Olive Oil Skin Recipes: for skin and hair
Otherwise, the benefits of olive oil skin recipes as beauty treatments are many.
Here are some suggestions:
Olive Oil Hair Recipe:
For a twist on a hot oil treatment, try a -
Mayonnaise hair masque
* 1 egg
1. Put the egg in the blender and blend until mixed (about 10 seconds)
Work the mayo into the ends of dry hair, down about 4 inches from the roots. Cover with a plastic bag, and wrap with a warm towel (straight from the dryer!) Put your feet up and relax for 10-30 minutes.
Unwrap your head and work shampoo into hair before adding water. Wet it, continue shampooing, rinse and shampoo again.
Olive Oil Skin Recipes
Cleansing with Olive Oil
Oil is a great deep cleanser, capable of breaking down sebum and impurities with the "like dissolves like" chemistry theory, so an oil cleanse will dissolve that troublesome excess sebum without stripping your skin of the natural lipids.
Take a look at the many beneficial properties of olive oil:
Rub olive oil all over your face
Now, doesn't that feel nice?
Olive Oil Sugar Scrub
The basic sugar scrub recipe:
1 C sugar (white or brown)
Feel free to add essential oils, herbs or kitchen flavorings such as cinnamon, honey or vanilla.
An olive oil sugar scrub is great all over your body, and especially good for exfoliating and moisturizing arms, legs and derriere. After a leg scrub, there is no need to use shaving cream or soap for shaving because the razor will glide amazingly. Just be sure to rinse the razor well!
Olive Oil Facial Scrub
The basic recipe:
1 t olive oil
Measure out the olive oil first, then add the baking soda to the oil and mix into a paste. You may also add lemon juice or honey. Rub into skin to exfoliate, then wash off with a warm washcloth, finishing up with a cold splash.
You've just washed, exfoliated and moisturized, all in one step!