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Massage with Olive Oil

Massage with Olive Oil

Massage is one of the oldest healing and beauty techniques.  Ancient civilization including Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Egypt, India, Japan and China all valued the art and science of massage.  A biblical reference from around 493 BC documents the daily massage with olive oil and myrrh as a part of the beauty regimen of the wives […]

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Hair and Olive Oil

Hair and Olive Oil

“… Gimme a head with hair Long beautiful hair, Shining, gleaming, Streaming, flaxen, waxen …” While I don’t think the writers of the musical Hair were thinking of olive oil when they wrote those lines, they were right on! Since ancient times, olive oil has been extensively used in hair therapy. Olive oil does two […]

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Summer Skin Saving Secrets with Olive Oil

Summer Skin Saving Secrets with Olive Oil

Did you know that olive oil is good for every kind of summer skin treatment?  Olive oil simply the best for washing, exfoliating, moisturizing, soothing and beautifying. Even before soap was invented, when the Egyptians wanted to clean themselves and soften their skin, they spread olive oil on their skin (which stuck to the dirt) […]

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DIY with EVOO

DIY with EVOO

I’m always looking for easy, fun and budget-savvy ways for beauty treatments. And, while I love going to a Spa, I also love Do it Yourself (DIY) beauty treatments with Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO). Olive oil, rich in polyphenols (natural antioxidants) is great for the skin whether you ingest it or use it topically. […]

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