Monday, February 9, 2009

Olive Oil

Oilve oil is the main ingredient in many beauty products and its equally good for the skin and hair. Before doing any of these , please make sure that your skin is not too oily and doesnt have any active acne / pimples etc.


(1)A mixture of 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup vinegar, & 1/4 cup water used as a night cream will make your skin glow. The olive oil softens and moisturizes and the vinegar lightens discolorations, kills bacteria and loosens dead skin cells. Splash water on your face before applying.

2. Olive oil can be used as cleansing cream if your skin is dry.

3. For a facial, wet face thoroughly, then massage olive oil into your skin. Use about a half teaspoon of sugar and scrub your face with that, then wipe off gently with a warm, wet cloth until the sugar is all gone.

4. Use olive oil on your feet with clean cotton socks. Helps to soften up you feet and it absorbs very nicely.

It conditions the hair and also gets rid of the frizz. Apply warm oilve oil in your hair , massage and let it be there for 1 hour before shampoo.

You can use it in various hair packs too.

(1)Its little lighter than olive oil and has excellent anti -wrinkle properties. You can use it on your face and under the eyes as you would use a night cream.

(2)Almond oil mixed with sugar makes and excellent body and face srub.

(3)Apply it on your cuticles to soften them.

(4) You can apply almond oil on chapped lips to heal them

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