DIY Uses For Olive Oil – Help From Nature

We associate olive oil mostly with its nutritive benefits, even though it has been used since ancient times in beauty treatments. Olive oil is packed with anti-aging antioxidants and hydrating squalene, making it an ideal choice for hair, skin, and the article below we will see other DIY uses for olive oil, some of them less known and quite surprising.

Did you men know you can very easily shave using olive oil? Since you still got a bottle in the kitchen, then pour some drops in your palm and rub the face. Rub in an extra teaspoon after washing your body or face once finished to moisturize.

And since we are talking about oil then we’re looking at the perfect choice to fix squeaking doors. Lubricate a sticky hinge and you will get rid in a second of that annoying noise.

Give your wood furniture some polish and make it look like brand news. Wipe with a teaspoon of olive oil and a soft rag. Add a bit of vinegar of citrus juice to bulk up the cleaning power, and add a fresh scent. Use the olive oil again to shine a stainless steel sink or pots in the kitchen.

If a zipper is stuck (and it happens so often) and you try in vain to make it budge, try rubbing the teeth with a cotton swab dipped in olive oil. It should help ease it back on track.

Every time we paint the walls, some of it end up in our hair, a real aesthetic nightmare. Turn to alive oil again to soften paint from the hair strands and then remove it in the shower.

For the ladies spending some time every evening to remove the make-up, swipe your lids with a cotton pad dipped in a bit of oil to free your face of mascara and eyeliner. Also, you can use a DIY cleanser that’s two parts antibacterial soap and one part olive oil to clean your make-up brushes.

And since most of us have someone snoring by our side at night, just ask them to have a sip of olive oil before going to bed. Medics say the oil lubricates the throat muscles and reduces chances of snoring. Use the same recipe to stop a throat tickle which makes you cough.


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