Olive oil might already be a staple in your kitchen, but the sweet golden oil also packs a powerhouse punch as a beauty product! We’ve pulled together all the best surprising beauty uses for olive oil that will convince you to store a jar in both your pantry and bathroom cabinet. Whether you’re a DIY lover or not, these beauty uses for olive oil are so easy that you’ll have no problem incorporating them into your routine.
1. Moisturizing Hair Treatment
If winter left your hair dull and dry, no worries! All you need to do for tons of revitalized bounce and moisture is create a simple hot olive oil hair mask. Just microwave a 1/4 cup olive oil for 20 seconds, then pour over hair and scalp. Leave on for 10 minute before washing your hair with shampoo and conditioner to get rid of the oil. Do this twice a week and you’ll definitely start to see a difference in your hair fast.
2. Skin Hydrator
Is your face always dry, tight, and flaky no matter what moisturizer you try? Start applying about a teaspoon of olive oil to your face before bed each night to develop softer, more supple skin. And, since olive oil is non-comedogenic, it won’t clog your pores!