Olive Oil, which is sometimes described as liquid gold, is one of the healthiest vegetable oils, along with coconut oil. It has numerous nutritional values, as well as beauty benefits.
In this post, we will be highlighting all the major benefits of olive oil for your skin.
Olive oil contains many vitamins, including A, D and K, as well as Vitamin E.
Adding Olive oil to your beauty routine can provide you great benefits for your hair nails and skin.
Olive Oil contains three antioxidants, Vitamin E, Polyphenols and Phytosterols which help protects skin from premature skin aging. When applied on the skin, it helps restore skin smoothness and protects your skin from cancer-causing ultraviolet radiation.
Moisturizes And Doesn’t Clog Pores:
Unlike most commercial moisturizers that clogs your pores, olive oil penetrates deeply into your skin providing a cleansing effect in the process. Olive oil is also known to moisturize and hydrate your skin, it can also help decrease acne by killing off the bacteria that causes it.
Try using olive oil instead of your regular moisturizer at night and see the difference it will make.
Olive oil is great for exfoliating. Mix 1 tbsp of the oil with natural sea salt and rub over your skin gently. The sea salt due to its abrasive qualities combined with the deep penetrating oil, will remove dead skin cells and leave your skin looking renewed and fresh.
It also helps heal cracked heels. Apply a generous amount on the affected area regularly and use hot lemon water to exfoliate, till you see good results.
Improves Skin Health:
The Vitamin E present in olive oil improves skin health by treating inflammation, acne and protects the skin from ailments like psoriasis and skin cancer.