How to Use Olive Oil for Overnight Beauty

Olive oil has been long known as a key addition to a healthy diet. Did you know that olive oil has also been used as a beauty product in ancient civilizations, spanning throughout the ages? Affordable and efficient, olive oil is great on skin because it contains omega fatty acids and high amounts of Vitamin E and Vitamin K. It has also been known to have super hydrating and anti-aging properties. The result leads to a more fresh and youthful appearance, dewy skin and silky hair. Use olive oil for your overnight beauty regimen and experience both its immediate and long term benefits.

Things You'll Need

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Vinegar
  • Cotton socks
  • Cotton gloves
  • Shower cap
  • Shampoo

Instructions

    • 1

      Get an intensive facial treatment. Wash face thoroughly until clean. Mix two parts olive oil with one part vinegar. The vinegar combats skin discoloration and bacteria. The olive oil moisturizes skin. Apply mixture and leave on overnight. Rinse face in the morning.

    • 2

      Have a moisturizing facial treatment instead. If your objective is to moisturize, simply rub olive oil onto a clean face in a circular motion. Leave on overnight. Rinse face in the morning.

    • 3

      Moisturize your hair. Apply olive oil in your hair before you go to bed. Place shower cap over hair. Leave over night. Shampoo and rinse the next day. You may have to rinse and repeat multiple times. Your hair may appear limp or oily for a day or two. However, in the long run, hair will appear softer, shiny, and stronger than before.

    • 4

      Soften hands and feet overnight. Liberally apply olive oil on clean hands and feet. Place cotton gloves on hand and cotton socks on feet. Sleep overnight. Rinse in the morning. Skin on feet and hands should be softer, especially after regular use.

    • 5

      Moisturize body. Before going to bed, rub olive oil all over your body in a circular motion.

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