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The incredible benefits that olive oil will bring to your beauty routine
Although the use of this ingredient of vegetable origin, it has come from the beginning with the taste of meals.
Its beneficial attributes for the skin were discovered and fully exploited since the wilted olive was squeezed.
Its high content of vitamins can not only prevent diabetes and heart problems, it will also do wonders for the skin of your face and your hair.
Discover everything about olive oil, and you will not be able to remove it from your list of ingredients for your routine!
Curiosities about olive oil
Studies affirm that olive oil is a protector against inflammation, it has one of the highest anti-aging power, that is why it fights against the sample of these, such as: cardiovascular risk.
This oil was the first to be placed in oil lamps, it is a common ingredient in religious areas, as well as medicinal ones.
So, olive oil is also a medicine, which is loaded with fatty acids necessary for the human body, such as: oleic acid and linoleic acid.
What happens if instead of consuming it we apply it to a certain part of our body so that it generates some benefit? For example, our hair and the skin of our face.
Benefits of olive oil on the skin and hair
Exactly that, the benefits of shine, vitality and fight against aging. Check more with our olive oil masks.
Although it seems somewhat logical to think that adding oil will somehow make the applied spot very greasy, this is not really this way.
Actually, for the skin it will be a blessing, that fat will remove the swelling and therefore, it will clarify our expression lines much more, you will notice it much more with those that before applied were very deep.
It will cleanse and also exfoliate depending on how you use it.
For hair, due to its high content of minerals and vitamins, where the main ones are: A, D, E, and K.
It helps to place the hair follicles much thicker, thus preventing even the finest hair from breaking, while increasing the growth period more quickly. Repairs split ends and hydrates all hair.
From the most delicate and smooth hair to the most curly hair, dyed or with a lot of excess use of dryers, irons, curling irons, etc. Olive oil offers all types of hair these wonderful benefits.
Olive oil hair mask
Olive oil for hair masks can be used alone or accompanied. If you want to combine them with other ingredients of plant origin that also have beautiful benefits for your hair, we recommend: Avocado, coconut oil, egg, lemon, honey, cornstarch, tomato, etc.
If you only want to try olive oil, we explain how:
Olive oil for hair
To apply it, you first have to determine how much olive oil you should put in a container, this depending on the length and thickness of your mane.
Because we will have to soak everything with this product from the scalp to the ends.
After adding the oil to the container, place small amounts in the palm of your hands to massage the scalp. When you feel that all that top part has oil in it, continue through all the hair, all the way to the ends.
Hold it in a high tail and bun, if you want you can put a hat. While you wait for me to act.
You can leave it on your hair between 30 minutes and 40 minutes. Then rinse, then apply your usual shampoo.
This will hydrate your hair a lot, if you use it once a week, and you think that the effect lasts very little. You can start doing it twice a week.
Olive oil mask with egg
The other fats and vitamin B that the egg contributes to this beauty recipe, help to give the necessary nutrients to the hair follicles for their growth and hydration.
If you have very dull and brittle hair, this is a home remedy that you cannot stop doing.
Extra virgin olive oil
Of course, it can also be normal, but for greater outstanding results we must know that we are using the best of the best, and the quality of the extra virgin olive oil is superior.
In a bowl, break one (1) egg, then beat it
Add three (3) tablespoons of olive oil
Mix until a slightly transparent yellowish color
Let it rest for about 5 minutes.
You must detangle the hair, and that it is in a slightly damp state
Apply the mask gently massaging until all your hair is covered
It is recommended that you be in a place that can stain
Leave to act with the hair collected for 20-30 minutes.
Rinse with plenty of water and then wash.
Olive oil and aloe vera mask
In this home remedy you can use both aloe vera cream –which is sold in health food stores or supermarkets–, or if you have an aloe plant, obtain a crystal from it.
Aloe vera, as well as olive oil, works by itself in an excellent way. Aloe Vera helps with dandruff, dryness, elasticity and is considered one of the most powerful cicatrizers.
Its hydrating power fused with the power of olive oil will leave you with a very well-groomed mane. What are you waiting for to apply this mask ?!
In a container place (6) tablespoons of aloe vera gel –if you have the glass, cut 6 large pieces of this ingredient and put it in the blender–.
Add (3) tablespoons of olive oil
Mix everything until smooth.
With aloe, you must be very careful, so put on an old shirt that does not mind staining and if possible on a floor that you have placed a small square with newspaper.
Add the mixture with your palm all over your hair
Let sit in a high ponytail for 30 minutes or one (1) hour
Rinse with plenty of water and wash your hair.
Olive oil on the skin of the face
On the skin of the face you can also use olive oil alone, it will deeply hydrate.
Two tablespoons of this product is enough, with your fingertips, massage the skin of your face and let it rest for 30 minutes or one (1) hour.
If you want to exfoliate with this product, you will need to bind it with sugar. Just add small amounts of both ingredients, mix. And apply it carefully on your skin.
After rinsing with water, your face will be much smoother and revitalized.
It doesn't matter how you want to use it, eating it, applying it as a hair saver or a smoother on your face. However, olive oil is and will be one of the best products, not only for women's beauty, but also for good health.