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Olive Oil: An Elixir for Anti-aging

Olive Oil: An Elixir for Anti-aging

Olive oil has been singled out as contributing to the healthful and beautiful aging. I am in love with olive oil and no wonder. It’s good for you; its taste is exquisite and its antioxidant properties – characterized by its polyphenolic composition – have the potential to combat degenerative diseases. In fact, a high intake […]

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Reduce Cellulite and Get a Tan!

Reduce Cellulite and Get a Tan!

Olive oil has long been known for its beauty benefits. It offers optimum moisturization for the skin and soothes damaged skin exposed to UV rays. But, did you know that combining coffee grounds and olive oil can reduce the look of cellulite … and you can get a great tan at the same time? Next […]

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Remove Makeup with Olive Oil

Remove Makeup with Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is so pure and non-irritating that you can safely use it around the eyes to remove makeup. Pour a small amount of olive oil onto a clean cotton pad and gently wipe over your eyelashes and eyelids.  Or, you can do as I usually do — pour a small amount in […]

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Moisturize with Olive Oil

Moisturize with Olive Oil

One of my favorite tips is  – to moisturize with olive oil.  Extra virgin olive oils make wonderful moisturizers for both the face and the body, especially during the winter months. A key benefit of these completely natural moisturizers is that you do not have to worry about any of the potentially harmful or allergenic ingredients that […]

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Exfoliate with an Olive Oil Glow

Exfoliate with an Olive Oil Glow

A centuries-old beauty tip is to remove dry, flaky skin using olive oil and sea salt. Use #49 in The Passionate Olive is: Exfoliate with an olive oil salt glow. You can have beautiful smooth and glowing skin with the regular use of a completely natural exfoliator. Mix 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil with […]

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