Since I started writing this blog one month ago, I have been waiting for this moment. The moment is here, I will write a succession of several posts talking about uses of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in order to help you to use this secret weapon for health.
There are a lot of different categories of uses of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Today, I’m going to begin with uses of Olive Oil for body health
Next I will record several videos so as to illustrate these simple uses!
Lips : Soft and Supple
Olive Oil is the best lip-keeper, you can apply it in two different ways to reap its benefits:
1.- mix a part of brown sugar with a part of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and stir the stuff with a spoon. Place some of the mixture on your finger and slide it over your lips with soft, circular movements. After this, clean it with warm water and dry it slowly with a few dabs from a soft cloth.
This mixture should be applied every night before going to sleep.
2.- place a drop of Extra Virgin Olive Oil over your finger and apply it over your lips directly, but try to not eat it (I know it’s difficult).
There’s a lot of tricks and recommendations to help your hair with Olive Oil, and here are two of them.
1. you can make your own conditioner . It’s easy: Put ½ cup of Virgin Olive Oil in a microwave safe container for 20 seconds, or until it’s warm. Be careful because it can be too hot.
Place a towel over your shoulders, take a little piece of Olive Oil in your hand and massage your hair. If your scalp is too dry, massage it gently, but if you have an oily hair, you can massage it the same way, but further away from your scalp.
Repeat this process until your hair is totally covered by the Oil. Then put all your hair over your head and cover all with a bonnet.
Relax for at least 30 minutes while the Olive Oil works.
After that, use a soft shampoo so as to take the Oil out of your hair (use your usual shampoo). Rinse your hair completely. You will immediately see how much smoother and more manageable your hair is, and it will shine as the prettiest shiny day shines.
2. As a traditional nutritive treatment,after applying the Extra Virgin Olive Oil as above, you can add a beaten egg with a rosemary infusion. After that you may massage and let it sit for at least 20 minutes. Clean it with shampoo and wash it as usual.
It’s very important that time of setting does not exceed 30 minutes so as not to damage the roots of your hair.
That’s all, folks. Tomorrow I will continue with another chapter about body care with Olive Oil.
Olive yourself, follow my healthy advice regarding EVOO and you will last more than a hammer preserved in Olive Oil.
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