According to legend, Olivia gave the Greeks the goddess Athena. Olive oil in those days was referred to as liquid gold.
It is today the most useful in cooking and the most effective in cosmetology.
Modern women have learned to use olive oil for the person with a maximum result.
Use olive oil for the skin
Olive oil does not clog pores, allowingthe skin to breathe. By oleokantala substances included in its composition, the oil is able to regenerate skin cells, providing a powerful anti-aging effect. "Liquid Gold" gently smoothes wrinkles, make the skin taut and smooth. It is suitable for even the most sensitive skin, because it does not cause allergic reactions. All this is due its rich composition.
High-quality extra virgin olive oil, that is.e. 100% dehydrated olive juice contains vitamins A, B, D, E, K and monounsaturated fatty acids. Vitamin E and polyphenols, with high antioxidant activity, preventing the aging of cells, and organic acids, which are the basis of building material of cell membranes, repair damaged skin cells, perfectly nourish and moisturize the skin.
Methods of using olive oil Face
Heat the olive oil in a water bath (not inDo not over an open fire, it will lose some nutrients) to 40 ° C. Wet in it a cotton pad and wipe his face. After 5-10 minutes, rinse with warm water without using soap, and blot with a soft towel. The facial skin at this stage will be velvety and tender. Complete the application procedure of washing of olive oil with a cotton pad on the skin around the eyes, excess shine, remove the cloth. With regular procedures after a few days you will not know your skin, so will improve her condition.
You simply apply olive oil onpurified and preferably steaming your face at night, a short time to notice that the result is not worse than after the expensive night cream. Just do not vigorously rub the oil, stretching the skin, which is more efficient light pat with fingertips.
For sensitive and prone to irritationface mask fit of olive oil, cucumber and banana. Grind in a blender the cucumber and banana (if you do not have a blender, rub them on a fine grater or mince), add 2 tbsp oil and mix well. The resulting fragrant mush apply on face and after 30 minutes rinse with water without soap. The remaining part of clean in the refrigerator, it is useful for the following procedures.
For oily and porous skin is recommended to doTomato mask. Take for 1 hour. L. potato starch, and olive oil. Add a number of natural tomato juice or tomato paste to get a lot of such consistency that it was convenient to use on the face. Keep part of 10-15 minutes, then rinse with warm water. Attention! - Juice, sold in supermarkets contain various additives of flavors to preservatives, besides they put salt and sugar. This juice is not suitable for the mask. Or look for reliable manufacturer of natural, or use a juice made from fresh tomatoes themselves.
For dry and aging skin of the face has a maskolive oil. For her, you will need 1 tsp grated carrot, 1 tsp cottage cheese or yogurt, 1 egg white and 1 teaspoon oil. Combine all ingredients and rub into a homogeneous mass (protein can be pre-whipped into a solid foam). This mask cleans well and nourishes with vitamins and tightens the skin.