Olive oil extracted from olives that grow in Mediterranean. Different from other oils which are generally only used as fuel only, oil on this one have very much benefit. As a vegetable oil, olive oil is not only used as fuel but also in the world of culinary, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, soap and fuel for lamps.
Olive oil turned out to contain 14 mg of vitamin E (per 100 gram serving), which as we know, vitamin E is very good for skin health and beauty. In cosmetics, olive oil is promoted as an ingredient that helps maintain skin moisture. However, not only on facial skin, body or hands and feet only, but lips also needs the olive oil. The influence of air-conditioning, hot sun, the use of lipstick can cause the lips become chapped and dry. Sometimes we have to use lip balm or petroleum jelly, and yet it still chapped and dry.
For that you need to try the efficacy of olive oil, with has vitamin E content, it will help moisturized and soften your lips. To brings the benefit of olive oil to your lips, you need to do this following things:
Scrub your lips with a 1 / 4 teaspoon olive oil and 1 / 2 tsp sugar, once a month. Granulated sugar scrub will remove dead skin cells. While olive oil will soften and moisturized your lips. Be careful, do not scrub to hard as the lip have a very thin skin.
Rub olive oil on the lips and let it soak in your sleep. The next day, you’ll feel your lips smoother and softer.
But olive oil can cause irritation for the very sensitive skin. Therefore, avoid using it every day. Do scrubbing once a month and use it as a moisturizer at least 1-2 weeks.