Hello, dear readers. Do you like olive oil. I agree, it's for an amateur, but I personally, the smell and taste of olive oil like, and how much benefit from it. Even doctors appoint in dishes to use olive oil, and not vegetable. But what is the use of olive oil for facial skin and is there any harm? We'll talk about this today.
I will not say that I'm a big fan of olive oil or olives. But, I buy olive oil as it ends. I like to fill them with salads. And of course I buy for masks, that is, I use it for cosmetic purposes. I take mostly Extra Virgin butter. This is considered the best oil, which is produced by the method of cold pressing. But the word Virgin means pure, free from various impurities.
I myself recently discovered peach butter, apply it to the face and hair. More details about all the useful properties can be found in the article "Peach Pit Oil".But, today we will talk in more detail about olive oil.
In cosmetic olive oil is used probably from time immemorial. Once I watched the show, where it was said that the face should be smeared with olive oil and then the skin will shine with youth and beauty. Is it so? I do not wipe my face with olive oil for nothing. At me the skin combined, but in the summer in a heat or in a frost, to become dry and to be shelled, here then I use an olive oil for the face.
Benefits of olive oil for the face.
- Olive oil helps to make the skin and smooth, plus everything, protects the skin from the negative impact of the environment.
- Fatty acids that make up most of the oil envelop the skin with a thin film, carefully caring for it, very useful for the skin.
- Fatty acids protect the skin from the evaporation of moisture in the cells.
- Vitamin E, a natural antioxidant responsible for the elasticity of the skin, helps not only to level the complexion, but also to smooth out fine wrinkles.
- Iron, normalizes blood circulation in cells, thereby providing cells with sufficient oxygen.
- And here vitamin D, helps to clear a skin.
Olive oil, judging by its composition, well, just an invaluable gift of nature for the skin. It is not for nothing that it is included in face cream, it is part of some shampoos and other means for caring for the hair, face and body.
Apply olive oil to the face. What type of skin is olive oil for? Basically, it is used for dry and combination skin for the purpose of protection, additional moisturizing, softening of the skin. Mistakenly believe that olive oil is not suitable for oily skin, it is suitable if it is correctly combined with sour-milk products.
Especially suitable is olive oil for the care of aging skin, as it softens it, moisturizes, helps smooth out fine wrinkles, makes the skin more elastic.
Since olive oil is very rarely allergic, it can be used to care for sensitive skin.
- Apply oil with very dry skin on the face.
- Apply after the sea, because the skin can be over-dried by the action of wind or sun.
- Apply if the skin has peeling.
- And also olive oil is an excellent assistant at the first signs of skin aging.
Olive oil is convenient for use for face wiping, and for making masks at home. Olive oil for the face, harm.
Can olive oil cause harm to the person? Many forums write that olive oil clogs the pores. I did not notice this, although I use it not often for the face, only under certain indications.
If your olive oil does not cause irritation, you normally carry it, there is no individual intolerance or allergy, then olive oil can be used.
Is it possible to wipe the face with olive oil?
Olive oil is used for compresses, masks, lotions, olive oil, you can even wipe your face. The procedure is done overnight. To do this, the olive oil needs to be slightly heated in a water bath. Next, I usually use a wadded disk, it's much easier for me to wipe my face.
Wadded disk soak in olive oil, wipe face, also with oil it is possible to wipe the area around the eyes. Excess oil in five minutes can be removed with a napkin.
This procedure, if necessary, can be carried out twice a day. Use olive oil is better quality. To wash to wash off oil from the face it is possible warm water to wash off oil better, vodichku it is possible to acidify juice of a lemon.
Olive oil for facial skin. How to apply?
You can wipe the face with olive oil, or you can make different masks with olive oil. Use olive oil for skin only Extra Virgin. I just use this and no other.
I love making masks with olive oil. Masks such do once a week, to maintain the beauty and youth of the skin of the face. Apply masks with olive oil on your face for about 20 minutes, wash off with warm water.
Mask with olive oil, lemon and yolk.
I love this mask very much, at the end of the article I will show you how I prepare it. I take one yolk, I add a teaspoon of olive oil and the same amount of lemon juice. This mask can be used for combination skin.
Mask with olive oil, honey and lemon.
Also this mask is suitable for withering skin, dry and combined. Lemon perfectly helps to level and bleach skin, honey, as well as olive oil nourishes and moisturizes the skin. One tablespoon of olive oil mixed with a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey.
Honey always take natural. Ingredients for masks should be necessarily fresh. Also, before applying the mask, and any, whether with olive oil or not, test it on your wrist.
Lotion around the eyes with olive oil.
For the skin in the eye circle, the olive oil needs to be slightly warmed up. Moisten in it wadded disks and for a minute or two apply them to the closed eyes. Such a procedure rejuvenates the skin, reduces fine wrinkles, nourishes and moisturizes.
Olive oil for the lips.
Very often in the summer in the heat or in winter in the frost our lips need additional care. And the skin on the lips can become worn or cracked, here to the aid will come olive oil. Lubricate your lips with olive oil several times a day.
You can alternate lip lubrication with olive oil with sea buckthorn oil, you can with calendula oil. For me, these three oils are just the first oils with such problems, although I try not to let them do this.
Olive oil for body, hands and nails.
By the way, olive oil can be used not only for the face, but also for the body, for the hands. Very good this oil nourishes and removes dryness. Use olive oil and for nails. How to prepare oil baths with lemon for thin and brittle nails can be read in my article "Lemon for Nails."
Olive oil is also used for hair care and for hair tips.