When I go to the supermarket for grocery shopping – I also do my beautyTIP OF THE DAY "MAKEUP": BLUSH - FRIEND OR FOE? . Read more ... » shopping at the same time, because plenty of natural productsHOW TO MAKE REFRESHING FACE MIST WITH ALOE VERA, ROSE WATER AND CUCUMBER?. Read more ... » from there can be easily used for our beauty routine7 TIPS ON HOW TO SHORTEN YOUR MORNING BEAUTY ROUTINE. Read more ... ».
One of my favourites is extra virgin olive oil (when I write in this article ‘olive oil’ – I refer to the extra virgin one).
Since a long time, people used olive oil for the skin care10 TIPS ON HOW TO LOOK YOUNGER FOR LONGER. Read more ... » and even nowadays, it still goes strong in the cosmeticTIP OF THE DAY "MAKEUP": BLUSH - FRIEND OR FOE? . Read more ... » industry.
Olive oil is very rich in vitamins, minerals, natural fatty acids, etc. It’s also convenient for a sensitive skinMAKEUP TIPS: 6 ORIGINAL WAYS TO USE YOUR FOUNDATION. Read more ... ». Olive oil effectively prevents ageing of a skin and wrinkles10 TIPS ON HOW TO LOOK YOUNGER FOR LONGER. Read more ... », it strengthens and protects the skin.
Rich in vitamin E and A, olive oil helps prolong youth, hydrate the skin, maintain the elasticity and softness of it. Also olive oil helps skin cells to regenerate. The list of olive oil benefits"HEAVENLY BEAUTIFUL BODY" - DIY HOMEMADE BODY SCRUB RECIPE. Read more ... » can go on and on, but let’s talk about practical things, how can you use olive oil?
1) Olive oil bath.
Sophia Loren – beautiful and amazing italian actress – once shared the secret of her beauty – she is taking olive oil baths.
To prepare such a bath, just add 5 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil into your bath and you are done! (You can add more, depending of the amount you are comfortable with). Easy, but very useful. After such a bath your skin will feel soft and silky smooth.
Another variation of this bath is : prior to taking the bath, massage olive oil all over your body and then jump into your already prepared bath and sink there for a while as you usually do, after you finished, just wipe away the excess of the oil and you won’t recognise your skin, it will be amazingly soft and tender, as a baby’s skin.
2) Olive oil body lotion.
Olive oil is my favourite body lotion (I don’t buy body lotions and creams any more, because I found the one which is very efficient and all natural"HEAVENLY BEAUTIFUL BODY" - DIY HOMEMADE BODY SCRUB RECIPE. Read more ... »). I love to apply olive oil all over my body while in the shower (after I used the shower gel) and after this my skin feels baby smooth and heavenly soft. This is a very quick and easy way to make your skin amazingly tender to touch.
I love using olive oil as my makeup remover in the evening. It gently removes makeup and hydrates the skin. You can apply it on a cotton pad (or a wet cotton pad) and then gently wipe away the makeup. Rinse with warm, then cold water15 REASONS FOR DRINKING WATER. Read more ... », like this you will stimulate the blood circulation and cold water will close pores.
You can also use olive oil as a tender eye makeup10 AMAZING EYE MAKEUP TIPS AND TRICKS TO MAKE YOUR EYES STAND OUT . Read more ... » remover, it will remove waterproof makeup easily.
4) Olive oil for strong nailsWHAT NAIL POLISH COLOUR CAN TELL ABOUT YOUR CHARACTER?. Read more ... ».
A warm baths of olive oil for your nails is an excellent way to strengthen them. It takes only 5 or 10 minutes. Just soak your nails into warm olive oil (pay attention to the temperature, it shouldn’t be too warm, just a room temperature). Your nails will be strengthened and shiny.
If you do it one or two times a week, you’ll notice the difference.
5) Eye cream.
You can use olive oil as an eye cream. It will help to hydrate the tender skin around your eyes and soften fine lines7 BEAUTY MISTAKES THAT MAKE YOU LOOK OLDER. Read more ... ». You can softly tap olive oil into the skin with your ring finger just before the bed time, or, if you do this during the day, then take away the access with a soft tissue.
6) MasksTOP 4 CHOCOLATE HOMEMADE FACE MASKS . Read more ... » with the use of olive oil.
One of my favourite masks with olive oil is this: mix the yolk of an egg with one table spoon of olive oil (and optional, if you want, add 3 drops of lemon juice, it will help to whiten and brighten the skin, as well as it’s rich in antioxidants and has a lot of vitamin C). Apply this mixture on your (clean) face for 5 or 10 minutes and then rinse with warm, then cold water (cold water will help to close pores). This maskTOP 4 CHOCOLATE HOMEMADE FACE MASKS . Read more ... » can be used for a normal or dry skinHOW TO GET PINK LIPS NATURALLY? 8 TIPS. Read more ... » type and will hydrate, soften and nourish the skin.
Cleansing and refreshing mask for a normal skin type with olive oil: mix 1 table spoon of white cosmetic clay with 1 table spoon of olive oil. Apply it on the face for 10-15 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
7) Olive oil for hair9 HAIR MISTAKES THAT MAKE YOU LOOK OLDER. Read more ... ».
This hair mask10 AMAZING TIPS ON HOW TO GROW YOUR HAIR FASTER THAT WORK . Read more ... » is quick, it will take only 15 minutes.
Mix one yolk of an egg with 2 table spoons of olive oil and 5 drops of lemon juice. Hold this mask on your hair for about 15 minutes, then wash. Hair will become shinier and softer.
Another olive oil mask for hair: it’s easy – just apply olive oil on your hair, keep it on for an hour and then wash your head as usual (you can wash hair two times if you see that first time didn’t take away all the oil). This mask is great if you want healthier looking and shinier hair.
8) Don’t forget to add olive oil into your salads, it will influence the condition of your skin, hair and nails for better. Remember, beauty starts from within!