Thursday, September 11, 2014

Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is The Healthiest Oil

Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Olive oil is a well known natural product with amazing health and skin benefits. It is very high nutritive oil which was discovered over 4000 years ago. Olive oil has superb skin benefits and so it naturally helps in providing a fair glow skin.
Olive is considered as the closest oil to match the chemical structure of our skin’s natural oil, than any other occurring oil.

Apart from providing glowing and healthy skin, Olive oil also helps in fighting other skin problems such as whiteheads and blackheads.

Some of the striking health benefits of olive oil for skin are as follow:

Olive oil is an antioxidant. Because of this property of olive oil, it helps in protecting the skin from harmful impact of free radicals which tends to delay skin aging. 

Olive oil is used as a natural moisturizer. Olive oil maintains the skin elasticity and tends to keep our skin smooth.

Olive oil is a natural cure for blackheads and whiteheads. With the regular massage of olive oil on your face, it also shuns off the scars and pimple marks present on your face making your face glowing and fairer.

Olive oil is a good moisturizer and helps to keep the skin hydrated and prevents it from getting dry during the winters providing it shine and suppleness.

Olive is said to repair our skin cells naturally like no other expensive beauty product do. It contains vitamin E, flavonoids and poliphenols which gently remove the dirt and dead cells making your skin healthy and glowing from within.

These benefits of Olive oil for our face were just fabulous. But make sure that your select ‘extra virgin olive oil’ when you go out looking to buy olive oil for your beauty treatment. Extra virgin olive oil is suggested to use because it is not a refined form of the oil and so it has all its nutritional values conserved in it.  

There are various ways of using this olive oil for glowing skin. Some of the best ways to use it in order to reap maximum benefits from it are as follows:

Olive oil face mask

Olive oil face mask helps to maintain the skin elastic, smooth, hydrated and naturally glowing. Take 1 tbsp olive oil, some honey and an egg yolk. Mix this firmly. Apply this paste on your face and let it develop and work for 15 minutes. Then with warm water wash your face. You will see the visible result.

Daily Olive oil treatment 

If you have dry and patchy skin which has blackheads, then this treatment is a solution to your problem. Take 1 tbsp olive oil. Using your finger tips rub it on your facial area in circular motion. Try to rub firmly over your nose, cheeks and foreheads. Massage for at least 2 minutes. Now take a face cloth and dip it into hot water.

Hotness of water will be as much as you can stand. Take face cloth and press and hold cloth to your face, until the water goes cold. It may take 30 to 40 seconds. Now you can remove the face cloth and rinse it using the hot water again. Now, instead of pressing the face cloth, try to rub it gently all over your face while you try to remove the top layer of olive oil. Now, using paper towel pat your face dry. Every morning and night repeats this process. You will be able to see superb results within a week.

These olive oil beauty treatments for getting a glowing skin naturally are worth giving a shot, after all you need not to spend much in chemically treated cosmetics and beauty products and still you will be able to get that appealing and glowing skin. What’s your take on this?

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