natural benefits

Extra virgin olive oil is an excellent anti-aging, moisturizing and soothing, perfect for mature skin, for dry and dehydrated skin to soothe skin irritations and restores shine and vitality to untangling hair. Well tolerated even by the most sensitive skin and baby skin and also suitable during pregnancy, olive oil can be used by all.

10 cosmetic uses

  1. against stretch marks during pregnancy: Used since the early months of pregnancy, olive oil effectively prevents the formation of stretch marks. Massaged two or three time a day and insist on critical area: belly, breast and things. start to utilize the oil from the beginning of pregnancy and continue the treatment during lactation.

  2. rejuvenating treatment: mix 50 gr of powdered soul, 35 ml of evoo and a teaspoon of turmeric till you obtain  a creamy smooth, homogeneous and dense. apply on wet skin the shower and let stand for 10 minutes. rinse with warm water, massaging the body.after the treatment you don't need to apply lotions. do it one or two times a week to have a smooth skin.

  3. for sun-damaged hair: mix 30 ml of evoo, 20 ml of jojoba oil and 50 drops of essential oil rosemary. after the beach distribute the liquid on the hair and leave it for half an hour and washed very well with shampoo to remove oil residue.

  4. for strong nail and soft hands: mix a teaspoon of lemon and a tablespoon of evoo. apply immediately (before lemon and oil separate again) on your hands and let it works for half an hour. rinse with water and mild soap. do it two or three time a week to prevent aging of the skin and formation of dark spots as well.

  5. against wrinkles mask: (for oily skin only)mix very well a teaspoon of evoo with a tablespoon of white clay. after that add a drop of lavender. apply on the face for ten minutes and than rinse with warm water. to do one or two time a week.

  6. against nappy redness: massage few drops of evoo on the effected area of the baby two or more time a day.

  7. butter for very dry skin: mix 10 ml of evoo with 40 gr of shea butter, 10 drops of lavender essential oil and 5 drops of geranium essential oil. softened the butter with a spatula (or a fork), add all the oils and mix very well. put in a clean jar. store away from light and heat for up of three months.

  8. shooting and anti-inflammatory skin: to soothe sensitive skin, irritated or inflamed massage some drops of evoo twice a day on the reddened area. for an even more calm effect add a drop of lavender essential oil every tablespoon of olive oil. 

  9. natural wrinkle for eyes: massage some drops of evoo on the face and around the eyes before to go to sleep

  10. scrub for face and body: mix five tablespoons coconut flour, a teaspoon of brown sugar, three tablespoon of evoo and three of sunflower oil. massage on wet skin and rinse with warm water and soap.
     

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