09 Nov '11, 2am

10 Unusual Uses for Olive Oil

10 Unusual Uses for Olive Oil

Olive oil is a “healthy fat” and in moderation can help reduce your risk for all sorts of ailments, like heart disease and high blood pressure. We know that olive oil is healthy for our insides, but did you know it has all sorts of other uses for you, around the home, and even for pets? Let’s take a look at some uses for olive oil beyond the kitchen, and I’d love to hear your unusual uses for olive oil in the comments! 1. Make your own sugar scrub You can use olive oil to create a moisturizing, exfoliating sugar scrub that’s great for soothing dry winter skin. Just mix up sugar with enough olive oil to form a paste, add scent with your favorite essential oils , and you’re ready to rock. Massage the sugar scrub into your skin in the shower or bath. 2. Moisturize your hands and feet To give those dry hands and feet some extra TLC this winter, massage a small amount of olive ...

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