Olive oil is well known due to its innumerous beauty effects. Often offered by famous beauty experts this miraculous natural ingredient seems to be a great option for face, body and even hair care procedures. So if you have no idea how to use olive oil in your beauty routine, check out the information presented below!
1. Olive Oil as Moisturizing Serum
Are you suffering from dry skin? Well how about creating a DIY moisturizing serum that will make you forget about this skin issue forever? Apply a thin layer of olive oil directly on your face every night before you go to sleep and soon you’ll start noticing the difference.
2. As a Toner
Yes, you can also use olive oil as a facial toner! All you have to do is mix ½ cup of olive oil, ¼ cup vinegar, and ¼-cup water and use as toner.
3. Olive Oil For Eyes
Dealing with eye puffiness? Well put a small amount of olive oil in a tube and store it to the refrigerator for couple hours. Afterwards dab the product on the area around the eyes to enjoy the effects.
4. To Remove Makeup
This is probably the easiest way to use this miraculous ingredient as all you have to do is apply a bit on a cotton pad and rub it on the needed surface to get rid of the product.
5. Anti-Acne Face Mask
Use olive oil to treat breakouts. To treat acnes properly simply create a paste by mixing together 4 tablespoons of salt with olive oil. Use the mixture either as a spot treatment or apply it to your face by gently massaging. Leave it on for about 5 minutes and wash off.
6. Lip Scrub
Mix a small amount of brown sugar with olive oil and use the mixture to exfoliate your lips. Use your toothbrush to get better effects.
7. Facial Scrub
It turns out that olive oil not only works great as exfoliator for lips but also as facial exfoliator. Thus combine sea salt with olive oil, apply the mixture on your face and use it to remove dead skin cells. Also you can use the mixture to soften the back of your hands.
8. DIY Lip Balm
Mix olive oil with beewax and essential oils and create a lip balm that will help to soften your lips and maintain their healthy condition.
9. As a Hair Conditioner
Warm olive oil by putting it on the microwave for about 15 or 20 seconds and apply it to your hair. Massage it on your scalp and leave it on for about 10 minutes or an hour for an intense conditioning. Once you finish simply rinse off and shampoo your hair.
10. Defrizz your Hair with Olive Oil
Yeap, you can use olive oil to defrizz and smooth static hair. Cool isn’t it?
11. Hair Mask
You can also use olive oil as a hair mask as it will help you to achieve the soft and shiny hair that you were dreaming to have! To achieve the desired effects just mix one egg yolk with 2 Tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, apply it to your hair, leave it for about 15 minutes and rinse off.
12. Olive Oil Against Dandruff
Are you tired of spotting white stains on your clothes? Well check out this natural remedy against dandruff! A mixture created with almond oil and olive oil will surely help you to get rid of dandruff. So why not go for it?
13. Conditioner for Bald Head
Apply olive oil on your head, gently massage and cover up with a warm towel.
14. Ear Wax
Use a small amount of olive oil to get rid of ear wax and enjoy the results! Repeat the process for three nights in a row and you’ll see the difference.
15. Shaving Cream made of Olive Oil
Thus apply a bit of olive oil to your legs, leave it on for couple minutes and start shaving. Easy and very effective! So why not give it a try?
16. Itchy Skin Treatment
Well known for its anti-itching effects olive oil can also be used as an itchy skin treatment. To achieve the desired results you just need to apply it directly on the irritated surface whenever needed.
17. For Bath
Use olive oil as a moisturizing treatment and enjoy its effects! Pour it in the bathtub or massage it on your skin and wash off.
18. To Moisturize your Hands and your Feet
Prepare a bowl of water mixed with olive oil and soak your feet in to provide a full relaxation and moisturize your feet. As for clacked heels we suggest applying a small amount of olive oil directly on the heels, covering up with a sock and leaving it to sit overnight.
19. Use it as Massage Oil
Mix olive oil, jojoba, almond oil and vitamin E and use the mixture to massage your body and soften your skin.
20. To Get Rid of Stretch Marks
Last but not least, olive oil can also help you to get rid of stretch marks. In this case you just need to apply it on the affected area and let the product to do the rest of the work.