It doesn’t matter if you’re on vacation, if you’ve already had them, or if you’re still waiting for them to arrive, by this point in the summer you’ll have gone to the pool or the beach a few times and looked for a tan. skin in the sun. Although having prepared the basic holiday bag with all the creams and sunscreens, the effect of summer is noticeable in your hair and on your skin. For the first we recommend betting on homemade masks with which to save your hair, for the second we will talk about olive oil, which home remedy to remove the spots on the face that summer leaves us.
In summer, habits change. Temperatures are rising and it is common to spend more time outdoors. That’s how they can get sun burns and damage. “The arrival of summer brings with it multiple health benefits: the days are longer, sunnier, which invites us to do outdoor activities, so sun exposure should be much more controlled and hair and skin care much more important“, explains Mónica Nieto, pharmacist and founder of EVOO and the cosmetics company Alevoo.
The prolonged exposure may cause skin damage leading to photoaging. “This exposure to ultraviolet rays can cause an increase in fine lines and wrinklescan alter the pigmentation of the skin producing spots, as well as its texture, becoming rougher and with a sallow complexion and a lack of luminosity. Be very careful with excessive sun exposure because redness, erythema, sunburn and even blisters, damage that we repeatedly produce on the skin, can cause cancer over the years“, remember.
Why is the oil good for the skin?
What can you do against all of this? extra virgin olive oil. “Indeed, EVOO is a powerful natural antioxidant and is our best ally to prevent and repair sun damage and other external factors in summer, not only externally (like our cosmetics), but also internally, with a balanced diet with EVOO as the main ingredient, which acts as a calming and anti-inflammatory on a general level in our body. EVOO has a composition rich in antioxidants and powerful vitamins that protects us from within. These benefits of extra virgin olive oil are effective even on the most sensitive skin. It helps to revitalize and strengthen the tone of the skin tissue because it repairs the tissues damaged by the sun and fights the premature aging of the skin and hair thanks to its components (vitamins, antioxidants, polyphenols and fatty acids)”, concludes- he.
This is why the company not only offers a proposal of organic extra virgin olive oils, but also a range of EVOO cosmetics with restorative and highly effective ingredients.
All the benefits of olive oil
As you may have already noticed, olive oil is a super complete natural product that has multiple benefits. Before knowing how to use it for facial imperfections, we are going to tell you about some of its benefits so that you do not hesitate to use it in your beauty routines.
- Moisturizes facial skin.
- Fight wrinkles, expression lines and other signs of aging.
- Cleanses the skin and naturally removes remaining dirt.
- Reduces dark circles.
- Promotes eyelash growth.
Olive oil and lemon for facial blemishes
Now that you know all the benefits of olive oil, it’s time for you to discover the perfect combination to eliminate facial imperfectionswhich always appear during the summer.
One of the best foods for skin lightening and reducing skin blemishes is lemon. Has whitening properties thanks to citric acid and vitamin C it contains, in addition to helping to exfoliate the skin and eliminate all dead cells. Thus, combined with olive oil, the result is quite satisfactory.
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- juice of 1 lemon
Method of elaboration and treatment
- Squeeze the lemon.
- Mix lemon juice with olive oil.
- Dip a cotton ball in the mixture and apply it to the stained areas.
- Leave to act for about 20 minutes.
- Rinse face with plenty of water.
It is important that after applying a lemon treatment, you do not expose your skin to the sun, as new spots may appear. It is best to do this at night before going to sleep.