Can Olive Oil (cold press) be used topically on the skin?
But of course! The ancient Greeks used to bathe with oil, using a special scraper to take off the excess. Barring allergies, most vegetable oils are compatible with the skin. To moisturize dry skin, apply it daily directly to dry spots and stretch marks. You’re not going to be using that much so use the best olive oil; extra virgin. Pure and Light olive oil has been chemically processed, avoid it. Make a face mask with olive oil and a good quality of clay mud or avocado. Leave for 5-10 minutes, then rinse Where else is olive oil used? Lip balm, shampoo, bath oils, hand lotions, soap, soak for nails, massage oil, dandruff treatment, etc. Soaking fingernails in warm olive oil will soften cuticles and help brittle nails become more resilient. Can olive oil help relieve sunburn? Olive Oil contains polyphenol compounds that act as antioxidants to help prevent and repair damage to the skin done by accidental sun exposure. The skin damage is related to the destructive activity of free oxygen