Thanks to its various nutritional elements, olive oil benefits our health and our sense of well-being. It is suitable not only for cooking, but also for aesthetic applications, according to the valuable “advice” of ancient Greeks.

It improves hydration and facilitates burn healing as well as abrasion treatment. The valuable fatty acids of olive oil are incorporated into the body cells soothing the skin.

You may take advantage of all the beneficial properties of olive oil, by following the tips below:

Body oil

Tip: Add lavender in a bottle of olive oil. Three weeks later, you may generously apply it to your skin after sunbathing.

Hand hydration

Tip: Mix one tablespoon of olive oil and one tablespoon of sugar and lightly rub on your palms, nails and wrists with the mixture. Wipe thoroughly, rinse and immerse your hands for 10 minutes in a bowl of lukewarm milk.

Relieve your tired legs

Tip: Mix 3 tablespoons of olive oil and 3 drops of rosemary essential oil. Massage from your feet up to your thighs. It offers relaxation and boosts blood circulation.

Hair mask with olive oil

Tip: Using a brush, spread the olive oil on the skin and throughout the length of your hair. Wrap your hair with a warm towel, leave the towel at least 30 minutes, then wash your hair.

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Chapped lips

Tip: Moisturize your lips with a drop of olive oil at night before bedtime. From the first application, you will see a noticeable difference.

Dark spots

Tip: Mixing oil with some lemon juice can fade out the dark spots on your face, as the mixture has the ability to whiten and brighten the skin.

Face and neck skin tightening mask

Tip: Mix one teaspoon of olive oil, one egg white and one tablespoon of honey and add flour until the mixture becomes creamy. Apply on your face and neck for 15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. As this preparation does not contain preservatives, it should be refrigerated and used within two days.