Olive oil is a “healthy fat” and in moderation can help reduce your risk for all sorts of ailments, like heart disease and high blood pressure. This is because olive oil is a monounsaturated fat, which lowers bad cholesterol without affecting good cholesterol. But did you know it has all sorts of other uses for you? In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives.
Olive oil hair treatment:
Use a little olive oil, you can control hair frizz, just comb a bit of olive oil to your hair. If your hair is as dry and brittle, put the water back into heating 1/2 cup olive oil (don’t boil it), and then applying it to your hair, cover your hair with a plastic bag, and then wrap it into a towel, then wash the hair at a fixed it 50 minutes later.
Olive oil for skin:
You can use olive oil exfoliate hands and face, smear it on the skin, then scrub with sugar or coarse salt, and then rinse. You can also use it to soften the skin, rub olive oil on notoriously dry areas daily, such as your feet or elbows, especially after a shower. A mixture of 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup vinegar, and 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.
Olive oil for acne:
Salt cleanses the pores by exfoliation, meanwhile olive oil to restore the skin’s natural moisture. Mix 4 tablespoons of salt and 3 tablespoons of olive oil, it looks like a paste. Put the mixture is applied to your face, keep it 1-2 minutes, then rinse off with soapy water. Apply daily for one week, then reduced to 2 to 3 times a week. You will find clean up acne so simple.
Cooking with olive oil:
When cooking you can add a little olive oil instead of butter, it will make your meals more healthy and delicious.