One of the healthiest oils to cook with, olive oil has long been a source of nutrition for many. The good news is that olive oil is just as useful for your skin. A great source of vitamins and minerals, olive oil is known to rejuvenate and hydrate the skin. Curious to know more about this? Read on…

How olive oil benefits your skin...

 

Fights dry skin

Fights dry skin

Olive oil is powerful because it’s known to be a humectant. This means it draws moisture into your skin leaving your skin supple and healthy. That’s why it works wonders on dry, itchy and flaky skin that laps up any hydration it can get.

 

Anti-ageing powers

Anti-ageing powers

Olive oil contains three hugely powerful antioxidants; vitamin E, polyphenols and phytosterols, that have the power to slow down your skin clock. It helps restore the smoothness of your skin and prevents free radical damage.

 

Heals cracked heels

Heals cracked heels

Since olive oil contains Vitamin E and has intensely moisturising properties, it helps heal cracked skin. This means if you rub olive oil on your feet before going to bed, you can wake up to soft and smooth feet the next morning.