Name: OLIVE OIL (AUSTRALIA) - COLD PRESSED (EXTRA VIRGIN) - 100% ORGANIC CARRIER OIL Botanical Name: Olea europae Country of Origin: Australia Plant Part: Fruit Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed, (Extra Virgin) ("extra" a term only applied for Olive Oil) Purpose: Cosmetic Purpose. External Use only. Do not consume.
Olive Oil is also known as a Carrier oil, Base oil and vegetable oil. It is a fat obtained by cold pressing the fruit of the olive tree, native to the Mediterranean.
The use of olive oil in skin care and cleansing goes back to ancient Greek and Roman cultures, where olive oil was used to clean off dirt and sweat by scraping the skin with a tool called a Strigil, before bathing in the hot baths.
This oil is 100% Australian, and 100% Organic. We source this beautiful fragrant Extra Virgin Olive Oil from a family farm operation that produces world class food market Olive Oils, we offer this product as a cosmetic use application product.
This Extra Virgin Olive Oil is green with the classical Extra Virgin Olive Oil scent profile.
Studies have shown that Extra Virgin Olive oil has large health benefits for use in skin care as this oil contains healthy fatty acids and is rich in Vitamin E and A This gives the oil anti-aging benefits as it restores damaged skin cells and protects the skin from damaging sunlight.
This oil will not clog the pores and will penetrate deep within the skin layers while cleansing the skin cells and exfoliating at the same time.
Use this oil to remove eye makeup, cleanse your facial skin of dirt and use to massage your nail cuticles.
Just a few of the many benefits:
Anti-oxidant, rich in squalene, Vitamin E and A, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial,
Mixed with fine sea salt and massaged into the skin, olive oil is an excellent exfoliator for dry and scaly skin. Rich in Vitamins E and A, it is a great moisturiser and when massaged onto the skin, olive oil will penetrate deep into skin layers, helping the skin regenerate, fading scars and smoothing over stretch marks. It also has antibacterial properties that will help reduce infections and breakouts.
Olive oil can be used as a makeup remover and can be safely used around the eyes. It is an excellent oil for use in face masks when mixed with other nourishing ingredients, leaving the skin soft and hydrated. It may be helpful in reducing signs of aging and wrinkles, boost skin tone, tighten skin due to its antioxidant qualities and may help soothe skin after sun exposure.
Olive oil can help soothe inflammation that can be experienced on the body after shaving and help speed up the healing process.
As Olive oil is rich in nourishing vitamins and anti-oxidants, it can be added to your skin cleansing routine as an oil cleanse when combined with Castor oil or Jojoba oil.
Olive oil can help soften and strengthen hair, minimize frizz and reduce breakage by penetrating deep into the hair shaft and sealing in moisture when used regularly as a hot oil hair treatment. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Olive oil may be useful in soothing inflammatory conditions of the scalp like dandruff.
Olive oil can be a handy substitute for shaving cream, leaving your skin moisturised and free from razor burn after a shave.
This oil can be a great exfoliant for dry cracked heels when mixed with lemon juice or used as a scrub when mixed with fine sea salt and essential oils.
Hand and nail care:
Due to its vitamin E content, olive oil will help improve the health of dry and brittle nails and cuticles.
It is recommended to do a skin patch test to check for a possible allergic reaction, before using certain oils in large quantities on the skin
Please note: The above information provided about this product is intended to be educational in nature and not direct medical advice, claims or recommendations for medical use or treatment in any way for skin conditions of any kind.
General Safety Information: Use caution when trying any new ingredient, including carrier oils on the skin or in the hair. Those with nut allergies should consult their medical practitioner before coming into contact with nut oils, butters or other nut products.
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