Using Olive Oil On Skin

Is olive oil good for your skin? Since centuries, it had been a part of skin care routine in many parts of the world. Even today, many use it to enhance their skin quality.

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Firstly, it contains minerals, fatty acids and vitamins too. It also works for those who have sensitive skin. In fact, it is used as an ingredient in some of the anti-ageing products.

It contains antioxidants and therefore good for treating wrinkles. As it has the power to nourish your skin, you can use olive oil on dry skin too.

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It provides Vitamin A and E to your skin and can hydrate it and keep it soft. The skin cells can regenerate in a better way when you use olive oil regularly. Now, let us know about the benefits of olive oil for skin.


Do you know that you can use olive oil as a lotion on your skin? Well, soon after your shower, try it out once.

For Nails

Every weekend, soaking your nails in a cup of lukewarm olive oil can strengthen them. In fact, it is a healthy treatment for your nails.


If you have a bath tub, simply mix 4-6 teaspoons of oil. If you bath from a bucket of water then add olive oil to that bucket. Soon after the bath, your skin appears softer. 


Mix some lemon juice and a egg yolk to two teaspoons of olive oil. Apply this to your hair and wash it after 10 minutes. You hair becomes soft and shiny.

To Remove Makeup

The best ingredient that can be used to remove makeup is olive oil as it can also nourish your skin. Use a cotton ball to dip in olive oil and wipe the areas where you wish to remove makeup.

Skin Around Your Eyes

Instead of using an eye cream, you can use olive oil on the skin around your eyes. Smear some oil on your skin before going to bed.

Face Mask

Wash your face. Mix a spoon of olive oil in a egg yolk. Smear the mixture on your face and leave it for 10 minutes before washing. Your face will look fresh and soft.


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Story first published: Sunday, October 11, 2015, 1:39 [IST]
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