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3 Ways Olive Oil Improves your Skin

We need to keep our skin lubricated on the inside and the outside. For centuries, people of the Mediterranean region have recognized the beautifying benefits of olive oil for the body.  In fact, the first uses of olive oil were on the body and not in it.   Here are 3 ways olive oil improves your […]

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New Year's Resolution #2: Save Money using Olive Oil for Beauty Treatments

Here is New Year’s Resolution #2:  Save money by using olive oil for your beauty treatments. Replace expensive creams and lotions with olive oil as part of your regular “beauty” routine. There are numerous skin treatments using olive oil, including removing make-up and conditioning your hair and scalp. You can mix a bit of olive […]

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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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Olive Oil, your Heart and Valentine’s Day

Get heart healthy and passionate!  What do Valentine’s Day (the most romantic holiday of the year) and February, American Heart Healthy Month have in common?   If you guessed “olive oil” you’re right.  If there is one simple way to love your heart, change your oil!  And if there’s one simple way to love your sweetheart, […]

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Real Men use Olive Oil

Show the man in your life that you care and give him some olive oil. Not only can he stay healthy by drizzling this mono-unsaturated fat on his food, but he can also use it for a close shave that will keep his skin smooth and soft! That’s right, along with all of its other […]

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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

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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Get a Safe Summer Glow/Faux Tan using Olive Oil

Here’s a quick tip:  If you want a safe tan, skip the sun’s rays — and the risk of getting sunburned.  I suggest mixing equal parts of your favorite self-tanning lotion and olive oil.  Apply evenly. The olive oil makes the tanning lotion go on smoother and prevents streaks.    

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Olive Oil and Avocado Facial Mask

If you want to treat yourself to a seasonal, refreshing facial mask – just get out your EVOO and an avocado…and just wait until you see the final result!  Your friends will simply marvel.  All you need is extra virgin olive oil and a ripe avocado Use 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil Mash […]

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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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