The Indus Valley Bio Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is an organic, cold-pressed oil, filled with nutritional properties required for both skin and hair. Its 100% natural nature makes it a safe product suitable for all skin and scalp types. According to a study application of olive oil on skin exposed to ultraviolet rays that could cause cancer, the olive oil actually worked to fight off the cancer-causing cells. The rates of tumors were significantly lower in the mice that had olive oil applied to their skin. It also decrease acne by killing off the bacteria that causes the acne. Olive oil is also known to moisturize and hydrate your skin. It may be especially helpful to use olive oil as a moisturizer after you’ve been exposed to the sun or suffered a sunburn. Antioxidants in olive oil can reach deep into the pores to help remove dead skin cells, dirt, and even blackheads. It can treat and prevent returning acne as it removes excess oil on the face. The combination of vitamin A and vitamin E in olive oil repairs cells from harmful environmental factors.
Other Benefits of olive oil are:
Lip Scrub: Combine coarse sugar with a teaspoon of olive oil for a chapped-lip fix.
Eye-Makeup Remover: It has a great precleansing benefit to remove stubborn eye makeup. Remove makeup from around the eyes with a few drops of olive oil on a cotton ball. With a gentle touch, slowly draw the ball across your lids for softer skin and to help prevent wrinkles.
Ear-Wax Remedy: If you often have ear-wax buildup, turn to olive oil to flush out the clog. For three or four nights, put a few drops in the ears before bed to help loosen excess wax.
Shine Serum: Just rub a few drops of olive oil on flyaway ends after styling for an extra-glossy finish.
Cuticle Conditioner: Use olive oil as your cuticle softener, stronger and longer nails. Soften rough cuticles around nails by soaking your nailbeds in a bowl of olive oil for a few minutes.
Cracked-Heel Repair: Split, rough heels need moisture to heal. After exfoliating with a pumice stone, apply olive oil to feet. Put on socks to lock in the hydrating treatment as you sleep.
Shaving Cream: It’s also used by many as a substitute for shaving cream, as it stimulates the hair follicles for a close shave. Its moisturizing effect is perfect for smoothing the shaved areas.