Fairness with olive oil / Olive oil for skin complexion

One of the best household ingredients that you can use on your skin for miraculous benefits is olive oil. It is one of the closest natural oils that match the structure of the oils naturally secreted by the skin. Olive oil provides a whole range of benefits for the skin. It is very rich in antioxidants like oleic acid and squalene, acts as a moisturizer for the content of essential fatty acids, removes whiteheads and blackheads. It helps to heal and rejuvenate your skin by fading acne scars and repairs the skin cells. It helps treat skin infections due to the antimicrobial properties and helps in reducing inflammations and acne flare ups. If you are looking for ways to use olive oil for getting a glowing complexion, here are the best olive oil packs to help you get flawless, even skin.

DIY these 5 amazing Olive oil packs for a glowing, spotless skin

Oil massage

Beauty tips for fair skin

This pack can help heal any dry patches for people with dry skin types and for oily skin, it helps regulate the oil production in the skin and can help in either case, bring a healthy glow by unclogging any pores on the skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • A face cloth
  • A bowl of hot water

Process

  • Take the oil in your palms and gently warm it up by rubbing your palms together. Now apply the oil in circular motions, using a pressing motion to help the oil really sink in near the cheeks, nose and forehead.
  • Immerse the face cloth in the bowl of water and squeeze out the excess water. Apply the damp cloth on your face till it cools down.
  • Immerse the cloth again but instead of pressing, use the cloth to remove the excess olive oil from the top layer of the skin.
  • Pat the skin dry.

Fairer skin tone

Fairness with papaya

This pack uses the benefits of lemon to help in unclogging the pores in your skin. The vitamin C in lemon also helps in brightening the complexion.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Procedure

  • Mix the two ingredients well and use a blender if necessary to get a homogenous mixture.
  • Apply the mix on your face and apply the same massaging techniques as described before.
  • Let it sit for around 30 minutes
  • Rinse with some warm water.
  • Give a final splash with some cool water.  

Hydration booster pack

Fairness with neem

This pack can help in enhancing the elasticity of the skin and boost the levels of hydration and glow in the skin. The humectant properties of honey help it hydrate the skin without feeling greasy while the antioxidants help in rejuvenating dull, lifeless skin. The egg yolk helps further add a beautiful glow to your skin.

Ingredients

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 egg yolk

Procedure

  • Take olive oil, honey, and egg yolk in a bowl. Mix these properly.
  • Apply this paste on your face and let it stay for 15 minutes.
  • Now, wash it off with warm water.

Fairer, glowing skin tone

Fairness with multani mitti

Turmeric contains curcumin that helps to impart a healthy, golden glow to the skin. The yogurt helps to smooth out the skin texture and helps to lighten the pigmentation on your skin tone due to the presence of lactic acid in the pack.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt, hung overnight if possible

What you have to do

  • In a small mixing bowl, make a paste of the ingredients.
  • Apply the paste on your face evenly.
  • Let the mix dry down for around 10-15 minutes and rinse off with water.
  • If the turmeric leaves a little stain, a gentle, alcohol free cleanser will take that right off.

Oil blend rejuvenating massage

Fairness with milk & raw milk

Contrary to popular belief, oily skin is caused due to chronic dryness, which forces the skin to secrete excess oils. Using a blend of different oils can help balance the skin’s natural oil production levels and can help it become softer, suppler and give it a youthful glow.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2-3 drops lavender oil

What you have to do

  • Mix the oils together and apply on face.
  • Massage the oils in with your fingertips in circular motions for around 2-3 minutes.
  • Apply a washcloth dipped in hot water and press the oil blend into your skin till the cloth cools down.
  • Now dip the cloth again and wipe off the excess oil.
  • Pat dry.
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