Olive Oil is a Great Night Time Moisturizer

Dec 07, 11 Olive Oil is a Great Night Time Moisturizer

Posted by in Beauty, Health, Tips and Tricks

As we age our skin dries out. Our skin could use some help to stay soft and moisturized. There are many different types of face creams on the market today. Some are to be put on in the morning and others are to be applied at night. Some of these face creams can be very expensive. Some commercial face creams feel sticky or the smell...

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Olive Oil Beauty

Aug 26, 11 Olive Oil Beauty

Posted by in Beauty, Featured

Olive oil has many uses apart from in the kitchen. One of the best known is its use as an ingredient in a wide range of beauty products. Home made or shop bought find out what olive oil can do for you …   Spa in a bottle! Olive oil is a brilliant natural beauty product which has been used for thousands of...

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Olive Oil Face Creams

Jul 06, 11 Olive Oil Face Creams

Posted by in Beauty, Health

Produced primarily in the Mediterranean region, olive oil is the amber-to-green colored, aromatic light oil pressed from the hard, uncured fruits of the olive tree. In addition to being used in cooking and as a fuel oil for lamps, olive oil has been used as a beauty aid for thousands of years. Olive oil's effectiveness as a...

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History of olive oil

May 22, 11 History of olive oil

Posted by in Encyclopedia

The olive tree is native to the Mediterranean basin; wild olives were collected by Neolithic peoples as early as the 8th millennium BC. The wild olive tree originated in Asia Minor in modern Turkey. It is not clear when and where olive trees were first domesticated: in Asia Minor in the 6th millennium;along the Levantine coast...

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Olive Oil Soap

Nov 11, 10 Olive Oil Soap

Posted by in Beauty, Health

Olive Oil Soap History Back in the days before soap was invented, it is said that when the ancient Egyptians wanted to clean themselves, they spread olive oil on their skin. The olive oil stuck to the dirt, and could then be scraped away. Other civilisations in Mesopotamia learned to put soda ash in olive oil and this became the...

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