May 14th, 2012 | admin

Using Olive Oil on Your Skin Will Not Clog Your Pores


I know this goes against logic, but your skin needs the right kind of oil. If your skin is too dry, it will crack, peel, and overproduce the kind of oil that will clog your pores and make you break out.

Who wants that?

Olive oil is the right kind of oil. In addition to being a deep moisturizer, it softens tissue and promotes cell regeneration.

Research has proven that olive oil is beneficial for your health in more ways than one. Check out these facts:

• Olive oil has anti-inflammatory qualities. It has been known to treat skin ailments including lice, wounds, burns, psoriasis, stretch marks, and sun burn.

• Some research in mice has found that if applied to sunburned skin, olive oil can reduce sun damage and prevent skin cancer.

• Olive oil treats more than skin ailments. When consumed, olive oil works to lower cholesterol and treat migraines, gas, high blood pressure, arthritis, diabetes, and more (much more).

• Most skin care products containing olive oil use extra virgin olive oil.

• Olive oil contains antioxidants, Vitamin E, and omega 6 fatty acids.

Olive oil is one of the main ingredients in Alivea skin cream. The next time you have a sunburn, don’t let your skin to get too dry and don’t apply the wrong kind of creams. Remember to use olive oil.