Newsflash: Olive oil isn’t just a topping for your pasta or an ingredient in your salad dressing. It’s actually fantastic for your skin too! Between its antibacterial properties and hydrating power, olive oil is the unsung hero of skincare that was hiding in your cupboard this whole time.
Let us fill you in on the best products that feature this super ingredient. Here at Grove, we specialize in products that use naturally-occurring ingredients all around us to amp up your daily routine–and we love products you can feel good about too. Read on for all the olive oil benefits for skin that you will wish you knew about sooner. Better late than never though, right?
Step up your morning skincare routine with Weleda One-Step Cleanser and Toner, made to deeply cleanse your face while also toning your skin. This combination cleanser and toner uses fatty acids from olive oil to create a milky formula combined with iris root extract for gentle cleansing, plus witch hazel extract as a mild astringent — all packaged …
You trust Mrs. Meyer’s products to clean your home, now trust them when it comes to your personal care. This Mrs. Meyer's Bar Soap is made without parabens, is Leaping Bunny certified, and is made from thoughtfully chosen ingredients. Plus, it’s available in the garden-inspired scents you know and love from Mrs. Meyer’s, such as Lavender, Plum …
Skin types: Oily, combination, and normal
Helps defend against: Free radicals and pollution
Got dry hands from frequent washing? Not anymore! Hand in Hand’s Hand Soap is ultra-hydrating and packed with natural, nourishing ingredients that are responsibly sourced and never harmful to your skin — or the environment. This creamy, sudsy hand soap is 100% vegan and cruelty free, and it leaves your hands remarkably soft, no matter how often you …
Olio E Osso Shave Oil makes it easy to multitask in the shower. Suitable for everyone, this nutrient-dense, lightweight oil is specially formulated to help protect even the most sensitive parts of your skin from nicks and ingrown hairs. Natural oils such as olive, meadowfoam seed, and grape seed lock in moisture to hydrate, nourish, and protect, …
Yes! Between boasting antioxidants, vitamins A & E, and antibacterial properties, olive oil is a skincare superstar. These qualities are also linked to slowing the aging process while locking moisture in to keep your skin feeling soft and glowing. Still not fully convinced? Read our guide about olive oil skin benefits.
Trick question—both coconut oil and olive oil are fantastic for your skin! They boast all of the same qualities that keep your skin glowing and healthy, while also fending off bacteria and other irritants.
The only potential drawback is that putting oil on already-oily skin may clog pores, so we recommend switching to another method if that sounds like you. Otherwise, slather it on like a pig in mud, because it’s good for you and your skin.
Want to learn more about coconut oil so you can make an educated decision? We got you covered! Read this article about coconut oil uses for hair and skin.
It’s probably best to avoid using olive oil on baby skin. According to Dermatology Education Foundation, olive oil is safe to ingest, and unlikely to cause an allergic reaction, but may break down skin barriers when used topically on newborns. Talk to your pediatrician before trying any oils on your baby’s skin during massage to make sure it’s right for your child.
At Grove, we take the guesswork out of which products are good for you and your home. Every product meets strict standards for being nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Once you find products you love, we ship to your home on a flexible, monthly schedule.
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