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Apart From All You Know, See 10 Reasons Why Olive Oil Is A Must Have!

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Olive oil is a liquid fat obtained from olives, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives. It is commonly used in cooking, whether for frying or as a salad dressing.

Recently though, Olive oil has transcended its use in the kitchen and is now a bonafide beauty products. Its uses range between skin care, hair care and even manicure!

For beauty, these are some of the best uses of olives oils!
  • Does not clog pores, unlike many common moisturisers
  • When mixed with natural sea salt, it is an excellent natural exfoliator.
  • A substitute for shaving cream, a natural lubricant that prevents burns and bumps.
  • Apply olive oil to cuticles for longer, healthier and stronger nails.
  • As olive oil is an excellent moisturiser, it can be used to treat very dry skin and eczema.
  • When mixed with soap, olive oil makes a brilliant make-up brush cleaner.
  • Works as a superb alternative makeup remover.
  • Use olive oil spray for long and healthy hair.
  • Helps exfoliate cracked heels when used alongside hot lemon water
  • Also works well as a lip scrub!
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