and mint juice. Make a solution of these two ingredients and scrub your feet with it. The mint juice will help to improve your skin tone also warding off any odours and the olive oil will take care of your dry soles.

Story first published: Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 11:40 [IST]
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