Apart from the many antioxidant benefits that you will gain by incorporating olive oil into your diet you should also consider including it in your daily beauty rituals. Applying Dead Sea salt to the skin has shown benefits such as a 40% reduction in the depth of wrinkling, and due to its high concentration of magnesium it can also help cure various skin problems by improving hydration and reducing inflammation. In addition, olive oil is a good component to take into consideration for DIY natural skin treatments; in fact ancient Egyptians used olive oil alongside beeswax as a cleanser, moisturizer, and antibacterial agent, so do not hesitate to incorporate it into your home made masks and natural creams.
- It is a natural method with no harsh chemicals, more effective and less painful than waxing, it is cheaper because you can do it at home (you only need sugar, lemon, water and patience), and while removing hair you will exfoliate your skin at the same time.
- It has been proven that olive oil is able to rejuvenate damaged hair in the most effective and natural way, so if you want a quick natural repair, massage it into your hair for instant softness.
- Milk baths contain lactic acid and alpha hydroxyl acid, which dissolve the proteins that hold dead skin cells together, leaving your face and body extremely healthy, clean and soft.