health benefits of olive oil and many uses of olive oil in hair and skin treatments

Olive Oil Skin Treatments

Olive oil is beneficial for the skin because it moisturizes the skin as well as helps rebuild and repair damaged skin caused by the sun, pollution and other environmental contaminants. Some of the skin conditions olive oil can heal or improve are eczema, rashes, skin irritations, and dermatitis.

1. Applying a small amount of olive oil to the skin using a cotton ball. This skin treatment will penetrate into the pores to replenish the skin’s moisture and heal damage done to the skin.

2. Makeup removal. Using a small amount of olive oil on a cotton ball will help remove makeup without annoying the skin. In addition, by using the same olive oil for skin technique, one can use olive oil to reduce and soften wrinkles.

3.  Mixture sea salt and olive oil. To use this skin treatment, place the mixture into a basin and rub into the body parts that are experiencing dryness.

4. Put a dab of olive oil on specific dry areas such as chapped lips, elbows, knees and heels. One excellent olive oil for skin treatment for the heels is to put some olive oil onto the heels and then wear socks for several hours. A good time to try this treatment is at night.

5. There is a popular face skin treatment using olive oil. To make the mask, mix a teaspoon of olive oil with a teaspoon of honey and two egg yolks. Apply it to the face for approximately 15 minutes. Then thoroughly rinse the face. This treatment for your skin will leave the face soft, smooth and well hydrated.

6. In order to strengthen the nails and smoothen the cuticles, one can use this technique: place the nails it warm oil for approximately 10 minutes. Another technique for the nails and cuticles is to rub olive oil around the nails every night before retiring for the evening.