5 beneficial properties of olive oil
Olive oil - versatile ingredient that is used as the primary nutrient component in a wide range of cosmetic products: soaps, creams, lotions, shampoos, conditioners and scrubs. Editorial Heroine met with representatives of the company "Makrovita" and talk about the benefits of olive oil in skin care.
1. Prevents aging
creams and serums on the basis of olive oil contains large amounts of antioxidants - the vigilant defenders of our skin, such as vitamin E, oleic kisolota, polyphenols, phytosterols and squalene. Vitamin E is partially explains the anti-aging properties of olive oil, as it helps to restore the skin's smoothness, reduces swelling and protects against ultraviolet radiation. Hydroxytyrosol - a rare compound found in olive oil, actively neutralizes the effects of free radicals that accelerate the aging process.
2. Intensively moisturizes
Moisturizing ability of olive oil quickly made him a favorite in the beauty industry: you will see oil in the title role on the labels a variety of moisturizers, masks and serums. Rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, it makes up for the lack of moisture in the skin, restoring firmness and elasticity.
3. It soothes and restores
A major advantage of creams, lotions and masks with olive oil is how quickly and easily they soothe and regenerate sensitive and damaged skin. Vitamins A and E have a calming effect on irritated skin, relieve pain, itching and inflammation. Chlorophyll - a substance that cleans and tightens pores, moisturizes and soothes the skin, improves its protective properties. Usually contain chlorophyll in plant cells, but is also present in olive oil.
4. Align the structure of the skin
Olive oil is often used to create natural exfoliants. Choose olive peels and scrubs with powdered almond seeds - they can be used for gentle care for even the most sensitive skin. Soft abrasive properties mandelic powder combined with deep-down action oil remove dead skin cells and align its relief.
5. Prevents Acne
Olive oil is not comedogenic in nature, making it an ideal way to prevent acne. Besides oil has a high content of vitamins and antioxidants that allows it to deal with pathogens that cause the appearance of acne, and accelerate skin healing process. Manufacturers's Skin Care is often added to the olive oil into various cosmetic products, and the company "Makrovita" - is no exception. The natural line of cosmetics OLIVELIA-MACROVITA with olive oil was produced in 2006 as an active component. In the off-line access to it can be found only in pharmacies and stores biotovarov Greece and other foreign countries.
Apart from pure olive oil cosmetics contains a positive effect on the skin natural biological elements and vitamins. It is approved by dermatologists and are not tested on animals. It does not contain paraffin oil, petrolatum, propylene glycol, parabens and gennomodefitsirovannyh components.
And you use olive oil for skin care?